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Round Mountain Hut walking track

Khancoban area in Kosciuszko National Park

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All the practical information you need to know about Round Mountain Hut walking track.

Track grading

Grade 5

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

    1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min

  • Quality of markings

    No directional signage

  • Gradient

    Very steep

  • Distance

    4km return

  • Steps

    Occasional steps

  • Quality of path

    Rough track, many obstacles

  • Experience required

    Some bushwalking experience recommended

Getting there and parking

Round Mountain Hut walking track is in the central precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there, from Khancoban:

  • Drive along Alpine Way for around 5.8km to the Swampy Plains Creek Road turn-off
  • Continue for about 39km until you reach the Round Mountain trackhead
  • Khancoban is around 108km from Jindabyne along the Alpine Way

Road quality

  • There's no vehicle access to the trackhead of Round Mountain Hut walking track in winter, and road may close in extreme weather.
  • It's recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips.


Parking is available in a large carpark adjacent to Cabramurra Road at the trackhead.

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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.

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.

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).



Cycling is permitted in the Jagungal Wilderness Area only along the following trails:

  • Round Mountain trail
  • Dargans trail
  • Hellhole Creek trail
  • Valentine trail
  • Grey Mare trail



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.

Map of Round Mountain Hut walking track in Kosciuszko National Park

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Round Mountain Hut walking track, Kosciuszko National Park. Photo: Murray Vanderveer