Winterbrook Falls Rail Trail
  • Length: 6km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Smiths Plains Road

  • End: Smiths Plains Road

  • Location: Northern Tasmania

  • Closest Town: Smiths Plains Road

  • Distance from CBD: 300km

  • State: TAS

  • Latitude: -41.373943

  • Longitude: 146.067458

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Winterbrook Falls Rail Trail is a 6km, grade 3 one way hike, located in Northern Tasmania, Tasmania. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

Allow 5 to 6 hours to walk this trail. It follows the route of a logging tramway to the Winterbrook Falls. Along the way you will see the remains of bridges and some wooden rails that still remain in the bush. Approaching the falls, the trail offers excellent views over the surounding country.

About the region

Nurture your soul with boundless experiences and leave behind life as you know it. From scenic drives through cool-climate vineyards to soft adventure nestled in the Tasmanian wilderness, unveil the best that the region has to offer.


Smiths Plains Road in Northern Tasmania

South of Nietta, 300km from Hobart

Compacted earth


For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia. 

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