Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)


Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)

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. Toilets and wood fireplaces are provided. Bring your own firewood and campfires are only permitted in the fireplaces provided. Be aware of local fire restrictions. Please ensure you bring your own water and take all rubbish home.

How to get there

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)



Need to know

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) Camping Area (Hepburn Regional Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are allowed but must be on a leash


  • No drones without a permit


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs 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.

Lalgambook (Mt Franklin) shelter and toilet upgrade

Works have begun on a new shelter and toilet facilities at Mt Franklin (Lalgambook) in the Hepburn Regional Park. During construction there will be a small works footprint closed off in the southern section of the campground. While toilet facilities are being replaced temporary toilet facilities will be provided for visitors. Works are expected to be completed by the early 2022. Please see attached flyer for more information

Attachments: Parks Victoria Factsheet Lalgambook (301KB)

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