Tackle a scramble up the steep slope of Flat Rock, where you can take a break on the rocky slab and enjoy views of a spectacular natural ampitheatre. The walk to the top of Flat Rock is great for energetic families.
Continue past the impressive Taipan Wall and see if you can spot any avid rock climbers trying to conquer the sheer rockface. Keep your eyes peeled for the world's fastest bird–the peregrine falcon–in the cliffs. Look out over Mt Arapiles and its tiny neighbour, Mitre Rock.
Experienced and fit hikers will enjoy the strenuous walk to the summit of Mt Stapylton. Not for the faint-hearted, the steep trek involves rock hopping and scrambling. When you reach the isolated rocky masses at the top, you'll be rewarded with breathtaking views of the Grampians National Park and surrounding plains.
Climb down from the summit and continue the loop walk as it passes water-etched rock terraces and descends into dense scrub before returning to the campground.
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Mount Stapylton Walk
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Mount Stapylton Walk
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 Sites
Grand Canyon Staircase ClosedThe steel staircase at the south-eastern exit of the Grand Canyon is closed due to an engineering issue. The Grand Canyon remains open as a return walk from Wonderland Carpark. The Pinnacle walk remains open via the canyon bypass walking track.
Grampians National Park
Mitchell Road ClosedMitchell Road is closed until further notice due to storm damage to a concrete causeway.
Mt Zero Road Closure: 10th to 14th May 2021Mt Zero Road will be closed due to roadworks between Red Gum Lease Track and Pines Road from Monday the 10th of May to Friday the 14th of May 2021 (inclusive).During this period the alternative route is via Fyans Creek Road and Pines Road.
Road Report - 23/04/2021Download the latest Road Report to find out the latest condition of the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.
Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 23 April 2021 (171KB)
Park Access Update - 23/04/2021Download the latest Grampians National Parks Access Update to find out what is closed or has access issues in the park.
Attachments: Grampians Access Update 23rd April 2021 (173KB)
First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)
Major Mitchell Plateau Walking Track Partial ClosureThe Major Mitchell Plateau Walking Track is closed between Stockyard Track and Jimmy Creek Campground due to Grampians Peaks Trail works.Walkers crossing the plateau must use Stockyard Track as the southern access route. Vehicles may be parked at Mafeking Picnic Area or the corner of Mafeking and Emmett Roads.Walkers undertaking the three day circuit, must use Stockyard Track, Emmett Road and Jimmy Creek Road as the alternative route. This alternative involves approximately 10km of four wheel drive track and unsealed road walking.See the attached map for assistance with orientation.For further information contact Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap in (03) 8427 2258.
Attachments: Major Mitchell Plateau - Stockyard to Jimmy Closure (9,807KB)
Mount Difficult Summit Walk (Grampians National Park)
Mt Difficult Walking Track ClosureDue to Grampians Peaks Trail construction works the Mt Difficult walking track between Deep Creek Track Junction and Mt Difficult (Gar) Summit Track Junction will be closed until further notice. Please see attached map.Mt Difficult (Gar) remains accessible from Mt Difficult Road and Longpoint West Hike-in Camping Area as a return walk. Please keep in mind this is a rough grade 4 walking track only suitable for more experienced bushwalkers. Limited roadside parking is available on Mt Difficult Road.Beehive Falls and Briggs Bluff remain open as return walks from Beehive Falls Carpark.
Attachments: Mt Difficult Range Track Closure (2,245KB)
Stapylton Campground (Grampians National Park)
Wannon Crossing Campground (Grampians National Park)
Wannon Crossing Campground ClosureWannon Crossing Campground will be closed between Tuesday the 11th of May and Friday the 2nd of July 2021 due to park operations and Grampians Peaks Trail construction works.The nearest alternative campground is Jimmy Creek Campground.
Stony Creek Group Camping Area RelocatedStony Creek Group Camping Area has been relocated 500m west of Rosea Carpark on Stony Creek Road. Walkers should access this site by following Stony Creek Road from Rosea Carpark, rather than the link track from the Mt Rosea Walking Track.