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Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

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St Columba Falls

49. St Columba Falls

time 20 - 30 minute return (600m one way)
access Highway A3 from St Helens then road C428 from Pyengana.  30 minutes drive from St Helens. See map
facilities Picnic and toilet facilities
grade Level 2 (moderate uphill walk to return from falls)
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

For those that delight in falling water, this track leads to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest falls. The walk is on a high-quality track through cool and shady rainforest.