Round Mountain Hut walking track Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 4km

  • Duration: 1.5hrs

  • Grade: 5

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Round Mountain Trail, Jagungal Wilderness

  • End: Round Mountain Trail, Jagungal Wilderness

  • Location: Kosciuszko National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 467 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -36.0345419333332

  • Longitude: 148.37351062

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Round Mountain Hut walking track is a 4km, grade 5 return hike, located in the Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 1.5hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Enjoy the exquisite scenery and fascinating alpine heritage along Round Mountain Hut walking track. Starting from the signposted trackhead off Swampy Plains Road, this short summer Snowy Mountains walk takes you through a beautiful subalpine habitat into Jagungal Wilderness Area.
The corrugated iron hut boasts historic remnants from yesteryear and makes a scenic spot for a picnic, before you head back along the same track.
Time your visit with wildflower season, when the walking track comes alive with buttercups, billy buttons, waxy bluebells and daisies. If you’re walking between April and October, take a good look at the olive-barked black sallee trees – their star-shaped clusters of flower buds are simply beautiful.

About the region

Khancoban area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
The Khancoban area is open all year, but access along the Khancoban to Cabramurra Road is closed in winter (June to October long weekends).
Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 12.30pm to 1pm. Open daily during peak summer season and school holidays.

Getting there

Round Mountain Hut walking track is in the central precinct of Kosciuszko National Park. To get there, from Khancoban:Drive along Alpine Way for around 5.8km to the Swampy Plains Creek Road turn-offContinue for about 39km until you reach the Round Mountain trackheadKhancoban is around 108km from Jindabyne along the Alpine Way Road quality There’s no vehicle access to the trackhead of Round Mountain Hut walking track in winter, and road may close in extreme weather. 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 in a large carpark adjacent to Cabramurra Road at the trackhead.


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.

 

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