National trail: Tom Groggin to Geehi
Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park
All the practical information you need to know about National trail: Tom Groggin to Geehi.
Getting there and parking
This section of National trail starts at Tom Groggin picnic area and campground which is a 30min drive from Thredbo. If driving from Jindabyne:
- Follow Kosciuszko Road for 3km
- Turn left on Alpine Way, towards Thredbo
- Continue past Thredbo and remain on Alpine Way for another 26km
- Turn left onto National trail for about 350m
- Turn right into Tom Groggin picnic area and campground
This section of trail ends at Geehi horse camp, a 30min drive from Khancoban.
- Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads
- Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles
- 4WD required in wet weather
Horse float and truck parking is available at Tom Groggin horse camp and at Geehi horse camp.
- There are no supplies available on the trail. Please bring all food and supplies with you.
- Water for horses can be collected from creeks. Check with NPWS before you arrive to confirm if existing water sources are dry or if the water is usable for horses.
- Treat creek or river water before drinking for human consumption.
- If you’re bringing feed for horses, pelletised feeds are preferred. Hay is not recommended as it usually contains seeds that sprout and become weeds.
- Hitching rails are available at some horse camps. Bring your own materials to secure your horse in case other riders’ horses are already there using the yards and hitching rails.
- Permanent horse yards are available at some camps, otherwise bring your own temporary yards.
- Non-flush toilets
- Fire rings (bring your own firewood)
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - no wheelchair access
Camp fires and solid fuel burners
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Chainsaws are prohibited.
Flying a drone for recreational purposes is prohibited in this area. Drones may affect public enjoyment, safety and privacy, interfere with park operations, or pose a threat to wildlife. See the Drones in Parks policy.
This area may be a declared Drone Exclusion Zone, or may be subject to Civil Aviation Safety Authority (CASA) rules for flying near airports, aerodromes and helicopter landing sites. See CASA's Drone Flyer Rules.
Commercial filming and photography
Commercial filming or photography is prohibited without prior consent. You must apply for permission and contact the local office.
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.
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.
- Snowy Region Visitor Centre
- 8.30am to 5pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6450 5600
- 49 Kosciuszko Road, Jindabyne NSW 2627
- in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Khancoban area is open all year, but access along the Khancoban to Cabramurra Road is closed in winter (June to October long weekends).
Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way
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.
Entry passes available from Khancoban Visitor Centre's 24-hour vending machines.
See vehicle entry fees for other areas in Kosciuszko National Park.Buy annual pass
Khancoban Visitor Centre
2 Scammel Street, Khancoban NSW 2642
- Winter (June to September): Open 9am to 4pm Monday to Friday and 10am to 2pm on weekends. Rest of year: Open 9am to 4pm daily. Closed Christmas Day.
- 02 6070 8400