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Thredbo Valley track easy rides

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Thredbo Valley track easy rides.

Getting there and parking

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    This section of Thredbo Valley track runs from Thredbo village, in Kosciuszko National Park, to Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal, on the park boundary.

    To get there from Jindabyne:

    • Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko Road
    • After 3km, turn left onto Alpine Way  
    • For Bullocks Flat, continue 17km then turn right at the Skitube entrance and follow the signs to carpark D
    • For Thredbo, drive 31km then turn right onto Friday Drive to enter Thredbo village
    • Thredbo Valley track starts from Friday Drive, in Thredbo, on your right, before the round-a-bout.  

    You can also access the track from Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground, Old Ranger Station off Alpine Way, before you reach Thredbo.

    Park entry points

    Road conditions

    Roads can close in extreme weather, so it’s a good idea to check alpine weather and road conditions before setting out.

    All 2WD vehicles need to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on:

    • Alpine Way between Thredbo and Tom Groggin
    • Kosciuszko Road (to Perisher)
    • Guthega Road

    Snow chains are recommended for all vehicles driving in the park, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.

    Parking

    Parking is available at either end of this track, on Friday Drive in Thredbo and at Bullocks Flat Skitube carpark ‘D’. You can also park at access points at Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground, and the Old Ranger Station.

    Facilities

    Thredbo Alpine Village offers a range of facilities including public toilets, picnic tables, supermarket, hire gear, drinking water, shops, cafes and restaurants, ATM, public phone, and fuel.

    Non-flush toilets, picnic tables and fire-rings are located along Thredbo Valley track at Ngarigo campground and Thredbo Diggings campground. There’s also a non-flush toilet at Bullocks Hut.

    Bullocks Flat SkiTube Terminal facilities are open in winter, when cycling is only permitted on the Thredbo Valley track section between Bullocks Flat and Thredbo Diggings campground.

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    Safety messages

    Alpine safety

    Alpine areas present special safety issues. Conditions can be extreme and may change rapidly, particularly in winter. It’s important to be prepared and find out how to stay safe in alpine areas.

    Cycling safety

    Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    River and lake safety

    The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

    Accessibility

    Disability access level - no wheelchair access

    Permitted

    Cycling

    November to May: You can cycle the full Thredbo Valley track in summer. Sections may close due to poor weather of track conditions.

    June to October: All bikes, including fat bikes, only permitted on gravel section between Thredbo Diggings campground and Bullocks Flat. Some sections may open if conditions allow.

    Fishing

    You can fish in rivers and streams between the October and June long weekends. A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required to fish in all waters. Fishing in dams and lakes is permitted year-round, but some waterways may close temporarily or have restrictions. Refer to the NSW Recreational Freshwater Fishing Guide for information.

    Prohibited

    Horses

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    If you're transiting through a national park or reserve on a public road, pets must remain within the vehicle.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas. The alpine resorts of Thredbo, Perisher, Charlotte Pass, Selwyn, Ski Rider and Kosciuszko Tourist Park are exempt, though some commercial and outdoor places within these resorts may have no smoking areas.

    Thredbo Valley track easy rides

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    Park info

    • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
    • The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
    • Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road

      Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.

      Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.

      Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).

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    Two mountain bikers ride beside the Thredbo River on Thredbo Valley track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH