Historic huts in Alpine National Park

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Historic huts in Alpine National Park

Alpine National Park

Things to do in the area

Two women follow the path through scrub up Mt Bogong with mountain views in the distance.

Hiking in Alpine National Park

Explore some of Australia's best mountain walking around Mount Bogong, including the Staircase, Eskdale Spur and a variety of other day hikes and family walks.
Two women camp in the Alpine National Park at twilight.

Dispersed camping in Alpine National Park

The Alpine National Park offers some of the most authentic and scenic bush camping opportunities in Victoria.

How to get there

Historic huts in Alpine National Park

Walking is one of the best ways to discover the variety and beauty of the alpine environment. The day walks described in this leaflet are just a selection from many possibilities. The  walking season lasts from early November until late May as the area is usually snow covered during winter and early spring. Park cars on the roadside and not on the native snow grasses, which are easily damaged. 

Need to know

Historic huts in Alpine National Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Aerial shooting operation underway

    Parts of this park will be closed Monday 24 to Friday 28 May 2021.

    Aerial shooting operation underway

    Parts of this park will be closed Monday 24 to Friday 28 May 2021.

    Aerial shooting operation underway

    Parts of this park will be closed Monday 24 to Friday 28 May 2021.

  • Alpine National Park

    Little Cobbler Track closed until further notice

    Little Cobbler Track in Alpine National Park is closed until further notice due to bridge safety concerns.

    Track closures - Alpine National Park (Eastern Alps)

    The following tracks in the Alpine NP (Omeo Management Area) are currently closed to all vehicles while condition assessments and repairs are being undertaken:
     
    Ingeegoodbee Track
    Cobberas Track
    MacFarlanes Flat Track

    Early Seasonal Road Closures 2021

    The following roads in the Alpine National Park are subject to early seasonal road closures from 8 May 2021: Golden Ridge Track, Kelly Lane, King Spur Track, Long Spur Track, Shepherds Creek Track, Davies Plain Track, and Kings Plain Track. Please refer to 2020 maps for locations of the closures on the seasonal road closure page until the 2021 maps are published.

    Aerial shooting operation

    Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Friday between 10 to 14 May and 24 May to 4 June.
    Maps and more information available at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire

    Aerial shooting operation

    Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Friday between 10 to 14 May and 24 May to 4 June.
    Maps and more information available at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire

    Aerial shooting operation

    Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Friday between 10 to 14 May and 24 May to 4 June.
    Maps and more information available at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire

    Aerial shooting operation

    Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Friday between 10 to 14 May and 24 May to 4 June.
    Maps and more information available at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire

    Aerial shooting operation

    Parts of this park will be closed Mondays to Friday between 10 to 14 May and 24 May to 4 June.
    Maps and more information available at https://www.parks.vic.gov.au/projects/deer-and-feral-animal-control-in-response-to-bushfire

    Deer control (ground shooting) - Alpine National Park (Bogong High Plains and surrounds)

    Parks Victoria will be continuing its deer control program on and around the Bogong High Plains from early-December 2020 to May 2021.


    The program will be carried out under strict conditions designed to ensure safe, effective, and humane practices are implemented.  A suitably qualified and experienced contractor has been engaged to deliver the work.

    All personnel involved will be working under the supervision of Parks Victoria staff. They will be readily identifiable and will act in accordance with all legal requirements to ensure the safe use of firearms.

    All activities will comply with the requirements set out by the Department of Health and Human Services regarding hygiene and physical distancing to limit the spread of the coronavirus.

    If you have any questions, or would like more information, please contact Parks Victoria on 13 1963.

    Attachments: Deer Control Area - ANP Bogong High Plains and surrounds (419KB)

    Road maintenance - Howitt, Moroka and Tamboritha Roads

    Road maintenance is currently underway on Howitt, Moroka and Tamboritha roads in the Foothills & Southern Alps area of the Alpine National Park. Please be aware of traffic management changes and  possible delays. Always adhere to signs and road conditions.

  • 1st Beach (Marlo Coastal Reserve)

    Temporary track closures - Alpine National Park (Eastern Alps)

    Temporary track closures - Alpine National Park (Eastern Alps)

    The following tracks in the Alpine National Park (Omeo Management Area) are currently closed to all vehicles while condition assessments and repairs are being undertaken:
     
    Ingeegoodbee Track
    Cobberas Track
    MacFarlanes Flat Track

    These tracks are expected to remain closed for an extended period during 2021 while complex assessments are undertaken and options for repairs are evaluated. These tracks will remain closed for the summer and autumn/winter period of 2021. Parks Victoria will notify key stakeholders and update this information when the tracks are reopened.

  • Bungalow Spur Walk (Alpine National Park)

    Carparking at Bungalow Spur Walking is now located at Tronah Reserve

    BUNGALOW SPUR CARPARK | Council has been working with the community, the Tronoh Reserve Committee of Management and Parks Victoria to facilitate suitable, safe parking for visitors to the popular Bungalow Spur Walking Track up Mount Feathertop.
    This week new signage will be visible to those visiting the walking track:
    - A series of permanent signs will designate the area immediately opposite the existing trailhead on Feathertop Track as a drop off zone only, designed for motorists to drop off and collect walkers and their equipment.
    - A temporary Variable Message Sign will be installed to direct motorists to a new carparking area in the Tronoh Reserve and limit vehicular traffic on Feathertop Track.
    The scope of the Alpine Better Places Harrietville Detailed Concept Design project includes carparking and trailhead facilities in the Tronoh Reserve, and interested members of the community are encouraged to provide feedback on the draft concept designs during the next community consultation planned in early 2021.
    For further information, please contact Council on 5755 0555 or info@alpineshire.vic.gov.au.

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