Mt Sturgeon (Wurgarri) Walk (Grampians National Park)


Mt Sturgeon (Wurgarri) Walk (Grampians National Park)

Tackle the strenuous 7km return Mount Sturgeon Walk where striking views over the surrounding ranges, low-lying volcanic plains and Dunkeld await. Hike through open woodland scattered with Grampians Gum, weathered rocky outcrops and stunted vegetation as you near the summit.

How to get there

Mt Sturgeon (Wurgarri) Walk (Grampians National Park)



Need to know

Mt Sturgeon (Wurgarri) Walk (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No horses
  • No vehicles
  • No generators
  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed


  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care

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 2021

Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. Seasonal road closures generally operate 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.

Mt Difficult Closures - Grampians Peaks Trail Air Operations

Until August 31st 2021, official walking track closures will be in place in the Mt Difficult Range to accommodate for aircraft operations and on ground construction of the Grampians Peaks Trail. 

To ensure visitor safety, there will be no access beyond Briggs Bluff to Mt Difficult summit and into the Mt Difficult road area via Longpoint East and West firelines. The Mt Difficult overnight walk is closed. 

On the day of aircraft operations, walking tracks to Beehive Falls, lower water falls of Gar and Briggs Bluff will close temporarily. There will also be road closures on Roses Gap Road. 

There will also be airlift operations in the Mt William area and Dunkeld/Mt Abrupt areas.

Notifications will be placed closer to the date of operations. 

For further information please contact Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre Ph 8427 2058, or the Parks Victoria Information line 13 19 63

Attachments: Track Closures - Mt Difficult Air Ops July15_ (835KB)

Grampians National Park Access Update 9th July 2021

Latest Park closures and access updates. For further information please contact Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre prior to traveling to the park. 

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 9th JULY 2021 (243KB)

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