Cope Hut Camping Area (Alpine National Park)


Cope Hut Camping Area (Alpine National Park)

Cope Hut Camping Area is centred around the historic Cope Hut. Built in 1929 as a ski touring refuge in winter. Today it is still a refuge only to be used in emergencies and just 400m from the carpark on the Great Alpine Road. Please use the bookable camping platforms nearby or camp on the grassy plains areas among the snowgums for free.

How to get there

Cope Hut Camping Area (Alpine National Park)

Need to know

Cope Hut Camping Area (Alpine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • Management vehicle only
  • No generators
  • No vehicles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Areas of Alpine National Park closed due to fire

Alpine National Park remains closed due to fire activity in the area, with the exception of certain areas. Please check the Fire affected parks page for a full list. For a list of State Forest closures, visit the DELWP website. For the latest information on fires, visit For the latest information on road closures, visit

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