Tower Road South (Warby-Ovens National Park)

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Tower Road South (Warby-Ovens National Park)

This basic picnic area has a picnic table and a fireplace with grill. It makes a good stopping point for people exploring the park by car.

Fires are permitted in the fireplaces provided, if: it is not a day of Total Fire Ban, a 3-metre area around it is cleared of anything flammable, an adult is in attendance at all times and at least 10 litres of water are available for immediate use. Put the fire out with water, not soil. When the campfire is cool to touch, it is safe to leave.

Woody debris on the ground provides important habitat for small animals. Help us protect the park’s wildlife by bringing firewood with you. Please take your rubbish home for recycling or disposal.

How to get there

Tower Road South (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Facilities

Carpark

Need to know

Tower Road South (Warby-Ovens National Park)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No camping
  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Other warnings
    • Trees may fall take care
    • Limbs may fall take care
  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
  • 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.

Area Closure Due to Flooding

Due to localised 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, Robinsons Bend track and McQuades Bend track.


Alternative Ovens River campsites can be found nearby at Mclaughlins Bend or Camerons Bend. Tracks remain wet in areas. Please drive with caution. 

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.

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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