Lawson Falls Picnic Ground (Bunyip State Park)

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Lawson Falls Picnic Ground (Bunyip State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

Warnings

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.

Seasonal Road Closures - Bunyip State Park

Seasonal Road Closures 2024 - Bunyip State Park

Parks Victoria works in partnership with Four Wheel Drive Victoria and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action to ensure roads and tracks in parks across the State are available for visitors to safely access remote locations through the warmer months of the year. Certain roads and tracks are closed to vehicles (such as four-wheel drives and trailbikes) during the winter and early spring to ensure visitor safety, prevent unnecessary damage to roads and tracks and to protect sensitive environments.

Roads and tracks closed in Bunyip State Park from 14th June to 4th November 2024
Andersons Road
Andersons Track
Birrell Track
Blue Range Road
Bullock Link Track
Bunyip Ridge Track
Gentle Annie Track
Little Bunyip Track
Nash Creek Loop Track
Quartz Creek Road
Robertsons Creek Fireline Track
Rocky Track
Tea Tree Track
Western Track

Significant fines apply to breaches of seasonal closures.

Further information is available from the Parks Victoria Information Centre 13 1963 or via https://www.parks.vic.gov.au 

Robertson Creek Track Closure

Robertsons Creek Fireline is currently closed for maintenance upgrades in preparation for a planned burn as per the Joint Fuel Management Plan.  For further information contact the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action, Forest Fire Management Victoria on 13 6186.

Mortimer Nature Trail Closure

Mortimer Nature Walk was severely impacted by storm events during February 2024 and remains closed to walkers until tree risk and cleanup works have been undertaken. 
 
Visitors are encouraged to explore other walks in the area such as Nicholls Hut Track to Four Brothers Rocks or walking tracks near Dyers Camping and Picnic Area.

Attachments: Mortimer Nature Walk Closure March 2024 (908KB)

Nash Creek Campground Upgrades

Nash Creek Campground will be closed until September 2024 while upgrades to the camping facilities are undertaken.

Parks Victoria will be increasing the number of camping sites to accommodate motorhomes and caravans, improving vehicle parking and entry road, treating hazardous trees to make the campground safer for visitors and will be formalising existing sites to protect environmental values. Other facilities such as picnic tables and firepits will also be installed.

Visitors are encouraged to use other campgrounds within Bunyip State Park (such as Mortimer Camping and Picnic Area, Dyers Camping and Picnic Ground and Forest Road Camping Area) and Scout Loop Camping Area in nearby Kurth Kiln Regional Park.   
 
For further information please contact the Parks Victoria Information Centre at info@parks.vic.gov.au or call 13 1963.

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