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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018

12/04/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open

12/04/2018

A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.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.