Dove Lake Circuit
5.8 km circuit
2 h to 3 h
Dove Lake Circuit
5.8 km

2 h to 3 h


Starting from the car park at the end of Dove Lake Road, Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, this walk takes you around Dove Lake. This popular walk follows the perimeter of a glacially carved lake at the foot of Cradle Mountain, with excellent views of the surrounding peaks. Along the way you'll pass Glacier Rock Lookout, Ballroom Forest and the picturesque Dove Lake Boatshed. The trail is relatively flat and straightforward, consisting mainly of boardwalks, with some steep and rocky sections. The clockwise option involves climbing many steps towards the end. Due to its relatively lower altitude, this walk is usually a safer option when it's very windy and rainy at higher altitudes. Be prepared for strong winds, heavy rain, snow and very cold temperatures. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.



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