Walking in Mount Lawson State Park

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Walking in Mount Lawson State Park

Mount Lawson State Park

Mount Lawson State Park has much to offer to keen hikers, with a network of short and medium-length walking tracks leading to spectacular lookouts, rushing waterfalls and shady glades.

Summit Loop Nature Trail – 1km, 20 minute circuit
This short nature trail from the picnic area at the Mount Lawson Summit meanders over and around the interesting rock outcrops on the 1,041m peak. Take in the views from various vantage points north to the Murray River valley, south to the Victorian Alps and east to the NSW Snowy Mountains

Conic Range Walking Track – 1.5km, 30 minutes return
Take the short walk from Firebrace Track (1.5km return) and climb through tall, old growth Blue Gums to the Conic Rocks, an outcrop of large granite boulders that form a spectacular natural viewing point over the northern part of the park.

Flaggy Creek Gorge Walking Track – 14km, 3 hours return
Climb to Valley View (1.5km) for panoramic views over the Murray River valley. Continue on this rugged walk for 5.5km to the interesting waterfalls and rock pools within Flaggy Creek Gorge.

Koetong Creek Walking Track – 4km, 1 hour return
Take your swimmers and follow a management vehicle track for 2km from the gate near the Koetong Creek Camps to the Spa, an interesting rock chute and swimming hole within Koetong Creek.

Things To Do

 
A 4WD climbs to the top of the Blue Rag Range Track.

Four-wheel driving and mountain biking

A network of four-wheel driving tracks exists in the park although most minor tracks are fine weather only and some seasonal track closures apply during winter.
Setting up a tent

Picnicking and camping

Take the family for a day out or a weekend stay. Basic visitor facilities, including tables and fireplaces, are available at Mt Lawson Summit, the Koetong Creek Camps, Conic Range and The Kurrajongs. There is a toilet at The Kurrajongs.
A couple looks on at a Wombat on Wilsons Promontory National Park,

Wildlife viewing

Get up close and personal with some of Australia's shy native wildlife or look up to spot tree-dwelling mammals and flocks of colourful birds,

How to get there

Walking in Mount Lawson State Park

Mount Lawson State Park is located about 70km east of Albury-Wodonga. It lies between the Murray Valley Highway and the Murray River. Mt Lawson Road provides unsealed, fine weather, two wheel drive access to most popular visitor areas. Vehicle access to the northern part of the park is possible at The Kurrajongs.

Need to know

Walking in Mount Lawson 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.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    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

    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 to visitors.
     
    For more information about deer control to protect biodiversity, please visit this link.

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