Mount Stapylton (Gunigalg) Loop Walk (Grampians National Park)

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Mount Stapylton (Gunigalg) Loop Walk (Grampians National Park)

Start this strenuous 12km return walk from Stapylton Campground. The Mount Stapylton loop walk gradually climbs through open forest then quickly turns into a strenuous scramble over rocky outcrops and ramps as you reach the summit. Take in the iconic Grampians vistas before looping back past water-etched rock terraces.

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Mount Stapylton (Gunigalg) Loop Walk (Grampians National Park)

Need to know

Mount Stapylton (Gunigalg) Loop Walk (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
    • Slippery surface
    • Steep track
    • 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.

Grand Canyon Staircase Closed

The steel staircase at the south-eastern exit of the Grand Canyon is closed due to an engineering issue. The Grand Canyon remains open as a return walk from Wonderland Carpark. The Pinnacle walk remains open via the canyon bypass walking track.

Mitchell Road Closed

Mitchell Road is closed until further notice due to storm damage to a concrete causeway.

Major Mitchell Plateau Walking Track Partial Closure

The Major Mitchell Plateau Walking Track is closed between Stockyard Track and Jimmy Creek Campground due to Grampians Peaks Trail works.

Walkers crossing the plateau must use Stockyard Track as the southern access route. Vehicles may be parked at Mafeking Picnic Area or the corner of Mafeking and Emmett Roads.

Walkers undertaking the three day circuit, must use Stockyard Track, Emmett Road and Jimmy Creek Road as the alternative route. This alternative involves approximately 10km of four wheel drive track and unsealed road walking.

See the attached map for assistance with orientation.

For further information contact Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre in Halls Gap in (03) 8427 2258.


Attachments: Major Mitchell Plateau - Stockyard to Jimmy Closure (9,807KB)

Mt Difficult Walking Track Closure

Due to Grampians Peaks Trail construction works the Mt Difficult walking track between Deep Creek Track Junction and Mt Difficult (Gar) Summit Track Junction will be closed until further notice. 
 
Mt Difficult (Gar) remains accessible from Mt Difficult Road and Longpoint West Hike-in Camping Area as a return walk. Please keep in mind this is a rough grade 4 walking track only suitable for more experienced bushwalkers. Limited roadside parking is available on Mt Difficult Road.
 
Beehive Falls and Briggs Bluff remain open as return walks from Beehive Falls Carpark.

Attachments: Mt Difficult Range Track Closure (2,245KB)

Mt Difficult Walking Track Closure

Due to Grampians Peaks Trail construction works the Mt Difficult walking track between Deep Creek Track Junction and Mt Difficult (Gar) Summit Track Junction will be closed until further notice. Please see attached map.
 
Mt Difficult (Gar) remains accessible from Mt Difficult Road and Longpoint West Hike-in Camping Area as a return walk. Please keep in mind this is a rough grade 4 walking track only suitable for more experienced bushwalkers. Limited roadside parking is available on Mt Difficult Road.
 
Beehive Falls and Briggs Bluff remain open as return walks from Beehive Falls Carpark.

Attachments: Mt Difficult Range Track Closure (2,245KB)

Stony Creek Group Camping Area Relocated

Stony Creek Group Camping Area has been relocated 500m west of Rosea Carpark on Stony Creek Road. Walkers should access this site by following Stony Creek Road from Rosea Carpark, rather than the link track from the Mt Rosea Walking Track.

Road Report - 01/04/2021

Download the latest Grampians National Park road report to find out the condition of the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 1 April 2021 (169KB)

Access update 01/04/2021

Download the latest Grampians National Park Access Update to find out information about any closures or access issues.

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 1st April 2021 (171KB)

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