MYRTLEFORD on the GREAT ALPINE ROAD
Myrtleford is the thriving commercial hub of the Alpine Shire with a population of some 3500 people. It is some 223m above sea-level on the Great Alpine Rd between Wangaratta and Bright in north east Victoria. Myrtleford is 273 km north-east of Melbourne via the Hume Freeway.
It is beautifully positioned in the northern foothills of the Mt Buffalo Range adjacent the Ovens River, Happy Valley Creek and Barwidgee Creek. As a result of its location it serves as a gateway to Mt Buffalo National Park and its associated skiing resorts.
Beautiful scenery, tranquillity, rivers and mountain views will enchant visitors to Myrtleford, nestled in the Ovens Valley with Mt Buffalo providing a dramatic backdrop. The town is a flourishing commercial centre and the hub for timber, hops and the expanding premium winegrape market.
MYRTLEFORD is part of regional Victoria’s HIGH COUNTRY and ideally located between tourist destination towns BRIGHT and BEECHWORTH.