Critical Alert 

Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


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

Mount McCall Track
(4WD)

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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


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

About

​​​​​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 Office. All travel should be don​e in daylight.

Contact

West Coast Field Centre (Queenstown and 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 1172
Email: lakestclair@parks.tas.gov.au