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Waterfall walking track

Thredbo-Perisher area in Kosciuszko National Park

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Applies from Sun 7 May 2023, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Aug 2023, 11.02am

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley track partial closure

Thredbo Valley track is closed to cyclists for the winter season between Thredbo Resort and Thredbo Diggings campground.

The lower Thredbo Valley track is open to walkers only from Bullocks Flat to Gaden Trout Hatchery. Maintenance works are underway on the track, including the operation of a small excavator. Please take caution and follow directions of NPWS staff.

Abide by IMBA guidelines and don't ride on wet tracks. Check back for updates as these closures may change.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 10 May 2023, 9.01pm to Mon 2 Oct 2023, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Aug 2023, 11.22am

Safety alerts: High altitude walks - snow covered

The following high altitude walks are snow covered for the rest of the winter season:

  • Main Range walk
  • Mt Kosciuszko Summit walk
  • Kosciuszko walk
  • Mount Stilwell walk
  • Guthega to Charlotte Pass walk
  • Illawong walk
  • Snow Gums boardwalk
  • Porcupine walk
  • Charlotte Pass to Perisher walk
  • Rennix walk
  • Schlink Hut walking track
  • Threbo River track
  • Rainbow Lake walk
  • Dead Horse Gap walk
  • Cascade Hut trail

Other walks may have shorter sections of snow and ice cover. Snow covered walks can be more difficult to follow, slippery, icy and steep. There is also a risk of long falls and slides as you cross slopes. You should be prepared for winter conditions with:

  • Snowshoes (and solid/waterproof walking boots), skis or splitboard
  • Navigation skills and a map, compass and GPS
  • Plans for all walks to take longer than normal
  • Winter clothing.

If you plan to visit these areas in winter, follow alpine safety advice

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 64505555.

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  • 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. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. 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). Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information.

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