Saint Bernards Walk (Cathedral Range State Park)

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Saint Bernards Walk (Cathedral Range State Park)

This pleasant walk leads from Cooks Mill to the Jawbone Carpark and winds through ferny gullies and open eucalypt forest with peppermint and messmate stringybark trees. Lyrebirds, koalas, possums and wallabies can be seen among along the trail, which also offers glimpses of the impressive rock formations of the northern Cathedral Range.

This Grade 3, 1.2km long trail has some short steep sections and is suitable for people of moderate fitness and experience. It takes approximately 45 minutes one way, and can be used as a link to the Jawbone Creek Track to access the high peaks.

Visitor Tips: Wear sturdy hiking footwear, and carry sufficient water to stay hydrated. Allow plenty of daylight to complete your walk. Phone signals are unreliable – hikers should consider carrying a radio or personal locator beacon, and don’t forget to communicate your intentions to friends or relatives before setting out. Download the Visitor Guide for more advice on safe and enjoyable walking in Cathedral Range State Park.

Restrictions: Please note this trail is for walkers only (no bicycles, pets or horses).

How to get there

Saint Bernards Walk (Cathedral Range State Park)

Facilities

Toilets

Need to know

Saint Bernards Walk (Cathedral Range State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No firearms allowed
  • No bicycles
  • No horses

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes

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.
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