Burrong Falls Trailhead (Grampians National Park)

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Burrong Falls Trailhead (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No fishing
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No dogs allowed
  • No camping
  • No generators
  • No firearms allowed
  • No motorised vehicles, including electric bikes or scooters allowed on management vehicle only paths, tracks or roads

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery surface
    • Slippery rocks
  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion

Mountain Lion (Designated rock-climbing and bouldering area) – Temporary exclusion
 
Significant Aboriginal cultural values have recently been rediscovered at the Mountain Lion designated rock-climbing and bouldering area.

While Parks Victoria and Gariwerd Traditional Owners determine a longer-term management response, and out of respect for this significant cultural landscape, visitors are requested to not access this area.

The Aboriginal Heritage Act 2006 protects Aboriginal cultural heritage and significant financial penalties apply for harm caused by individuals or corporate bodies.

For more information please visit the FAQ Update at the Rock Climbing in Gariwerd link below.

Temporary Closure Notification – Planned Burn – Oslers Track

FFMVIC have scheduled ignition for the following Planned Burn within Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park 

Oslers Track (GR-WIM-HGP-0042)

Start Date: Wednesday 17 April until advised
 
Forest Fire Management Victoria advise that the planned burn will be carried out, weather and fuel moisture conditions permitting

Burn Name: Oslers Track
Burn No: GR-WIM-HGP-0042
 
Temporary closures:
Oslers Track
Oslers Track Bush Camps
 
 
Visit & Sign Up: Sign up to Planned Burns Victoria www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns  Set up automated notifications about upcoming planned burns on public land near you. There is no charge to sign up to receive text messages. 

Download: The Vic Emergency App. Set up a watch zone and choose to be notified about planned burns in the ‘alerts’ settings
 
Call: The Vic Emergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 and request an interpreter or assistance for hearing difficulties via the National Relay Service. IN AN EMERGENCY CALL 000
 
Email: For specialist advice about planned burns in the Wimmera District you can contact Horsham FFMVic Office at wimmera.fuelmanagement@delwp.vic.gov.au or phone the office on (03) 8508 1222.

For Information about park closures and campground bookings within Grampians National Park:
 
Visit Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre – 277 Grampians Road Halls Gap, Ph 8427 2058 or for bookings and cancellations advice contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre Ph 13 1963 or email info@parks.vic.gov.au
 
You may see or smell smoke in the vicinity of the burn. For advice on how this may impact your health, visit www.epa.vic.gov.au/smoke
 
 

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park - Roads Update 22.04.2024

The Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park has several roads temporarily closed for repair works, upgrades, and recent fire impacts. Please be aware the movement of visitors in these parts of the National Park is restricted

Planned Burn Road Closures

Millstream Creek
Scheduled 21/04/204-23/04/24
Mt Difficult Rd (from Mt Victory Rd to the East Wartook track intersection)
Old Mill Rd from (Wartook Road to Boroka Lookout)
Rose Creek Rd (north from Mt Victory Rd)
Wartook East Track

Cassidy Gap
Scheduled 22/04/2024-24/04/2024
Mann’s Road - closed east of the intersection with Victoria Valley Rd
Serra Range Fireline - closed at the intersection of Vic Valley Road and Cassidy Gap Road
Cassidy Gap Rd closed from its intersection with Serra Range Fireline to its intersection with Grampians Rd. 

Road Closures
Mitchell Road is closed between Redman Road and Mt William Picnic Ground Road
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Seasonal Closures
Launders and Sanders Tracks are closed.
Moora Moora Track is partially closed in the southern section, from Homestead Track intersection to Glenelg River Road.

Grampians Peaks Trail – Trailhead Access
Road access (Griffin Track) to the Griffin Trailhead for the Grampians Peaks Trail is open to 4WD vehicles only. Walkers can access the GPT on foot via the Griffin Track from the Grampians Tourist Road.

Please see the latest road report attachment for full road and track details at the bottom of this page.

Attachments: Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park - Road Report - 22.04.2024 (277KB)

Pest animal control program in the Grampians – Deer and feral goats 29.04.2024 – 03.05.2024

An ongoing conservation program in the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park will be supported this month by a ground control operation targeting deer and feral goats.

Weather permitting, a ground shooting operation will be undertaken on weekdays between 29 April – 3 May to target these pest animals in remote parts of the Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park (see attached fact sheet with map).

During this time Boreang Campground will be closed.

To ensure visitor safety, warning signs will be placed at campgrounds and at major road access points to the control area.  Visitors are encouraged to follow all instructions on permanent and temporary signage.

Informed by scientific research, this program is aimed at controlling/reducing introduced deer and goat populations that are threatening the important natural and cultural values of the Greater Gariwerd Landscape.

For further information please contact 13 1963.

Attachments: Notification - Fact sheet - Grampians Deer Control April 2024 (540KB)

Plantation Campground Re-opened

Plantation Campground has now re-opened after completion of the Oslers Track Planned Burn.

Grampians National Park - Autumn planned burn season underway

Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park – Autumn Planned Program Underway
 
Forest Fire Management Victoria (FFMVic) have commenced the Autumn Planned Burning Program in Grampians (Gariwerd) National Park and surrounding reserves.
 
These planned burns have been nominated and approved as part of the FFMVic three-year Joint Fuel Management Program for the Wimmera Fire District. Each burn has been designated to a year and season, though this may change depending on burn objectives and seasonal conditions. You can view the three-year plan at https://www.ffm.vic.gov.au/bushfire-fuel-and-risk-management/joint-fuel-management-program
 
The map attached, outlines the burns programmed for this year. Detailing the exact date and time of ignition can be difficult and the final decision to proceed may only be made on the day of the burn - once resources, weather conditions and local fuel moisture levels are deemed suitable. Once a burn is scheduled for ignition, FFMVIC will send out regular notifications.
 
Some of the planned burns this Autumn may involve the temporary closure of visitor sites, roads and campgrounds within Grampians Gariwerd National Park and other reserves. This may include detours or closures of hike in campgrounds along the Grampians Peaks Trail, and other vehicle-based campgrounds.
·      Closures will be enforced for the duration of ignition and may remain in place for some days.  Visitor sites will re-open once the burn is declared safe.
·      We recommend that you seek information and stay informed about the status of the planned burns scheduled near you.
 
Stay informed about this Autumns planned burns schedule:
 
Visit & Sign Up:
Sign up to Planned Burns Victoria to set up automated notifications about upcoming planned burns on public land near you. There is no charge to sign up to receive text messages. 
Sign up via Planned Burns Victoria at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns 
 
Download: the VicEmergency App 
Set up a watch zone and choose to be notified about planned burns in the ‘alerts’ settings
 
Call: the VicEmergency Hotline on 1800 226 226 and request an interpreter or assistance for hearing difficulties via the National Relay Service
 
Email: For specialist advice about planned burns in the Wimmera District you can contact Horsham FFMVic Office at wimmera.fuelmanagement@delwp.vic.gov.au or phone the office on (03) 8508 1222.
 
For Information about park closures and campground bookings within Grampians National Park:
 
Visit: Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre – 277 Grampians Road Halls Gap, Ph 8427 2058
or for bookings and cancellations advice contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre Ph 13 1963 or email info@parks.vic.gov.au

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