Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park
Flora and faunaVegetation types within the park are varied, including cool temperate rainforest, drier eucalypt forests and button grass moorland.
By carThe Lyell Highway (Route A10) runs through the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park.
The park has no facilities within its boundary, so to the east is Derwent Bridge, and the west are Queenstown and further towards the coast, Strahan as the nearest places with facilities.
By boatCruise boats departing from Strahan visit the park.
Fees and permits
Most of the access is by foot. Unless you are on a rafting venture down the Franklin River.
Donaghys Hill Wilderness Lookout Walk30–40 minute return walk
address: Franklin River, Lyell Highway, Derwent BridgeAn easy 1-km trail through cool temperate rainforest.
Frenchmans Cap TrackA challenging 3–5 day hike.
Lake Rhona Trail7–10 hours (14 km) one way, depending on conditions and fitness level.
Nelson Falls Nature TrailAn easy boardwalk trail to Nelson Falls.
phone: +61 3 6471 4300address: 24 Esplanade, Strahan
address: Tours depart from Hobart CBD8–10 day expeditions