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Celebrating 100 years of national parks

26/08/2016

All Tasmanians are invited to celebrate the centenary of two of our most loved national parks, Freycinet and Mount Field, with a major festival at Freycinet and events at other parks, during the centenary weekend of 27-29 August.More

Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

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

Leven Canyon

36. Leven Canyon Lookout

time 45 minute circuit (1.2km circuit)
access 45 minute drive from Ulverstone (42km) or can be reached
from Cradle Mountain, via Wilmot and the C132 route in
75 minutes. See map
facilities Picnic area with barbecues, tables, picnic shelter and toilets
with disabled access
grade Level 3. Some steep terrain and 697 steps on the Forest Stairs track
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children , hazardous cliffs, tracks subject to severe weather conditions all year round, weather may change quickly, tracks are difficult to navigate when covered in snow and may be impassable,
prohibited No firearms or bicycles

It is rare in the world to find such a powerful place as the Leven Canyon, that is so easy to access. Enjoy
spectacular sweeping views from Cruickshanks Lookout 275m above the Leven River. Alongside the track, discover ferns, brightly coloured fungi and native wildlife.