Dead Horse Gap Track
  • Length: 9.8km

  • Duration: 4 hrs 30 mins

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Merritts Nature Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: Merritts Nature Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • Closest Town: Thredbo Village

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 496 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.5039810565

  • Longitude: 148.3039653123

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

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Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

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Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Dead Horse Gap Track is a 9.8km, grade 4 Circuit hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs 30 mins to complete.

Summary

This walk starts with a ride up the Kosciuszko Express Chairlift. There is an opportunity to eat at Australia’s highest restaurant before heading over the Rams Head Range. After enjoying the spectacular views from the Rams Head Range the walk drops to Dead Horse Gap then follows a bush track along the Thredbo river. After passing the golf course the walk returns to the base of the chairlift. Alternatively you may organise a lift from Dead Horse Gap.


Download maps and tracknotes for Dead Horse Gap Track hiking track from wildwalks.com.