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Snowy River reopens for watercraft this Easter

Monday 7 April, 2014

Parks Victoria has reopened the Snowy River for watercraft prior to the Easter and school holidays. 

District Manager Will McCutcheon said the majority of the Snowy River National Park will remain closed due to the impact of the recent fires.

“We encourage anyone looking for an adventure this Easter to contact a licensed tour operator and experience the iconic Snowy River,” said Mr McCutcheon.

Mr McCutcheon said there were plenty of options for people looking to get out and enjoy Victoria’s parks over the Easter holidays with other park areas reopening following the fires.

“Lind National Park has re-opened to visitors. Some areas of the Snowy River National Park, Errinundra National Park, and Tara Range National Park have also re-opened.”

“Visitors should refer to signs advising of road and track closures and avoid entering sites that remain closed.” 

Please refer to current conditions on the Parks Victoria website.

Snowy River National Park

The following visitor sites, roads and tracks are now open:

  • Water-based use of the Snowy River through the park, downstream of McKillops Bridge
  • McKillops Bridge day visit area and camping area
  • Little River Falls day visit sites
  • Little River Gorge visitor site and lookout
  • Little River Junction track and associated camping site
  • Bally Hooley visitor site
  • Bally Hooley Road
  • Old Basin Road
  • Tulloch Ard Road
  • Ash Saddle Walk
  • South Fork Track and Tulloch Ard Lookout Walk
  • Museum Spur Track
  • Snowy Divide Track

Errinundra National Park

The following visitor sites, roads and tracks are now open:

  • Frosty Hollow camping area
  • Errinundra Rainforest boardwalk
  • Gunmark Road from Gap Road to Errinundra Road
  • Errinundra Valley Road to Combienbar Road
  • Cobon Road

Tara Range Park

The following roads and tracks west of Snowy River are now open:

  • Tara Range Road
  • Stony Creek Fire Trail
  • Bete Belong Creek Track
  • Mottle Range Road
  • Monument Track

Mr McCutcheon said the vast majority of parks in East Gippsland were open for business this Easter, including the Gippsland Lakes Coastal Park, Croajingolong National Park and Buchan Caves Reserve, among many more.

 

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