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Four Mile Hut walk is a 10km, grade 3 Return hike located in the Kosciuszko National Park, NSW. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.
This moderate walk sets out from the Mt Selwyn Resort carpark, along the access trail behind the resort, winding through snowgum forest to Mt Selwyn Radio Tower. Further along, the trees open up into vast sub-alpine grasslands with views of Tabletop Mountain and Mt Jagungal.
The open plains are awash with wildflowers in summer, including golden-stemmed billy buttons and orange everlasting daisies. Birds are active in autumn and spring – keep an eye out for wedge-tailed eagles, flame robins and brown falcons.This track is also a great option for horse riding and mountain biking adventures.
Turn right at the junction with Tabletop trail and follow for 1.3km to reach Four Mile Hut access trail, where you can spot faint remnants of the area’s gold mining days. Four Mile Hut is 750m along the lightly marked access trail, by foot only. Built in 1937, by the last active gold miner in this area, the striking timber and tin strip hut is a scenic backdrop for a picnic to refuel before retracing your steps to the carpark.
About the Region
Selwyn area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Selwyn area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kings Cross Road and the Khancoban-Cabramurra Road are closed in winter (June to October long weekends). Some campgrounds in this area close in winter.
Four Mile Hut walk is located near Selwyn Snowfields Ski Resort in the northern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there from Tumut (95km):Drive south along the Snowy Mountains HighwayTurn right on to Link Road at the Selwyn Snowfields turn-offTurn left on to Kings Cross Road and follow the signage to the Selwyn Snowfields Ski Resort To get there from Adaminaby via Kiandra (45km):Drive west along Snowy Mountains HighwaySoon after passing through historic Kiandra, take the left turn-off on to Link Road towards Selwyn SnowfieldsTurn left on to Kings Cross Road and follow the signage to the Selwyn Snowfields Ski Resort carpark Road quality It’s recommended that all vehicles carry snow chains from the June to October long weekends. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips. Parking Parking is available at Selwyn Snowfields Ski Resort, including several designated disabled spots. Bus parking is available.
There is limited mobile reception in this area of the park.
Weather in this area can be extreme and unpredictable so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit, and read our safety tips before you set out.
It’s a good idea to fill in the free trip intention form and hire a PLB when planning your hike. Bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS
Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.
The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.