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The works are scheduled between February and April 2017.

There may be no toilet available for use between this period as the old toilet will be decommissioned. Please ensure you walk at least 100 metres from the river or any water way, dig a hole and bury your waste and toilet paper very carefully.

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Roper Lookout, Falls Creek
Alpine National Park

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  • Walk Length: 5 km
  • Walk duration: 1.5 - 2 hours
  • Walk Grade: Easy
  • Walk Style: Circuit
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Roper Lookout, Falls Creek

Walk Summary

 Walk Category:  Short

Getting There:  Car

Nearest Town:  Falls Creek

Walk Area:  North East Victoria

Distance from Melbourne GPO:  390km

Mobile Phone Coverage:  Yes but coverage varies by provider

Walk Details Collated:  January 2012

Walk Details Provided By:  CAEX Bushwalking Club

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Getting There

Travel to Falls Creek on the Hume Highway to Wangaratta.  From Wangaratta take the Great Alpine Rd (route B500) to Myrtleford, Bright, Mount Beauty and then Falls Creek village.

The walking track to Roper Lookout commences several kilometres past Falls Creek along the Bogong High Plains Road.  Cross over the Rocky Valley dam wall and park your car near the information board on the other side (eastern end) of the dam wall.


Further Information

Parks VictoriaAlpine National Park

Parks Victoria:  Alpine National Park Visitor Guide - Bogong area  

Mobile phone coverage information  

Maps:  VicMap 1:50,000 Bogong Alpine Area and Bogong Alpine Area Outdoor Recreation Guide, Spatial Vision Innovations, 2011

Bogong High Plains Road is closed during the winter season from Rocky Valley to Trapyard Gap in the Alpine National Park.  Some roads and campsites in this park are subject to seasonal closures - Refer to the Alpine National Park website for details

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