Upper Preston Falls

PrestonGPS Coords: -41.2912, 146.0626
Land Tenure: Casement
Upper Preston Falls
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Grade 3 Hike
Some bushwalking experience recommended.

0.3km's5 minutes returnFormed track, some obstacles No directional signage

Formed earthen track, few obstacles. Generally a modified surface, sections may be hardened. Width: variable and less than 1200mm. Kept mostly clear.

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 Upper Preston Falls

Upper Preston Falls is the unofficial name of a waterfall situated on Preston Creek and is the first waterfall in a series of 3 waterfalls along an approximately 1 kilometre stretch of Preston Creek. The waterfall itself drops about 4 to 5 metres and is best viewed from side on due to a large rock sitting directly in front of where the water drops. Directly behind the waterfall is a semi sheltered cave that provides a close up view of the falls from behind.

Access to Upper Preston Falls is relatively easy when approached from upstream. On the northern side of the falls you walk down a slope where old makeshift pine steps still exist, with a pullout just up the road from Delaneys Falls providing access. The path isn't all that distinct, so care will need to be taken to negotiate to the base of the falls. However, with its proximity close to the road, the walk is very short.

Upper Preston Falls is close to Preston Falls and Delaneys Falls.

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