Heathy Spur to Mt Nelse Alpine National Park

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  • Walk Length: 15 km
  • Walk duration: 5 hours
  • Walk Grade: Medium
  • Walk Style: Return
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Heathy Spur to Mt Nelse

Walk Summary

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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Getting There

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.

 

 

 

 

Further Information

The bushwalking season in alpine areas is usually from November to May but can vary according to weather conditions.

Parks VictoriaAlpine National Park

Parks Victoria:  Alpine NP – High Country Bogong High Plains Park Note

Alpine Shire visitor information

In summer, there is accommodation and food available at Falls Creek but no petrol.  Refer Falls Creek website for more information.

Mobile phone coverage information  

Maps: 

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

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