Hunters Hut | Mt Richmond Forest Park

A well sited, comfortable hut built to replace the Bush Edge Hut which was tragically washed away with the loss of two DOC goat shooters, Russell Griebel and Bob Waldie, in a flash flood in February 1995.

Somehow when a hut has a big table with seating and decent windows to look out at a view it seems your standard tramper has hit the jackpot.

Note that the camping spots around the hut are not particularly level, and near impossible to get a tent peg into the ground. Porters Creek has better options if you want a night in a tent.

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category . . . standard hut

hut fee . . . 1 hut ticket or backcountry hut pass, free to camp

elevation . . . 852 m

bunks . . . 8

built . . . 1997, renovated 2011

heating . . . woodburner

water . . . tap above exterior sink, from rainwater tank

toilet . . . longdrop

other . . . a picnic table, yay!

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