St Gwinear Summit Walk (Baw Baw National Park)


St Gwinear Summit Walk (Baw Baw National Park)

The St Gwinear Summit Walk winds through lush heathland and twisted snowgum forest. Admire the magnificent views stretching across the Thompson and Aberfeldy Rivers Valley’s and on to the Victorian Alps before returning to base. 

How to get there

St Gwinear Summit Walk (Baw Baw National Park)

Need to know

St Gwinear Summit Walk (Baw Baw National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care

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.

Closure due to COVID-19

Under the direction of the Chief Health Officer and in accordance with Department of Health and Human Services’ requirements, this facility will remain closed until further notice. This is to reduce the number of people moving around in the community and reduce the risk of transmission. For more information, visit

Seasonal road closures 2020

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. View the list of 2020 seasonal road closures for details and check the corresponding map numbers with the seasonal road closure 2020 index map for locations of the closures or visit the seasonal road closures page for more information.

Visitor number restrictions over winter

There will be a limit on the number of visitors permitted into the Mount St Gwinear carpark in Baw Baw National Park at any one time. Toboggan hire will be unavailable so visitors must bring their own. Parks Victoria staff will be at the entry to the carpark to assist visitors and monitor vehicle numbers. For further information go to

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