Kara Kara State Park - VIC

  National Parks,Reserves

Position

DEG: -36.875 143.27544
DMS: 36º 52' 30" S 143º 16' 31.57" E
UTM: 54 H 5916577mN 702806mE
Altitude: 449.26m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

182.29kms NorthWest of Melbourne - Driving 228 km (2 hours 42 mins)
474.15kms SouthEast of Adelaide - Driving 556 km (6 hours 12 mins)
751.71kms NorthWest of Hobart - Driving 954 km (1 day 2 hours)

Address & Contact

Victoria 3478
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: N/A

Information

This State Park has been upgraded to a National Park.

Kara Kara National Park is 200km north-west of Melbourne. Main access to the park is from the Sunraysia Highway to the east. At Stuart Mill, follow the signs to Teddington Campground. St Arnaud Regional Park to the north is easily accessible from the town of St Arnaud.


Kara Kara National Park features mainly steep, forested terrain and is an ideal place to experience what the forests of Central Victoria were like before the gold rushes. The rocky ridge tops in the park offer fine views for bushwalkers and four-wheel-drive tourers, and there are ample opportunities for hiking in the steep and rugged terrain. The Upper Teddington Reservoir is a peaceful place for picnics and camping.

The whole Kara Kara National Park’s road network is suited to touring in four wheel drive vehicles and on trail bikes. Popular routes for individuals and organised four wheel drive groups are along Centre Road, which traverses the north–south length of the park and offers many vantage points across the landscape, and the Mount Separation Road in the east of the park. It is suited only to four wheel drive vehicles with high clearance.

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Weather

Closest Weather Station

Ben Nevis at 01/06:30am EST
Distance from Kara Kara State Park 39.79km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
3.2°C-4.0°C98%2.9°ChPa5.6mmWSW30km/hr
16knots
41km/hr
22knots

Closest Climatic Station

Maryborough
Distance from Kara Kara State Park 45.25km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C28.828.725.420.616.212.912.213.916.720.023.726.6
Mean Min. °C12.913.211.28.36.14.23.43.95.47.29.511.3
Mean Rain mm31.033.030.839.149.155.553.756.451.849.440.037.7

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