Silver Falls - Browns River

Hobart, TasmaniaGPS Coords: -42.9206, 147.2505
Land Tenure: Wellington Park

Tasmap Reference: 5224 Taroona

Silver Falls
© 2015 - 2021 Photography: Craig Doumouras
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Grade 1 Hike
Suitable for people with a disability, with assistance.

4km's30 minutes returnWell formed track Clearly sign posted

Broad, hard surfaced track suitable for wheelchair use. Width: 1200mm or more. Well maintained with minimal intrusions

Dogs are not allowed
Drones are not allowed
Unknown if accessible with a caravan
Unknown if accessible with a campervan or RV
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About Silver Falls - Browns River

Situated on the foot hills of Mt. Wellington, Silver Falls is a delightful small waterfall of approximately 3 - 4 metres in height flowing on Browns River. With multiple tracks that can be taken to get to Silver Falls, we opted to start our walk in from the suburb of Ferntree, parking our vehicle near Huon Road near the commencement of the Pipeline Track.  Walking west, the Pipeline Track is wide and suitable for mountain bikes as well as hikers, with signage at track intersections directing you to places to see.  After about 5 to 10 minutes you will be directed to turn right onto the Silver Falls Track, and a further few minutes walking will take you directly to Silver Falls.  A small bridge crossing the Browns River provides a wonderful view of Silver Falls, and a small area on the side of the waterfall gives you a view of the waterfall from a higher angle. 

From Silver Falls you can continue walking along other tracks, some of which will take you higher up Mt. Wellington, and others that loop around back to Ferntree.  All in all, a very quick delightful walk very suitable for families with children.

 

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