Federation Hut (Alpine National Park)


Federation Hut (Alpine National Park)

A true alpine camping experience and the perfect base for ascending Mt Feathertop. The Federation Hut camping area has sites dispersed amongst the Snow Gums and can be accessed from Harrietville via the Bungalow Spur and The Razorback ridge from Mt Hotham. Link the Bon Accord Spur and Razorback and Bungalow Spurs for a multi-day alpine walking experience. The hut provides campers and day visitors with shelter and refuge in emergencies only. Always carry a tent to ensure your safety. A toilet is provided and there is a small water tank at the hut with untreated water. Fires are only permitted in the hut within the fireplace provided and otherwise it is a fuel stove only area.

How to get there

Federation Hut (Alpine National Park)

Need to know

Federation Hut (Alpine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No firearms allowed
  • No horses


    • Not yet assessed
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track

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.

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

Aerial shooting operation underway

Parts of the Alpine National Park, south of the Great Alpine Road in the Mt Hotham, Dinner Plain, Dargo High Plains area will be closed from Monday 21st to Friday 25th September (inclusive).
The Brabalung Trail (Hotham to Dinner Plain Trail) and JB Plain Camping Area are open.
This is to ensure safe implementation of an aerial shooting program targeting feral animals, to protect native species impacted by bushfires.
The Dargo High Plains Road north of Dargo is currently closed from Treasure Plain to the Great Alpine Road under a seasonal closure. For further information on the seasonal closure please contact the Alpine Shire on Phone: 03 5755 0555 or Email: info@alpineshire.vic.gov.au

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