Lalgambuk (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)


Lalgambuk (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) is a significant place for the Djadja Wurrung people. A unique experience in a small volcanic crater that offers an ideal place for a picnic or short term basic camping set amongst plantings of huge conifers and deciduous trees ablaze with colour in Autumn that create an exotic atmosphere. Toilets and wood fireplaces are provided. Bring your own firewood and campfires are only permitted in the fireplaces provided. Be aware of local fire restrictions. Please ensure you bring your own water and take all rubbish home.

How to get there

Lalgambuk (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)



Need to know

Lalgambuk (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No drones without a permit


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Vehicles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Uneven ground

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.

This park has been impacted by recent significant weather events

This park has been impacted by significant flood and/or storm events and some areas may be closed or restricted. Check the Storm and Flood Affected Parks page for the most up to date information on this location.

Mine Tailings management

Tailings from former mining activities have been identified in bushland along Doctor Gully Rd in Hepburn. These tailings contain elevated levels of heavy metals which can be harmful to human health. Please follow the directions on signs in the area to avoid contact with these tailings. Parks Victoria and the Environment Protection Authority are working to identify and assess the extent of mine tailings along Doctors Gully Rd

Attachments: Hepburn Regional Park - Tailings (322KB)

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