Main Range Track – Charlotte Pass to Blue Lake
  • Length: 9.3km

  • Duration: 4 hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Main Range Track, Kosciuszko National Park

  • End: -36.4073412689, 148.3132924064

  • Closest Town: Charlotte Pass

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 501 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.4316700534

  • Longitude: 148.3286502334


Main Range Track – Charlotte Pass to Blue Lake is a 9.3km, grade 4 Return hike located in Kosciuszko National Park New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 4 hrs to complete.


This walk starts from the end of Kosciuszko Road at Charlotte Pass and follows the signposted Main Range Track to the Blue Lake lookout. The walk crosses the famous Snowy River along the way. The Blue Lake lookout is located a short walk down sidetrack and provides stunning views of the lake. There are a series of information signs that provide information on how this lake and other features in the area where formed.

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