The Horn Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)


The Horn Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Located just below the striking granite peak of The Horn, the scenic picnic area is among the iconic granite boulders and twisted snowgums of Mount Buffalo. Step out on the edge of the scenic picnic area and taken in the views over the Great Dividing Range.

How to get there

The Horn Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Need to know

The Horn Picnic Area (Mount Buffalo National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No camping


  • Terrain hazards
    • 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.

Mount Buffalo National Park Reopening up to Cathedral Saddle

Access into the park will be through to the Cathedral Saddle car park but all visitor facilities and most tracks north of there are open and accessible. There a few areas in the north that will have restricted access until we can undertake further assessments and rehabilitation works – please refer to the attached map. These areas are:
Reservoir Road
Rocky Creek Track
Mt McLeod Track
Macs Point Track from near the Leviathan
Long Plain Track to Mt Dunn and surrounds

Attachments: 20200203_Mt_Buffalo_Closure_Map_A3 (945KB)

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