Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

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Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

The Thomson River Canoe Trail winds through a deep river valley from the Thomson Dam to the Walhalla Road Bridge near Rawson. The grade 2 rapids are perfect for first time paddlers and rafters.

How to get there

Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

Need to know

Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No drones without a permit
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks

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.

Track closures due to severe weather damage.

 Cricket Ground and Britannia Spur Tracks- seasonally closed roads not yet suitable for reopening due to severe weather damage.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground shooting operations targeting deer will be undertaken in this Park from December 2022 to June 2023.  The park will remain open for visitors during ground shooting operations.
 
For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

Ground shooting operations targeting deer

Ground shooting operations targeting deer will be undertaken in these Parks from December 2022 to June 2023.
 
Some access restrictions may apply. Please observe local signage.

Alpine National Park (Bogong High Plains, Mount Bogong, Dinner Plain, Dargo High Plains, Foothills and Southern Alps)
Buchan Caves Reserve
Burrowa-Pine Mountain
Cape Conran Coastal Park
Cabbage Tree Creek Flora Reserve
Errinundra National Park
Howitt-Wellington Plains
Lake Tyers State Park
Mount Baw Baw National Park
Mount Buffalo National Park
Mount Mittamatite Regional Park
Mount Mitta Mitta Flora Reserve
Mount Lawson State Park
Mount Granya State Park
Mountain Creek Education Area
Pheasant Creek Flora Reserve
Wabba Wilderness Park
Wilsons Promontory National Park

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