Convoy od 4WD vehicles driving uphill on the Mount McCall 4WD Track
Mount McCall 4WD Track

Mount McCall Track
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Planned event: Franklin - Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and Southwest National Park
Applies from 28/3/2024

Weather permitting, three planned burns will take place within Franklin - Gordon Wild Rivers National Park and Southwest National Park on Thursday 28 March.

Burns are planned for Ray Range, Hamilton Range and Mount Bowes. 

Operations will take approximately one day to complete and smoke may persist some days afterwards depending on wind conditions.

During burning operations public access to these remote areas will be restricted.

The public is asked to remain well out of the burn sites while burns are taking place and for the following days until safety checks have been made.

Please comply with all signage and directions from staff if you are in the area.

These operations are part of the annual fuel reduction program aimed at reducing fire risk to visitors and protecting the outstanding universal values of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.

For further information, please call 6165 4059.

Last reviewed 25/3/2024 04:29 PM


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Distance : 44 km return​​
Rating : Medium - suitable for four-wheel drive vehicles and trail bikes only, with some deep ruts, loose soils, and bedrock surfaces. Some experience with off-road driving recommended. 

The Mount McCall Track is in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area, including the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, the views over these wilderness areas are outstanding. 

The track ends abruptly at the top of an old haulage way with a drop of over 300 metres to the famous Franklin River. 

The vehicle track is gated and requires a key from the local Parks and Wildlife Service Office. All travel should be done in daylight.

Contact

West Coast Field Centre (Strahan)
PO Office Box 62
Strahan TAS 7468
Phone: 03 6409 1020
Email: PWS.WestCoast@parks.tas.gov.au

Lake St Clair Visitor Centre
c/- Post Office
Derwent Bridge TAS 7140
Phone: 03 6289 1115
Email: LakeStClair@parks.tas.gov.au