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Thredbo Valley track is a 16.6km, grade 3 one way hike, located in the Kosciuszko National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 6hrs to complete.
Kosciuszko National Park is a mecca for mountain bikers, and Thredbo Valley track is one of its most popular (and easiest) adventures on two wheels.
Soak in the views of the Ramshead Range, and enjoy the fresh mountain air as you travel through tall mountain gum forest, snow gum woodland, and open grasslands. The trail meanders along the pretty Thredbo River valley and even crosses several photogenic suspension bridges. Keep an eye out for 400 year-old mountain plum pines and, in spring, flowering hovea with its purple ‘hearts’.
If you prefer to tackle just a section of the track, there are access points at Thredbo Diggings campground or Ngarigo campground. Why not stay overnight, or stop here for a picnic and try your luck fishing in the Thredbo River. Bullocks Hut is a picturesque detour at the end of the track.
This track is mostly smooth riding or walking with some short climbs and descents, making it a great day out for casual cruisers and pros alike. For more mountain biking options visit the Thredbo website.
About the region
Kosciuszko National Park
To Bullocks Flat. Thredbo Valley track runs from Thredbo Alpine Village to Bullocks Flat SkiTube Terminal, in Kosciuszko National Park. To get there:Leave Jindabyne on Kosciuszko RoadAfter 3km, turn left onto Alpine WayAfter entering Kosciuszko National Park, access the track at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal, Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground or Thredbo Alpine Village. Park entry points Bullocks Flat See on map Friday Drive carpark See on map Road quality All 2WD vehicles need to carry snow chains in winter, between June and October long weekends, on: Kosciuszko Road (to Perisher) Guthega Road Alpine Way between Thredbo and Tom Groggin Snow chains are recommended for all vehicles driving in the park, including 4WD and AWD, in the event of extreme weather. Read our snow driving in Kosciuszko tips. Roads can close in extreme weather, so it’s a good idea to check weather and road conditions before setting out. Sealed roads Vehicle access 2WD vehicles Weather restrictions Snow chains required after snow Parking Parking is available at Bullocks Flat Skitube Terminal, Thredbo Diggings campground, Ngarigo campground and Thredbo Alpine Village, including several designated disabled spots.
The track is an easy to moderate 3hr ride or 8hr walk one-way between Thredbo Alpine Village and Bullocks Hut Skitube Terminal.
Arrange a car shuffle, or take advantage of local shuttle services and guided tours in summer.
If you’re riding a bike, please give way to walkers along this track.
Thredbo Valley track extension: This track is being extended downstream from Bullocks Flat to link with trails around Lake Jindabyne. Depending on construction works, a 6.5km section (13km return) may be open for riders keen to test their skills on this more challenging and remote part of the track.
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.