The Piccaninny (Bainggug) Walk (Grampians National Park)

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The Piccaninny (Bainggug) Walk (Grampians National Park)

Climb through open forest, Hakea, Grevillea and Banksia. At the summit, wonder at the stunning views of Mt Abrupt (Mud-dadjug) and the nearby town of Dunkeld with its surrounding pastrol landscape.

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The Piccaninny (Bainggug) Walk (Grampians National Park)

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The Piccaninny (Bainggug) 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
  • No bicycles
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Terrain hazards
    • Unstable cliffs
    • Slippery rocks
  • 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.

Park closures due to COVID19

Ahead of the Easter long weekend, Parks Victoria has closed additional high-visitation parks to help slow the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). This Easter the message is clear. Stay home. Protect our health system. Save Lives. This park will be closed from midnight on 8 April 2020 until further notice to protect the health of staff and volunteers. For further information please go to www.parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

Temporary Relocation of Stony Creek Group Camping Area

Due to Grampians Peaks Trail upgrade works, Stony Creek Group Camping Area (Campground) has been temporarily relocated approximately 1.5 km to the east along Stony Creek Road.

Toilets and signage have been moved to this location.

This arrangement will remain in place until mid-2020.

All campers are required to stay at the new location. Camping is not permitted without a permit. 

Attachments: Stony Creek Group Camping Area Temporary Relocation Map (269KB)

Campground closure

As directed by the Chief Health Officer all campsites, camping grounds and caravan parks closed from midnight 25 March 2020.
People can continue to live on a closed caravan park or camping ground if it is registered as their primary place of residence or if they are staying in caravan parks as interim accommodation where their primary residence is not available. For further information go to parks.vic.gov.au/COVID19

Closed: Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre

Due to current COVID-19 circumstances, Brambuk the National Park and Cultural Centre is closed until further notice.

Information services are still being provided by phone and email:

Phone: (03) 8427 2058
Email: info@brambuk.com.au
Website: www.brambuk.com.au

Parks Victoria's head office information centre can all be contacted on 13 1963.

Road Report - 19/03/2020

Download the latest Grampians National Park Road Report to find out what roads and four wheel drive tracks are open and closed.

Attachments: Grampians NP Road Report - 19th March 2020 (242KB)

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