The Precipice Lookout (Beechworth Historic Park)


The Precipice Lookout (Beechworth Historic Park)

How to get there

The Precipice Lookout (Beechworth Historic Park)

Need to know

The Precipice Lookout (Beechworth Historic Park)

Warnings & Restrictions


Dogs are not allowed


  • No horses
  • None applicable
  • No firearms allowed


  • Terrain hazards
    • Edge
    • Slippery rocks
    • Uneven ground
  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
  • Water hazards
    • Drop off

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.

Closure of Spring Creek Bridge

The Gorge Road is currently closed for all vehicle access due to safety concerns over the Spring Creek bridge. Pedestrians can access to Gorge Road but are not permitted on the bridge. This is expected to be a long-term closure.

Ongoing closure of section of Lake Kerferd Walking Track

A section of the Lake Sambell to Lake Kerferd walking track in Beechworth Historic Park has been closed for safety reasons.
An engineering assessment completed on the track recommended closure. The inspection identified serious safety concerns relating to abandoned mine shafts.
The track provides access from Lake Kerferd to Lake Sambell in Beechworth. The rest of the track remains open. Signage is in place to notify visitors of the closure.

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