Howitt Hut and Camping Area (Alpine National Park)


Howitt Hut and Camping Area (Alpine National Park)

Howitt Hut was built in the early 20th century making it one of the oldest such structures in this section of the park. Howitt Hut is closely related to the Wonnangatta murders and features on the iconic Wonnangatta Drive. This area provides remote camping and is often used as a base for visitors. A pit toilet and horse yards are also provided.

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Howitt Hut and Camping Area (Alpine National Park)



Need to know

Howitt Hut and Camping Area (Alpine National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No generators
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • Seasonally closed


  • Animals and pests
    • Beware European wasps
    • Snakes
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Uneven ground
    • Slippery surface

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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