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Geehi huts walking track

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Geehi huts walking track.

Track grading

Grade 3

Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
  • Time

    2 - 3hrs

  • Quality of markings

    Sign posted

  • Gradient

    Gentle hills

  • Distance

    6km return

  • Steps

    No steps

  • Quality of path

    Formed track, some obstacles

  • Experience required

    No experience required

Getting there and parking

Geehi huts walking track is in the Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:

From Khancoban:

  • Take Alpine Way south for 36km
  • Turn right at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area, just before the Swampy Plain River bridge crossing.

From Jindabyne:

  • From Snowy Region Visitor Centre, take Kosciuszko Road west for 3km
  • Turn left onto Alpine Way and follow around 76km
  • Cross the bridge over the Swamp Plain River and turn left at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area.

Road quality

  • Check weather and road conditions before setting out. After heavy rain Swampy Plains River crossing may be impassable.
  • It's compulsory for all vehicles to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on Alpine Way.

  • Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather

Parking

Parking is available at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area.

Facilities

  • Toilets, picnic tables and fire rings are available along this track at Geehi Flats campground and picnic area, Behrs Flat campground, and Old Geehi campground.
  • Rubbish bins are not available, so please take your rubbish with you when leaving.

Toilets

  • Non-flush toilets

Picnic tables

Barbecue facilities

  • Fire rings (bring your own firewood)

Carpark

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.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

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.

Riders please give way to walkers and horse riders. Stay on formed trails.

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.

When crossing rivers, beware of slippery rocks and fast currents. Don’t attempt to cross when river water is deep or fast flowing.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

  • 4WD vehicles can access the 3 historic hut areas at Geehi Flats campground, Behrs Flat, and Old Geehi campground. Wheechairs, prams, and visitors with limited mobility will need assistance on grassy, uneven ground in these areas.
  • Geehi Flats campground is fully wheelchair-accessible and has wheelchair-accessible toilet facilities.

Hard access is via steps or a steep slope, or you'll have to move across a rough surface with obstacles such as potholes, tree roots, and rocks. Assistance will be necessary.

Permitted

Camp fires and solid fuel burners

You’ll need to bring your own firewood. Campfires and solid fuel burners may be subject to temporary bans during summer fire season. Gas or fuel stoves are recommended.

Camping

Cycling

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.

Horses

Prohibited

Drones

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.

Gathering firewood

Generators

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.

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