Alpine National Park - Mansfield, VIC

Alpine National Park

Extending across the Great Dividing Range from Mansfield through to the North Eastern Border of New South Wales Alpine National Park was first explored by Hume and Hovel in 1824. The park covers an area of 646,000 hectares.

Abundant flora is the most notable feature, particularly forests of eucalypts including mountain gum, stringy bark and snow gums above the snow line. The diversity of wildlife is also an attraction. Birdlife including the noisy gang gang cockatoo, colourful crimson rosellas and the distinctive long beaked wattle bird are prominent.

Location

Mansfield, VIC, 3722