Mt Field National Park
Key information: Mt Field National Park
- High mountain to rainforest to waterfalls, a mere 80km from Hobart.Good walks abound.Rough country and unpredictable. Be prepared.
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- Walkopedia rating82
- Natural interest17
- Human interest1
- Negative points0
- Total rating82
- Length: Variable
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- Level of Difficulty: Variable
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Mountains, high moorlands, waterfalls and lakes, forest. A huge variety of vegetation and wildlife. And not too many people when off the short routes. Equals outstanding walking.
An old national park, with good reason. A mere 80km from Hobart, but this is magnificent, remote country.A big range of fine short / lower walks includes:
Higher level walks
- The short trail to the magnificent Russell Falls
- The 2hr trail to Lady Barron Falls
- The short but fascinating Pandini Grove Nature Walk beside Lake Dobson
- The famous Tarn Shelf Track, up to seven hours' walking depending on your tum-break, is one of Tasmania's best. Get up to alpine shrubs above the forests, enjoy gorgeous lakes and cliffs on this 'shelf' in the mountains.
- Other higher-level walks include the Mt Field East Circuit, Lake Belcher, Seagers Lookout, and Lake Seal Lookout.
Come prepared for unpredictable weather in the high country.
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