Montane Walking Track 

Horseshoe Circle Dinner Plain VIC
Nature Walks
9.1 km
3 hours
Grade 1: No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Grade 2: No bushwalking experience required. The track is hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.
Grade 3: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Grade 4: Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Grade 5: Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

Choose your adventure

Whether it's the short and easy Montane Loop or the more difficult Montane Walking Track, you'll love getting out and discovering the rare beauty of this unique sub-alpine environment.

Montane Loop

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Distance: 1.1km

The Montane Loop is an enjoyable and easy walk following a formed gravel track. It begins at the Forest Walks trailhead
on the northern side of the Great Alpine Road near the entrance to Dinner Plain. This walk is suitable for most ages and fitness levels and offers places to pause for a picnic as well as some great views along the way.

Montane Walking Track

  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Distance: 9.1km

Just a short step from Dinner Plain, yet offering a great sense of remoteness, this walking track offers a fantastic snapshot of a
sub-alpine environment. It traverses varying landscapes and a range of habitats - scenic snow gum forests and mature Mountain Tea Tree bushland, snow grass plains, wetlands and alpine rivers and streams. Along the way there are many great places to stop for a picnic or rest or simply to enjoy the fresh mountain air.