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Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

Tasmania's unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.More

Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service issue safety message

08/03/2019

Over the coming weeks, a number of roads inside of fire impacted areas will reopen.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 22 February 2019

22/02/2019

To date, the fire area has affected around 94,000 ha (about 6%) of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) and approximately 42,476 ha (about 3.4%) of other reserves managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Leven Canyon

36. Leven Canyon Lookout

time 45 minute circuit (1.2km circuit)
access 45 minute drive from Ulverstone (42km) or can be reached
from Cradle Mountain, via Wilmot and the C132 route in
75 minutes. See map
facilities Picnic area with barbecues, tables, picnic shelter and toilets
with disabled access
grade Level 3. Some steep terrain and 697 steps on the Forest Stairs track
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children , hazardous cliffs, tracks subject to severe weather conditions all year round, weather may change quickly, tracks are difficult to navigate when covered in snow and may be impassable,
prohibited No firearms or bicycles

It is rare in the world to find such a powerful place as the Leven Canyon, that is so easy to access. Enjoy
spectacular sweeping views from Cruickshanks Lookout 275m above the Leven River. Alongside the track, discover ferns, brightly coloured fungi and native wildlife.