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Things to do

Horse riding
Long walk / Multi day walk
Medium walk / Day walk
Rock climbing/abseiling
Scenic drive
Short walk
Skiing (cross country)
Snow play
Camp fires
  • camping - river

    Camping Dispersed bush camping is permitted on the Baw Baw Plateau. The Plateau is a fuel stove only area – no solid fuel fires are permitted and collecting firewood prohibited in…

  • walking

    Walking and hiking Short walks or longer hikes are some of the best ways to explore the park. There are many kilometres of walking tracks traversing pristine sub-alpine plant communities and unique landscapes.Walkers…

  • toboggan

    Mount St Gwinear in Winter Mount St Gwinear is a family friendly snow attraction with free entry which offers toboggan runs, cross country trails, a snowplay area and a heated shelter room. Hot and cold…

  • fishing

    Fishing The Thomson and Aberfeldy Rivers are an excellent location to try your luck at fly fishing. Check your Fishing Guide for seasons and regulations and ensure that you hold a…

  • horseriding

    Horseriding Horses may only be ridden on Low Saddle Track (seasonally) and the Old Tramway adjacent to the Thomson Valley Road. Horse riding is not permitted elsewhere in the park. Horse…

  • canoe

    Canoeing The Thomson River provides for canoeing and rafting on Grade 3 water. The best river levels depend on water releases from the Thomson Dam. Canoes can be launched at Beardmores…

  • 4wd - road

    Scenic drives Roads throughout the area are narrow and winding offering marvellous scenery with panoramic views. Care should be taken when driving as many of the roads are regularly used by logging…

  • hunting

    Hunting The hunting of Sambar Deer only by method of stalking is seasonally permitted in a section of the park. Before undertaking this activity, seek further information from Parks Victoria and…

  • rockclimb

    Rockclimbing and abseiling There is the opportunity for rockclimbing and abseiling at Mushroom Rocks.