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Major Clews Hut trail

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 25 February 2023, 1.09pm

Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 25 Feb 2023, 1.09pm.

Closed areas: Closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park

A number of sites in Kosciuszko National Park are closed or may have other restrictions until further notice.

Post-Winter closures due to wet weather trail conditions (closed until further notice)

The following roads are closed:

  • Geehi Dam / Olsens Road
  • Grassy Flat Trail

Detour due to construction works 

  • Kings Cross Road and Tumut Ponds Fire Trail - access only via Snow Ridge Road near Cabramurra. No access from Link Road through Selwyn Snow Resort.

Fire-affected areas

Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which burnt during the 2019/2020 fires remain closed. These areas include:

  • Kiandra Court House
  • Wolgal Hut
  • Pattinson's Hut and Matthew's Cottage
  • Cabramurra township
  • Selwyn Snow Resort
  • Selwyn Snow Resort is being rebuilt following fire damage, and is currently a construction site. For your safety, public access to this area is strictly prohibited and all signage in this area must be followed.

Huts that burnt down in the 2020 fires. The location is open but there is no hut/building:

  • Bradley/O'Briens Hut, Brooks Hut, Delaneys Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harveys Hut, Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Vickeries Hut and Dry Dam Ski Shelter.
    • Warning: 
    • Please take care as there may be broken glass/nails that are uncovered since NPWS made records and cleaned up these sites. 
    • Please do not disturb the sites or remove artefacts.

Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam access - Snowy 2.0 works:

  • Access to the southern end of Tantangara Reservoir via Quarry trail is closed to the public.
  • Access to the southern end boat ramp is open but may be subject to short-term closures.
  • Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.

Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 15 Mar 2023, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Mar 2023, 10.39am

Other planned events: Planned trail maintenance - Grassy Flat Track, Murray Gates Track, Rileys Flat Track

Grassy Flat Trail, Murray Gates Trail and Rileys Flat Trail will be intermittently closed for trail maintenance and repairs commencing Monday 20 March 2023. The Bicentennial National Trail (Tom Groggin to Geehi) will not be closed as part of these works. Closed areas will be signposted and gates for public access will be locked for the duration of these works.

For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on (02) 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Tue 7 Mar 2023, 3.06pm to Wed 31 May 2023, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 3.18pm

Other planned events: Tom Groggin Campground partially closed due to roadworks

Tom Groggin Campground and Day Use Area will be partially closed from the 24th April to the 31st May 2023 in order to undertake significant campground maintenance works, including the formalisation of vehicle tracks within the campground and rehabilitation planting. 

Traffic controls may be in place for some parts of this work. The Alpine National National Park (Victoria) and Bicentennial National Trail will remain accessible via the Tom Groggin ford. 

Tom Groggin Horse Camp is not affected by the above works and will remain open. 

All NSW NPWS campgrounds require an online booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on (02) 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Mon 23 Jan 2023, 8.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Feb 2023, 12.51pm

Other planned events: Geehi toilet facilities replacement works

Works are underway to replace all the toilet facilities at Geehi, including at:

  • Geehi Flats campground
  • Behrs Flat campground
  • Old Geehi campground

Please be aware there will be machinery in these campgrounds to construct the new toilet facilities. The construction works will be from mid January to the end of June 2023. All old toilet facilities will remain in place for use whilst the new facilities are being constructed. For more information please contact the Khancoban NPWS Visitor Centre on 02 6070 8400.

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