Walk Category: Day
Getting There: Car
Nearest Town: Falls Creek, Mount Beauty
Walk Area: North East Victoria
Distance from Melbourne GPO: 370 km
Mobile Phone Coverage: Yes
Walk Details Collated: February 2010
Walk Details Provided By: Waverley Bushwalking Club
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Falls Creek has public toilets, shelter, cafe's and a supermarket. All are open year round, though opening hours can be limited in quiet times.
To reach Falls Creek from Melbourne, take the Hume Highway (M3) north of Melbourne to north of Glenrowan. Take the Snow Road exit (C522) and continue through Myrtleford, Bright, Mount Beauty and on to Falls Creek village.Falls Creek is 386kms from Melbourne.
From Falls Creek Village continue by car on the Bogong High Plains Road to the far end of Rocky Valley Storage Dam wall where there is a small car park and information board.
The bushwalking season in alpine areas is usually from November to May but can vary according to weather conditions.
Parks Victoria: Alpine National Park
Parks Victoria: Alpine NP – High Country Bogong High Plains Park Note
In summer, there is accommodation and food available at Falls Creek but no petrol. Refer Falls Creek website for more information.
1. VicMap 1:50,000 Bogong Alpine Area and Bogong Alpine Area Outdoor Recreation Guide, Spatial Vision Innovations, 2011
2. VicMap: Online access to 1:30,000 topographic maps
Bushwalking Victoria's advocacy efforts aim to proactively influence decisions that impact on bushwalking and bushwalkers in Victoria, by engaging with key decision makers and land managers such as Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP)to ensure that bushwalking issues and opportunities are understood and considered when policies and decisions are made that impact on the bushwalking community in Victoria.
Below is a list of campaigns that we encourage you to join: