Franklin River

Franklin River

The Trail

This 1km, very easy graded trail is a brilliant place to stop and explore while traveling on the Lyell Highway. Meandering through lush temperate rainforest populated with stunning myrtle and sassafras trees the trail passes two rivers; The Franklin River and the Surprise River.
In addition to the beautiful trail, BBQ and toilet facilities are also available near the main carpark.

Trail Map

Map for illustrative purposes only

Getting There

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From Queentown (3 hours north-west of Hobart) head east on the Lyell Highway (A10) towards Derwent Bridge for 56km. The Franklin River Nature Trail is located on the right hand side of the Highway.From Derwent Bridge head west on the Lyell Highway for 26km. The car park is on the left hand side of the Highway.


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