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Four wheel driving and trail bike riding in Bunyip State Park

Bunyip State Park

This is a great park for trail bike riding and four wheel driving.

The western section of Bunyip State Park, including some visitor sites, walking tracks and roads, is closed due to fire impact. Click on 'This area has reported issues' for details.

Several recreation vehicle touring experiences are available to suit varying levels of experience and skill. Tracks have been classified to indicate their degree of difficulty. Symbol markers have also been placed at the start of tracks as they lead off the main access road into park or forest areas.

Things to do in the area

 
A view of Bunyip State Park

Camping at Bunyip State Park

There are several camping areas within Bunyip State Park. No fees apply for these campgrounds.
Four Brothers Rock Bunyip State Park

Four Brothers Rocks

Discover a unique group of granitic rocks with sweeping views across the park.
Three horseriders saddle-up a pack horse before the day's riding.

Heritage Horse Trail

Horse riding is a great way to explore the distinctive bush atmosphere of Bunyip State Park and nearby Kurth Kiln Regional Park. The Heritage Horse Trail follows some of the course from the 2009 Tom Quilty Gold Cup ride – Australia’s national horse riding endurance event.

How to get there

Four wheel driving and trail bike riding in Bunyip State Park

A number of open roads and tracks within Bunyip State Park provide a range of experiences, great scenery and a sense of escapism.

Need to know

Four wheel driving and trail bike riding in Bunyip State Park

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.

  • Bunyip State Park

    Bunyip State Park - Notice of Deer Control

    Following the 2019 bushfires affecting Bunyip State Park, Parks Victoria has observed large numbers of deer entering and leaving the park, which is having a negative impact on natural regeneration. This has also been confirmed by reports from the local community. In response, Parks Victoria has obtained a permit from the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning to undertake a controlled, safe and humane deer control operation targeting Fallow and Sambar Deer within Bunyip State Park. 

    Control will occur each month until at least February 2022. Upcoming dates for control are as follows:
    • Tuesday 3 November – Thursday 5 November 2020 (into the early hours of Friday)
    • This program runs overnight from 6pm - 7am. 

    All areas within the control area will be closed during the deer control operation. A map of control areas is attached.
     
    This program will use accredited, authorised contractors, using deer legal calibre rifles. Suppressors are used, however shots may still be heard in the area.

    To be added to a contact list for further details of the program please email info@parks.vic.gov.au or call 13 1963.

    Attachments: Bunyip deer control blocks (2,517KB)

    Large area of Bunyip State Park closed due to fire impact.

    Several areas remain closed due to fire impact. Four Brothers Lookout, Luptons View, Mortimer Picnic Ground and Cannibal Creek horse unloading area are now open. Helmet Track Unloading Area remains closed. See the attached map for visitor sites, walking tracks and roads currently closed to the public.

    Attachments: Web_Map OCT-Bunyip-State-Park_Fire Closure (823KB)

    Nash Creek and Dyers picnic grounds and Helmet Track Unloading Area are closed

    Nash Creek camping ground, Dyers picnic ground and Helmet Track Unloading Area are closed due to bushfire impact. Mortimer Picnic Ground, Lawson Falls picnic ground, Cannibal Creek Horse Unloading area and Forest Road Unloading Area are open.

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