Situated at approximately 1000m elevation, Government Huts provide an excellent base for experiencing the alpine regions of Mount Field National Park. They are nestled among snow gums and overlook a beautiful alpine moorland.
The Government Huts were established on the Lake Dobson Road in 1940s for the use of the original Lake Dobson road workers, before being moved to their current location near Lake Dobson.
Government Huts provide low-cost, basic accommodation for visitors and small groups. There are five small huts with space for six visitors each. The complex includes a communal toilet facility as well as a woodshed and water tank (but no showers).
Facilities are minimal, consisting of bunks with mattresses, sink with cold water, wood heater and firewood, table and benches. There is no electricity, gas or other services and parties must be self-reliant.
Gas cookers and lamps are recommended, as well as the usual camping provisions.
There are numerous walks within the park, many of which start close by the huts. The huts are just a 10 minute walk from Lake Dobson.