Mt Stapylton (Gunigalg) Trail (Grampians National Park)

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Mt Stapylton (Gunigalg) Trail (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.

How to get there

Mt Stapylton (Gunigalg) Trail (Grampians National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Mt Stapylton (Gunigalg) Trail (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

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

Temporary Closure: Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre

As of the 1st of July 2020, Parks Victoria has temporarily taken on management of Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre.

The centre will remain closed while Parks Victoria undertakes due diligence in assessing infrastructure, facilities and conducts essential works. 

Parks Victoria will be delivering essential park information and support services for visitors and licensed tour operators by phone, email and online, including campground bookings, school group activity statements and trip intention processes.

Visitors seeking park information in person are asked to visit the Halls Gap Visitor Information Centre.

Parks Victoria contact details during this period:
Phone: 13 1963
Online campground bookings: www.parkstay.vic.gov.au 

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. 

Road Report - 20/11/2020

Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report to find out the condition of the park's roads and what roads are open and closed.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 20 Nov 2020 (108KB)

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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