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  • Due to an extended seasonal closure of Dargo High Plains Road (managed by Alpine Shire) access to Blue Rag Range Track is only available from Basalt North and Basalt South. There is also no vehicle access to King Spur Track. For more information contact Alpine Shire on 03 5755 0555. at Car touring
    Wednesday 30 November, 2016 |
  • Circuit Road (Mt Stirling area) is closed between Telephone Box Junction and Howqua Gap. Refer to the Mt Stirling Resort website for more information. at Car touring
    Friday 28 October, 2016 |
  • King Basin Road is closed between King Hut and Pineapple Flat. at Car touring
    Friday 28 October, 2016 |
  • Bluff Link Track is currently four wheel drive access only from 8 Mile Gap. at Car touring
    Friday 28 October, 2016 |
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Four wheel driving

Car touring is a great way to explore and experience a park as large and varied as the Alpine National Park. Many attractions in the park are accessible in a conventional 2WD car, however other areas can only be reached on rough tracks that require a 4WD vehicle.

Please remember that a few millimetres of rain can turn a dirt track into one that is treacherous and/or impassable - even for the most experienced driver. In addition to this, considerable damage occurs to 4WD tracks when used in wet conditions.

In addition, many roads and tracks are closed seasonally during the colder, wetter months for environmental and safety reasons. Please respect seasonal road closures.

Note 
  • Trailers are not recommended on Davies Plain Track, Limestone Creek Track and McCarthys Track due to steep, loose and rocky terrain. Camper trailers are okay to Limestone Creek camping area from the Black Mountain Limestone Road.    
  • No trailers on Cobberas Trail, MacFarlane Flat Track and Ingeegoodbee Track due to very steep, loose and rocky terrain.

 

The related publications section below features guides for each area of the park including a map indicating which roads and tracks are sealed, unsealed, or 4WD only.

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