Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn R.P)


Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn R.P)

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) is a significant place for the Djadja Wurrung people. A unique experience in a small volcanic crater that offers an ideal place for a picnic or short term basic camping set amongst plantings of huge conifers and deciduous trees ablaze with colour in Autumn that create an exotic atmosphere.

How to get there

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn R.P)



Need to know

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn R.P)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No drones without a permit


  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Vehicles
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery surface
    • Uneven ground

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.

Sailors Falls Loop walk track maintenance

From Tuesday the 19th January to Friday the 22nd January 2021, the concrete footbridge and section of the sailors falls loop walking track are closed for maintenance. 

Access to the lower mineral springs is still available via the western side of the Sailor’s falls Loop Track (2km return walk, 30 minutes). Access to the lower falls viewing areas and the Goldfields Track remains as normal

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