Mt Glenrowan Lookout Walk (Warby-Ovens National Park)

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Mt Glenrowan Lookout Walk (Warby-Ovens National Park)

The Mt Glenrowan Lookout walk offers unparalleled views of the Ovens and King Valleys and the Victorian Alps. The 9km return walk begins at the stile at Taminick Gap and follows the Ridge Track. Park on the dirt to the side of the Ridge Track, before the gate.

The first section is a short steep climb up the sealed road to the communication towers. If you need a breather, stop on the way up and enjoy the views west towards the Winton Wetlands. With the hardest climb behind you, the rest of the walk to the lookout is moderate to easy.

Walkers should allow 4 hours for the Grade 3 return walk. Mountain bikes are also permitted on this track.

Visitor Tips: wear sturdy footwear and carry plenty of water, especially in hot weather.

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Mt Glenrowan Lookout Walk (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Need to know

Mt Glenrowan Lookout Walk (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No drones without a permit
  • Management vehicle only
  • No firearms allowed
  • No vehicles

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Heat exhaustion
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • Terrain hazards
    • 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.

Area Closure Due to Flooding

Due to localised flooding and wet weather, the following tracks are temporarily closed within the Warby-Ovens National Park: 


Hills Track, Wilsons Track, Boundary Track, Frosts Crossing Track, Ovens Track, Nicklaus Track, Yellow Creek Track, Robinsons Bend track and McQuades Bend track.


Alternative Ovens River campsites can be found nearby at Mclaughlins Bend or Camerons Bend. Tracks remain wet in areas. Please drive with caution. 

Seasonal road closures 2022

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate from after the long weekend in June through to the end of October, but may be extended due to seasonal conditions. Visit the seasonal road closures page for maps and more information.

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria
Japanese encephalitis (JE) has recently been detected in Victoria, with increased risk in the northern and north-west of Victoria and along the Murray River. This virus is spread to humans through mosquito bites and may cause a rare and potentially life-threatening infection of the brain. 
 
For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Beat the Bite- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

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