Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

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Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

The Thomson River Canoe Trail winds through a deep river valley from the Thomson Dam to the Walhalla Road Bridge near Rawson. The grade 2 rapids are perfect for first time paddlers and rafters.

How to get there

Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

Need to know

Thompson River Canoe Trail (Walhalla Historic Area, Baw Baw National Park, Thomson River Heritage River)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No drones without a permit
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Water hazards
    • Shallow water
    • Strong currents
    • Submerged obstacles
    • Deep water
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Terrain hazards
    • Slippery rocks

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.

Planned deer control operations - Eastern Region

Planned deer control operations - Eastern Region
 
Deer control operations (ground and aerial) will be carried out across the following parks and reserves between October 2022 and June 2023. 
 
  • Alpine National Park
    • Mount Bogong & Bogong High Plains
    • Dinner Plain/Dargo High Plains
    • Feathertop
    • Foothills and Southern Alps
    • Ingeegoodbee/Tingaringy
  • Buchan Caves Reserve
  • Cabbage Tree Creek Flora Reserve
  • Cape Conran Coastal Park
  • Coopracambra NP
  • Croajingolong NP
  • Errinundra NP
  • Lake Tyers State Park
  • Baw Baw NP
  • Mount Buffalo NP
  • Snowy River NP
  • Upper Murray - Wabba Wilderness, Burrowa Pine NP, Mt Mittamitite
  • Wilsons Prom NP
 
More information on temporary park closures for aerial shooting operations will be provided in the coming weeks
 
 For more information on deer control to protect native species visit parks.vic.gov.au.

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