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Planned upgrade to the Gantry day-use area

Applies until 4 January 2020.

This alert applies to the following parks:

Pending favourable weather conditions, a planned upgrade to the Gantry day-use area will commence late July 2019 - March 2020.

As a result the the entire day-use area will be temporarily closed including

  • Picnic and BBQ facilities
  • Bathroom amenities
  • The day-use area car park

The Piccabeen and Somerset carpark remains open for access to the walking trails.

Alternate facilities are available at

  • Broadwater
  • Neurum Creek campground
  • Archer campground

Please note these areas require a 4wd vehicle and are some distance from the Gantry. Plan your trip accordingly.

Additional facilities are also available at

  • Dayboro
  • Mount Mee
  • Woodford

Observe all signage, barriers and directions from rangers and do not enter closed areas.

Commercial tour operators and other permit holders are not permitted to enter closed areas.

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Last updated
4 July 2019