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Upgraded helipads improve safety for the Overland Track

29/09/2016

The Tasmanian Air Rescue Trust has provided funding to enable the upgrading of helipads on the Overland Track, improving the ability of rescue teams to reach walkers and staff in case of emergency.More

Experience national parks through art

23/09/2016

Arts in Parks is a project that celebrates the two decade long partnership between the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service and Arts Tasmania to deliver the wilderness residency program for artists.More

Parks driving boom in visitor numbers

22/09/2016

Tasmania's parks are driving the boom in visitor numbers to the State. Record numbers of visitors are flocking to Freycinet and Mount Field as the two parks celebrate 100 years since their reservation in 1916.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.