Thirlmere Lakes walking track
Thirlmere Lakes National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Thirlmere Lakes walking track.
Grade 4Learn more about the grading system Features of this track
1hr 30min - 2hrs 30min
Quality of markings
Quality of path
Rough track, many obstacles
No experience required
Getting there and parking
Thirlmere Lakes walking track starts at Couridjah picnic area in the southern precinct of Thirlmere Lakes National Park. To get there:
- If travelling north from Buxton on West Parade, turn left into Slades Road or Pumphouse Road.
- If travelling south from Picton, turn right onto Slades Road and continue to the picnic area, which will be on the left.
Parking is available at Couridjah picnic area.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Thirlmere Lakes National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Admire the ground orchids and active birdlife along Thirlmere Lakes track, or enjoy a pleasant picnic and barbecue at Lake Couridjah picnic area.
Photo opportunities with frost and misty lakes make this a great time of year to capture an iconic photograph.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
14°C and 28°C
2°C and 17°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day