Mt William (Duwul) Summit Walk (Grampians National Park)

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Mt William (Duwul) Summit Walk (Grampians National Park)

From the Mt William carpark, follow the steep climb to the highest point in the Grampians, Mount William (Duwul), where stunted eucalyptus give way to 360-degree views of jagged mountain ranges and open plains. Make the hike just before sunset and see this unique and ancient landscape saturated in beautiful colours.

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Mt William (Duwul) Summit Walk (Grampians National Park)

Need to know

Mt William (Duwul) Summit Walk (Grampians National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No fires permitted
  • No generators
  • No horses
  • No vehicles
  • Management vehicle only
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

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

Major Mitchell Plateau Partial Closure

The Major Mitchell Plateau walking track is closed between First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area and Jimmy Creek Campground due to Grampians Peaks Trail construction works.
First Wannon Hike-in Camping Area remains open and accessible from Mt William Carpark and Kalymna Campground as a return walk.

Grand Canyon Staircase Closed

The steel staircase at the south-eastern exit of the Grand Canyon is closed due to an engineering issue. The Grand Canyon remains open as a return walk from Wonderland Carpark. The Pinnacle walk remains open via the canyon bypass walking track.

Stapylton Loop Walk

The eastern half of the Stapylton Walk loop is overgrown and indistinct in many places. This section has been closed while a new alignment associated with the Grampians Peaks Trail (GPT) is due to open in January 2021.

Mitchell Road Closed

Mitchell Road is closed until further notice due to storm damage to a concrete causeway.

Park Access Update - 6/01/21

Download the latest Park Access Update for information on closures or access issues within Grampians National Park.

Attachments: Grampians Access Update 6th Jan 2021 (171KB)

Stony Creek Group Camping Area Relocated

Stony Creek Group Camping Area has been relocated 500m west of Rosea Carpark on Stony Creek Road. Walkers should access this site by following Stony Creek Road from Rosea Carpark, rather than the link track from the Mt Rosea Walking Track.

Road Report - 07/01/2021

Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report to find out the condition of the parks roads and four wheel drive tracks.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 7 Jan 2021 (159KB)

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