Mittamatite Regional Park
Dividing the Corryong and Cudgewa
Valleys is the striking Mt.Mittamatite
Regional Park. Named Mt.Mittamatite after the indigenous
word 'mitta mattub', the main mountain is the highest point in the park at
1002m above sea
Mt.Mittamatite Regional Park
consists of 4,280 hectares of rugged and rocky
mountain country and has been long used as a destination for
rock climbing and
sharply from the valleys either side of it, the imposing mountain park is a
distinctive feature in the Upper Murray landscape. Mt.Mittamatite can be
seen from the peak of Mt. Kosciuszko on a clear day.
Public access to the park is
via Ranch Road, which
is signposted on the Murray River Road, approximately half way between Towong
and Tintaldra and about 17 kilometres from Corryong.
The 16 km journey to the summit
should take about leisurely 25 minutes.
Ranch Road winds its way,
initially, through private property until the park's
The road is graded and unsealed and provides
many beautiful views of
the surrounding area as it winds its way up to the summit. In wet conditions, the road may become slippery and caution
should be taken.
At the summit of
Mt.Mittamatite there are radio and aviation communication facilities as well as a
fire spotting tower.
are two main lookout vantage points, Embery's
the Mt.Mittamatite Floral Reserve Track
Lookout at the end of Ranch
Embery's Lookout is a sign posted two
minute drive off Ranch Road, culminating at a small car park and basic picnic
area. No toilet facilities are provided.
minute walk beyond the car park, along a rocky path, ends at several
large boulders and a lookout vantage
point with a "WOW' factor.
Take care of the steep descent
immediately below the
lookout, especially if you have young children.
The lookout accessed on
the Floral Reserve track
looks over the Corryong and Nariel Valleys. The journey of the meandering
Nariel-Corryong Creek can be traced for kilometres from this vantage
clear day in either winter or spring, this is
viewof the snow covered Snowy Mountain