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

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • 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 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.

Area Closure Due to Flooding

Due to 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, Billabong creek track, Lavis track, Loop track, Robinsons Bend track, McQuades Bend track.


Alternative Ovens River campsites can be found nearby at Mclaughlin's Bend or Cameron's Bend. Tracks remain wet in areas. Please drive with caution. 

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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