Horse riding in wilderness amendments to plans of management

For Far South Coast Escarpment Parks, Kosciuszko National Park and Mummel Gulf National Park and State Conservation Area

The amendments to Far South Coast Escarpment Parks Plan of Management, Kosciuszko National Park Plan of Management and Mummel Gulf National Park and State Conservation Area Plan of Management enable horse riding to continue in specific wilderness areas. These amendments were adopted by the Minister for the Environment on 13 February 2019.

27 February 2019
Office of Environment and Heritage
  • ISBN 978-1-92575-555-8
  • ID OEH20190095
  • File PDF 1.4MB
  • Pages 14
  • Name horse-riding-in-wilderness-amendments-plans-management-190095.pdf

A trial of horse riding in wilderness commenced in April 2014 in wilderness areas within Kosciuszko National Park, Mummel Gulf National Park, Deua National Park and Monga National Park. The amendments to the relevant plans of management enable horse riding to continue in these specific wilderness locations. 

Horse riding will be allowed on the the following tracks:

  • Kosciuszko National Park – 31.9 kilometres of trail in wilderness 
  • Deua and Monga National Parks – 39.1 kilometres of trail in wilderness, and 18.4 kilometres not in wilderness 
  • Mummel Gulf National Park – 11.5 kilometres of trail in wilderness. 

These amendments are to be read in conjunction with the: