Hanmer Forest Walks

That red flags flying in the Hanmer Springs Village centre indicate all tracks are closed because of extreme fire danger.

If you would like to get a detailed map about the walks in Hanmer Springs then head to The Hanmer Springs i-SITE Visitor Centre.

It is advisable to check with the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any track closures.


All the forest walks are facilitated by an excellent series of carpark access points and marked with good signage.

The mains carparks are:

Chattertons Road for Chatterton River Track and Jacks Pass.

Jacks Pass for Chattertons River, Dumblane, and Mt Isobel Summit.

Mt Isobel (Clarence Valley Road) for Mt Isobel Track, Dog Stream Waterfall, Spur Track, and Pawson Road to Conical Hill.

Waterfall Carpark for Dog Stream Waterfall, Jolliffe Saddle Track, Fir Trail, and Upper Dog Stream.

Mullans Road for Spur Track, Nature Trail, Fir Trail, Upper Dog Stream.

Jollies Pass Road for Forest Amble, Walk, and Journey, Woodland Walk, Majuba Walk, Upper Dog Stream, Timberlands Trail, and Camp Track.

The following walks can be completed in under 2 hours

  • Conical Hill Walk
  • Woodland Walk
  • Majuba Walk
  • Dog Stream Reserve
  • Upper Dog Stream Track / Jolliffe Saddle Track / Timberlands Trail Circuit
  • Nature Trail
  • Fir Trail

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These walks all begin and finish at the Herman's Avenue gate opposite the car park on Jollies Pass Road. They are marked with green and yellow direction posts.

  • Forest Amble
  • Forest Walk
  • Forest Journey

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The following tracks are half day tramps in the Hanmer Forest:

  • Waterfall Track
  • Spur Track
  • Chatterton Track

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For experienced walkers and trampers. Four alternative tracks/routes lead to Mt Isobel (1324 metres). Visibility can be limited in low cloud.

Tracks may be closed due to snowfall in winter.

  • Mt Isobel Track
  • Via Waterfall Track
  • From Jacks Pass (On Clarence Valley Road)
  • From Near Jollies Pass (On Jollies Pass Road route)

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