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Festival of Bright Ideas

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As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.More

Alum Cliffs

37. Alum Cliffs

time 40-50 minute return walk (800 metres one way)
access
Travel via Deloraine or Sheffield. The Alum Cliffs track is reached, via a signed loop road, from road B12 between the townships of Mole Creek and Chudleigh. See map
facilities Closest facilities are located in Chudleigh and Mole Creek.
grade Level 2. Track is generally dry underfoot and has some gentle uphill sections
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, hazardous cliffs, unprotected track edges
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

Enjoy a quiet country stroll to a forest lookout perched high above the Mersey River, as it flows beneath the Alum cliffs. Combine this walk with a visit to the Mole Creek caves.

Highlights

The Alum Cliffs are within the Alum Cliffs State Reserve and form a part of the Gog Range.