Self Guided Walks
There is 8,000 acres of pristine wilderness to explore at Spicers Peak Lodge. With a selection of self guided walks from the ambling track around the lodge plateau to a more challenging hike to Ryan’s Lookout, there is plenty to suit all fitness levels and needs.
Lodge Plateau | DIFFICULTY 2-EASY | 4KM | 1HR
A gentle walk around the lodge perimeter, keep an eye out for red-necked wallabies along the tree line.
Lookout locations on the Lodge Plateau include Balga, Daybreak and Spicers Gap.
Ryan’s Ridge | DIFFICULTY 4 | 6KM | 2.5 HRS
A challenging hike along a mountain spine to incredible views of the western valley from Ryan’s Lookout.
Peak Detour | DIFFICULTY 3 | 1.2KM | 25 MIN
Avoid a couple of the steeper peaks of Ryan’s Ridge by skirting around the side of the mountain.
Grass Tree Track | DIFFICULTY 3 | 1KM | 20 MIN
Walk amongst hundreds of ancient grass trees, add another 70m to your walk to take in the views from the Northern Lookout.
Brumby Track Short | DIFFICULTY 4 | 5.5KM | 1.5 HR
You can choose to walk or ride the brumby tracks which take you through the eucalypt woodland. Average fitness required, some steep rocky sections.
Brumby Track Long | DIFFICULTY 4 | 7KM | 2 HR
The long track takes you winding across picturesque Freestone Creek. Average fitness required, some steep rocky sections and multiple creek crossings.
If you simply want to take in the grandeur and breathtaking views of the Main Range National Park, why not enjoy a walk to one of the many lookouts that surround the property. Being 1100m above sea level sure makes for some spectacular views.
Lookouts include, Balga, Daybreak, Spicers Gap, Northern and Ryan’s.