Camping at Frys Flat offers a great base for bushwalking, fishing and relaxing. Camping with dogs is permitted however dogs must be controlled on a leash at all times. Horse riding (seasonally from November to May) is a great way to explore the area. Horse yards are available at Frys…
Howqua Hills Historic Area
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This old gold mining area on the Howqua River is set in a beautiful, secluded valley, once busy with gold miners but now popular for picnics, horse riding, bushwalking and four-wheel driving.
Camping along the Howqua River is one of the best ways to enjoy this historic area and offers a great base for bushwalking, fishing and other activities. Please remember to bring your own firewood to this popular camping area.
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, the Taungurung identify the Howqua Hills Historic Area as their Traditional Country.
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Locals say that after the valley was settled, shepherds yarded sheep on the flat at night keeping the dingoes at bay. Camping is one of the best ways to enjoy this historic area and offers a great base for bush walking, fishing and relaxing. Camping with dogs is permitted at…
Enjoy horse riding in the Howqua Valley. Horse riding is permitted from November to the 31 May. In the Howqua Hills Historic Area, horse yards are available at Fry's Flat and Tunnel Bend Flat. Tunnel Bend Flat yards is suitable for small groups while Fry's Flat is more suited to…
Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963
14 Nov 2013
Parks Victoria, Museum Victoria and 4WD Victoria are set to commence one of the most comprehensive wildlife, geology and palaeontology surveys ever conducted in the eastern corner of the Victorian Alpine National Park, north of Omeo. Commencing on 18 November and running for two weeks, the Bioscan will focus on…