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Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD trail

Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park

Overview

Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD trail offers scenic mountain views, and a car touring experience through the remote northern wilderness of Kosciuszko National Park.

Where
Tumut area in Kosciuszko National Park
Distance
37km one-way
Price
Free
Please note

Yarrangobilly River may be impassable after heavy rain and in winter. Check water levels before attempting to cross the river.

For a reviving dose of nature and breathtaking mountain views, load up the 4WD and head for Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD trail. This trail leads from Jounama to Wallace Creek lookout through the northern regions of Kosciuszko National Park. It’s ideal for a historic sightseeing tour or an exhilarating day out fishing, walking, mountain biking or camping off the beaten track.

Take your time to explore the historic remnants of the ravine settlement dating back to 1858. You can choose from a range of beautiful bushwalks along the trail, including Jounama heritage walk, where you can discover the historic ruins that hark back to early settlement in the area.

With easy access to the magnificent Yarrangobilly River, there’s idyllic paddling and swimming options in the warmer months. 

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Edward River canoe and kayak trail, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: David Finnegan.

Conservation program:

Iconic species - Southern corroboree frog conservation program

An iconic endangered species, the southern corroboree frog, found only in Kosciuszko National Park, faces the grave threat of extinction. Saving Our Species aims to prevent this from happening by battling chytrid fungus, protecting frog habitat from pests, and fostering a captive breeding program. 

Southern corroboree frog (Pseudophryne corroboree), Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: John Spencer
Lobs Hole Ravine 4WD trail, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer