First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)


First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)

The First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area is a small bush camping area that is part of the strenuous overnight Major Mitchell Plateau hike. Quiet and remote, this small hikers camp is near the First Wannon Creek. For further information on this overnight walk please contact Brambuk the National Park Centre in Halls Gap.

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First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)



Need to know

First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No bicycles
  • No generators
  • Fees apply
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks
    • Unstable cliffs

Be Prepared

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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.

Mitchell Road Closed (Grampians National Park)

Storm damage to causeway. Mitchell Road closed.  Access to Kalymna Falls Campground and walk is via Picnic Ground Rd only.  

Silverband Falls Walk CLOSED

Due to bridge infrastructure damage Silverband Walking track is closed until further notice. 

Grand Canyon Walking Track Partly Closed

The Grand Canyon walking track is partly closed until further notice due to structural concerns with a staircase.
The Grand Canyon remains open as a return walk from Wonderland Carpark.
Access to the Pinnacle from Wonderland Carpark remains open via the western track that bypasses the Grand Canyon.

Major Mitchell Plateau Partly Closed

The Major Mitchell Plateau walking track is closed between First Wannon Hiker Camp and Jimmy Creek Campground due to Grampians Peaks Trail Works. First Wannon Hiker Camp remains open as a return walk from Sheep Hills Carpark, Mt William Carpark or Kalymna Campground. This closure will remain in place until further notice.

Road Report 4/12/2020

Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report for information on the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 4 Dec 2020 (108KB)

Park Access Update

Download the latest Grampians National Park Access Update to find out information on access changes or visitor site closures.

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 4th Dec 2020 (170KB)

Temporary relocation of Stony Creek Group Camping Area

Due to Grampians Peaks Trail upgrade works, Stony Creek Group Camping Area (Campground) has been temporarily relocated approximately 1.5 km to the east along Stony Creek Road.
Toilets and signage have been moved to this location.
This arrangement will remain in place until mid-2020.
All campers are required to stay at the new location. Camping is not permitted without a permit. 

European Wasps at Troopers Creek Campground

European Wasp populations have been identified at Troopers Creek Campground. Treatment is currently occurring to control these populations. Please be mindful when in the area.

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