The Horn Track 

Mount Buffalo Road Mount Buffalo
Nature Walks
1.5 km
45 minutes
Grade 1: No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Grade 2: No bushwalking experience required. The track is hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.
Grade 3: Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Grade 4: Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Grade 5: Very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked. Walks may be more than 20km.

This short but steep walk in Mount Buffalo National Park takes you up to the mountain's highest point - The Horn Lookout.

At an elevation of 1,723m, you are rewarded with sensational 360° views of the Mount Buffalo Plateau and surrounding Australian Alps.

The 1.5km track starts at The Horn Picnic Area, 2km from Cresta Valley along a well maintained dirt road. The track is steep, with rocky sections and stairs.

This walk is best enjoyed in summer and autumn when the track is clear of snow. The road to The Horn Picnic Area is closed to vehicles past Cresta Valley in the snow season. During this time, the road to The Horn is groomed for cross-country skiing.