june long weekend

Submitted: Thursday, May 21, 2015 at 06:16
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Hi all im heading out to explore talbingo and surrounding areas over the june long weekend what are some good tracks and places to visit on the trip im keen to check out the long plain area too
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Reply By: Member - Allan L2 - Friday, May 22, 2015 at 06:05

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 06:05
Hi Joshua,
There are many track in that area. Seasonal Closures apply to many so check with the Tumut Visitor centre before heading out. Ph 02 6947 7025 They usually stock a fairly good range of maps.

Head over Jounama Dam wall towards Batlow & you find many tracks, you can follow the Blowering foreshore back around via Tumut or head over to the Elliot Way & return via Lobb's Hole back onto the Snowy Mtn Highway near Cumberland Gap. You will have to ford the Yarrangobilly River so be wary if there has been recent rain. Goggle Lobb's Hole-Ravine Hotel for more info. Seek local advise at the time.

From Long Plain you can go through to Brindabella, or Currango & return entering the Snowy H/way near Providence Portal. There are also Coolamine Hut & Blue water Holes the area. The maps will show the road passing through Lake Tantangara but at the moment it is very low at 20%.

Check out the Goobarragandra Track & Mack's Crossing & return via Tumut.

Yarrangobilly Caves are also worth a visit.

Be weather wise as conditions can change very quickly in that area. Hema Snowy/Kosciusko Map covers that area.
Enjoy your stay.
Cheers,
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Reply By: Gazza11 - Friday, May 22, 2015 at 09:18

Friday, May 22, 2015 at 09:18
Also head up to Talbingo spillway and look out for a gate on the right which will take you up the powerline trail to Buddong falls and follw thgw western side of the Dam all the way thru to Sue City.

Gazza
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Follow Up By: Joshua S3 - Monday, May 25, 2015 at 06:21

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 06:21
Thanks for that I'll definitely try and check it out but are we allowed to drive on the fire trails down there?
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Follow Up By: Member - Allan L2 - Monday, May 25, 2015 at 18:04

Monday, May 25, 2015 at 18:04
Joshua, As I said in the first paragraph of my reply check with the Tumut Visitor Centre. It depends on which one you wish to use. Some tracks in the National Park are marked "Management Only", some incur seasonal closures whilst other are open all year. National Parks Office is in the Visitor Centre.
All the best, hope you enjoy, its a great area.
Cheers,
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