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Thredbo Valley track

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

Visitor info

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

Getting there and parking

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    Thredbo Valley track runs from Thredbo Alpine Village to Bullocks Flat SkiTube Terminal, in Kosciuszko National Park.

    To get there:

    • Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko Road
    • After 3km, turn left onto Alpine Way
    • After entering Kosciuszko National Park, access the track at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal, Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground or Thredbo Alpine Village.

    Park entry points

    Road quality

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

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

    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.

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

    • Sealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • Snow chains required after snow

    Parking

    Parking is available at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal, Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground and Thredbo Alpine Village, including several designated disabled spots.

    Maps and downloads

    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 cycling safety tips.

    Fishing safety

    Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing 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.

    Permitted

    You can cycle the full Thredbo Valley track in summer. In winter, all bikes (including fat bikes) are only permitted on the hard track section between Bullocks Flat and Thredbo Diggings campground.

    Fishing

    A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

    Prohibited

    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.

    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.

    Map of Thredbo Valley track in Kosciuszko National Park

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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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      • Perisher Valley office
        02 6457 4444
        Contact hours: Winter (June to October long weekends): Daily 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm. Rest of year: Monday to Friday 8.30am to 4pm. Closed 12 to 1pm weekdays, all day Saturday and Sunday.
      • 9914 Kosciuszko Road, Perisher Valley NSW 2624
      • Email: perisher@environment.nsw.gov.au
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    Aerial view of 2 mountain bikers crossing a bridge on Thredbo Valley track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH