Sugarloaf Saddle Day Visitor Area (Cathedral Range State Park)


Sugarloaf Saddle Day Visitor Area (Cathedral Range State Park)

Sugar Loaf Saddle is an ideal spot to stop for a family picnic in the shade of Messmate forest. Work up an appetite by walking up Sugarloaf Peak and see the Cathedral Range stretch away before you. Take the easy option of following the Canyon Track or challenge yourself and climb along the Wells Cave Track.

Rock climbers flock to the crags of Sugarloaf Saddle which offers opportunities for all levels of ability of climbing and bouldering enthusiasts. Please contact a licensed rock climbing guide for more information about routes and tours.

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Sugarloaf Saddle Day Visitor Area (Cathedral Range State Park)



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Sugarloaf Saddle Day Visitor Area (Cathedral Range State Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


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


  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Vehicles
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Steep track

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.

Tweed Spur Road

Tweed Spur Road is closed to vehicles due to storm impacts. It will remain closed to vehicles until the seasonal road re-opening in late October. Walkers are permitted, and are advised to use caution due to changed road conditions. 

Cerberus Road

Cerberus Road is currently in poor condition. It is not recommended for two-wheel-drive, or low-clearance all-wheel-drive, vehicles.

Partial road closure

Little River road in the Cathedral State Park, is closed between Cathedral Lane and Ned's Gully camp ground.

No park access from Little River Road entrance.

Due to flooding.

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