Friday, August 14, 2020  
 
News & Updates
DINGO DELL CAFE OPEN WEEKENDS
11-08-2020 
Keith and Helen have advised that the Dingo Dell cafe will be open weekends 10 am to 5 pm for locals visiting the mountain to exercise or outdoor recreate


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PARKS VICTORIA SNOW UPDATES
For an overview of how Mount Buffalo will run this winter go to the drop down menu at

SNOW REPORT
These will be issued most days over winter with additional chain requirement updates at 4 pm if required

RANGER REPORT 

Mount Buffalo is open for regional visitors

Chilly toes and red noses up here most mornings. The road from the Cathedral to Cresta is still normall icy and chains must often be fitted there, engaged 4WD excepted.

There is a new brightly coloured new Chain Requirement sign at the Park entry you wont miss it 😊

Just a little bit of snow left now on the Cathedral / Hump and Castle hiking tracks, also if you hike high up past the old ski runs at Cresta Valley

Have a lovely day

Ranger Team Ovens Area, Mt Buffalo National Park

GENERAL INFORMATION

Road conditions are icy in the mornings and  of an evening

Chains must be carried. Please advise all visitors and friends that a sign at the park entry is displayed when chains are required. Every vehicle, whether 2WD or 4WD entering the park past that point must carry chains if the sign is displayed. We turned many vehicles away on the weekend as they were not carrying them.

 Also, many vehicles are being turned away due to dogs inside. Dogs are not allowed in national parks.

 Please be mindful that there is no indoor shelter available. Dingo Dell café is open only for toilets, takeaway food and drink service and toboggan hire.

 Visitors to manage their social distancing, group size of 10 and if unwell please do not visit

Current conditions can be viewed at www.parks.vic.gov.au, go to the Mt Buffalo page.

Have a wonderful visit to the snow

Cheers - Michelle

Michelle Doherty

Ranger Team Leader Ovens Area, Mt Buffalo National Park


CHAINS ARE REQUIRED TO BE CARRIED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

4pm Email Update. This only occurs if weather forecasts dictate a change to the requirement to carry chains at Mt Buffalo.

You may go days before receiving another 4pm update. Stay tuned.

 With the forecast for the North East indicating snow falls for the coming days, the requirement to carry snow chains at Mt Buffalo has been reinstated from Thursday 2 July. CHAINS ARE REQUIRED until further notice.

Staff at Mt Buffalo will continue to monitor weather forecasts and will only send out a 4pm email when conditions dictate a change to the requirement to carry chains.

 Our daily snow report emails will commence once we have snow.

We are unable at the moment to put our snow report on ski.com.au and will advise where you can check conditions once we have the issue sorted.

With the recent increase in COVID19 cases the group size for gatherings is now 10.

 Michelle Doherty - Ranger Team Leader Mount Buffalo National Park