Dead Horse Gap Track
  • Length: 5.3km

  • Duration: 3 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One way

  • Start: 7 Alpine Way, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Merritts Nature Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Thredbo Village

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 499 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.5229239337

  • Longitude: 148.2645171439


Dead Horse Gap Track is a 5.3km, grade 4 One way hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 3 hrs to complete.


Starting from near Dead Horse Gap on the Alpine Way this walk follows the signposted track across Bogong Creek and up the ridge to top of Kosciuszko Express chairlift. This walk provides wide views that expand as you climb exploring a snow gum forest lower down and the open grass herb fields as you pass above the tree line. The chairlift offers an easy ride down the hill or there are a variety of options to walk down to the village.

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