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

Mount McCall Track

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Track closure: Temporary Road Closure - Mt McCall 4WD Track
Applies from 16/5/2023​Roadworks have recently been completed on the Mt McCall 4WD track including grading, drain clearing and installation of culverts. 

To allow the surface works to settle, the permit only Mt McCall Track will be closed to all traffic over winter and re-opened following an assessment by staff, most likely during early September.

All access to the Mt McCall Track is closed to the public from the boom gate on Franklin River Road.

For further information please contact the West Coast Field Centre at

Last reviewed 16/5/2023 10:50 AM

A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.


​​​​​Map : Tasmap​ 1:100000 - Franklin
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 don​e in daylight.


West Coast Field Centre (Queenstown and Strahan)
PO Office Box 62
Strahan TAS 7468
Phone: 03 6409 1020

Lake St Clair Visitor Centre
c/- Post Office
Derwent Bridge TAS 7140
Phone: 03 6289 1115