Trek 5: White Timber Spur


Start - The General Store

Head North on the Great Alpine Road heading towards Harrietville and Bright. There are numerous lookouts along the way. (Toilets inside the 24H Transit Lounge - Mt Hotham Resort Management Office).

9.7 km - Dargo High Plains Road on Left

Turn left onto Dargo High Plains Road.

17.5 km - King Spur Track on Left

Stay on Dargo High Plains Road. OPTION – Turn left onto King Spur Track, keep left through clearing and travel 200 m to Lankey Plain Hut. Return to Dargo High Plains Rd.

10.4 km - Ritchie Road on Right

Little Woman's Grave on left opposite road junction. Turn right onto Ritchie Road. (Photo Opportunity)

9.7 km - Thirty Five Mile Creek Campsite

Stay on Ritchie Road.

11.7 km - Whisky Bottle Flat Campsite

Stay on Ritchie Road

6.7 km - Basalt Knob North Track Intersection

Turn left onto Basalt Knob Road. Visit the Red Train Carriage on left at intersection. (Photo opportunity).

6.4 km - Wongungarra Track on Right

Stay on Basalt Knob Track.

9.9 km - Brewery Creek Track on Right

Turn right onto Brewery Creek Track.

16.5 km - Crooked River Crossing

Cross Crooked River and keep left. CAUTION – ALWAYS check water crossing for depth, flow and obstacles before proceeding. If your are unsure, then turn around.

250 m - Talbotville Camping Area

Explore the area. When you are ready return to Crooked River crossing (returning the way you arrived) and turn left onto Crooked River Track.

2.8 km - Racecourse Track Junction

Keep left on Crooked River Track.

100 m - Collingwood Spur Track on Left

Turn left onto Collingwood Spur Track.

6.4 km - McMillan Road Intersection

Turn right onto McMillan Road.

1.6 km - Grant Track on Left

Turn left onto Grant Track.

600 m - Grant Historical Area Information

Explore the area. When you are ready, return to McMillan Road via the left fork in Grant Track.

350 m - McMillan Road Intersection

Turn left onto McMillan Road.

1.3 km - Grant Cemetery on Left

Park where safe and explore the historic cemetery. When you are ready, continue on McMillan Road.

3.9 km - Dargo High Plains Road Intersection

Turn left onto Dargo High Plains Road. OPTION – Turn right to Dargo (16.7 km). (Fuel, food, shop and toilets)

53.0 km - Great Alpine Road Intersection

Turn right to return to Mt Hotham. OPTION – Turn left to Harrietville (19 km) and Bright (45 km)

9.7 km - The General Store Mt Hotham

This is the end of this journey!