Snowy River National Park
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- Waratah Flat Road is closed between Rodger River and Rich Knob Track due to a large fallen tree. This section of Waratah Flat Road forms part of the Snowy Icon 4WD Route. at Snowy River National Park, Friday 1 June, 2018
- Some roads in this park are subject to seasonal road closures. See Map 43: Snowy River National Park for locations of the closures. at Snowy River National Park, Thursday 10 May, 2018
- The steep and rocky section of the Deddick Trail, known as the Staircase, between Mount Joan and New Country Creek is in very poor condition. The track surface in this area is very loose and severely rutted. Parks Victoria strongly advises that visitors should not attempt to climb the Staircase. The Deddick Trail should only be driven in a northerly direction from Yalmy Road towards McKillop Bridge. at Snowy River National Park, Thursday 8 February, 2018
- The Silver Mine Walk is recommended for seasoned walkers with some orienteering skills and should not be attempted without access to the visitor guide, a good map of the area and a compass. at Silver Mine Walking Track, Wednesday 1 February, 2017
- Established:April 1979
The Snowy River is renowned for canoeing and rafting, and this remote park is ideal for those who appreciate magnificent forests, rugged gorges and wild landscapes.
McKillops Bridge is one of the few places with conventional vehicle access to the Snowy River. The Deddick River meets the Snowy just upstream of the bridge and wide sandy beaches with shallow rock pools between the rapids make this a great swimming spot.
Gunaikurnai and Victorian Government Joint Management Plan
The Gunaikurnai and Victorian Government Joint Management Plan was approved by the Minister for Energy, Environment and Climate Change in July 2018.
The plan guides the partnership between the Gunaikurnai people and the Victorian Government in the joint management of the ten parks and reserves for which the Gunaikurnai have gained Aboriginal Title as a result of their 2010 Recognition and Settlement Agreement with the Victorian Government.
The plan provides the strategic and operational direction for the ongoing management of these parks and reserves and supersedes any former approved management plans for them.
For more information, including the plan and summary information, please visit https://www.gunaikurnai.com.au/joint-management/the-plan
Aboriginal Traditional Owners
Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, the Bidawal and Nindi-Ngudjam Ngarigu Monero identify the Snowy River National Park as their Traditional Country.Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria
The Gunaikurnai Traditional Owners' strong connection with the land has been legally recognised in a settlement agreement that enables them to jointly manage 10 parks in Eastern Victoria, including New Guinea Cave located within the Snowy River National Park.
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