Tall Trees Walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 1km

  • Duration: 30mins

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Lake Dobson Road

  • End: Lake Dobson Road

  • Location: Mount Field National Park

  • Closest Town: Westerway

  • Distance from CBD: 74km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -42.682416

  • Longitude: 146.703942

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Tall Trees Walk is a 1km, grade 2 circuit hike, located in Mount Field National Park, Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 30mins to complete.

Hike Summary

The tall swamp gums of Mt Field National Park are amongst the tallest trees in Australia. This walk allows plenty of opportunities to appreciate them. Visitors have the opportunity to use a clinometer to calculate the height of these massive trees.

Highlights

The swamp gum, Eucalyptus regnans, is the tallest flowering plant on Earth. The Tall Trees circuit takes you through a spectacular forest of these giants, the largest of which were growing when Abel Tasman first sighted Tasmania in 1642, and which are taller than the Wrest Point Casino in Hobart.

About the region

Hobart and Surrounds

Getting there

From New Norfolk take road B62 and then B61. If travelling from Lake St Clair, take road B61 from the Lyell Highway (A10), just east of Gretna.

Tips

Park entry fees apply.

Toilets, electric barbecues, kiosk and Visitors Centre near start of track.

Supervise children, flowing waters, tracks may be closed as walking here is not recommended in strong winds or stormy weather, trees and limbs may fall.

No pets, firearms or bicycles.

GPX File

Total distance: 745 m
Max elevation: 272 m
Min elevation: 255 m
Total climbing: 17 m
Total descent: -17 m
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For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania

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