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TOILETS: Ye s
PARKING: Yes, at the main trail
TRAILS SIGNPOSTED: Yes, main
trail head on the Bogong High
Plains Rd towards Falls Creek.
Trails signposted with smaller
maps at main intersections.
MOBILE RECEPTION: Yes
SHELTER: Yes, at the car park
ACCOMMODATION: Plenty of
options in Mt Beauty
rocky and rough sections. Suspension
is down to personal preference but
the recommendation would be a
supportive platform chosen over
small bump compliance, if you have
to choose one. This allows better
handling of the big hits from rocks and
drops and to maintain support though
the fast corners. A reasonably fast but
controlled rebound will help recover
the suspension for consecutive hits
that frequent the fast trails.
A plan. The trails of the park are
a bit of a maze even with the new
signposting. It’s best to set off
with a rough plan of trail numbers
and names to get the most of your
time. Downloading the Trail Forks
app is the best way to get around
as the whole park is shown on the
interactive map within the app.
The park is fairly contained so
distances aren’t massive and there
are a lot of options to cut short loops
or link sections for longer loops. All
up there is around 40+ kilometres of
trails to pick and choose from.
Mt Beauty is four hours from
Melbourne and one hour from
Albury, and its regional airport has
flights from most major cities.
BEST TIME OF YEAR
All year round. But bring a jacket
WHILE IN THE AREA
Head up the mountain
to Falls Creek or across
Tawonga Gap to Bright for
more riding options.
LOCAL CLUB CONTACTS
Team Mount Beauty have
a website with all the
information on trails and
events in the area.