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Walking & hiking

Keppel Lookout Trail

Climb up through stringybark and mountain ash forest to four of Marysville's best lookouts for spectacular views across Marysville, the Cathedral Range State Park and Steavenson Falls.

The most challenging trail in the area, the Keppel Lookout Trail is fairly uneven and steep in places. Wear sturdy footwear and carry water and snacks.

Start the trail from the car park on Falls Road. Follow the trail across Robertson Gully before climbing up to Keppel Lookout, around the ridge passing Oxlee and De La Rue lookouts, and to the top of Steavenson Falls. Descend to the base of Steavenson Falls and follow the Tree Fern Gully Trail.

Note: the car park on Falls Road can also be accessed by walking two kilometres along the Tree Fern Gully Trail from Marysville. 

Distance: 11km loop
Duration: 3–4 hours
Grade: Level 3; very steep, formed track
Start: Car park on Falls Road
Finish: Car park on Falls Road
Nearby: Marysville
Note: Bicycles and horses not permitted.

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