Springtime Flower Walking Track (Warby-Ovens National Park)

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Springtime Flower Walking Track (Warby-Ovens National Park)

This easy loop walk is a lovely family stroll through Box Ironbark forest rich in birdlife. In spring, wildflowers cover the forest floor. The Grade 2 track is relatively flat and well signed.

Starting at Forest Camp, you can take the shorter northern loop (1.2km, 30mins) or the longer southern loop (3.7km, 2hrs) or combine them. The full is 4.9km and takes around 2.5 hours at a gentle pace.

To shorten the southern loop (to around 2.5km), turn north (right) where the track meets Spring Track and follow it back to Forest Camp instead of following the arrows south (left).

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

How to get there

Springtime Flower Walking Track (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Need to know

Springtime Flower Walking Track (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

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

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees 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.

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.

Partial Park Closure Due to Flooding

Due to localised flooding on the Ovens River, 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, Mcquades Bend Track, Mclaughlins Track, Camerons Track and South Track. 

Alternative Ovens River campsites can be found nearby at Parolas Bend and Naughtins Bend. Tracks remain wet in areas. Please drive with caution. 

Puzzle Bend Bridge Closure

The Puzzle Bend bridge within Warby-Ovens National Park is now closed to all traffic, including pedestrians, for safety reasons. This bridge has been closed to vehicle traffic for several years. 

Alternative camping spots on the Ovens River, in the Warby-Ovens National Park, can be found nearby at Camerons, Robinsons, Mcquades and Lavis Bends. 

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.

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