Franklin River Camping

Franklin River Camping

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Franklin River Camping

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The Collingwood River is the starting point for rafting, kayaking or canoeing trips down the Franklin River on Tasmania's rugged West Coast. There is NO casual camping available at this location; camping is strictly for kayakers completing the Franklin River Rafting trip. The area is a fuel stove-only area; strictly no campfires. Much of the Franklin Gordon Wild Rivers National Park is remote, rugged, and challenging for even the most experienced adventurers. Along the Lyell Highway, which connects Hobart to the West Coast of Tasmania, you will find a number of facilities. The Franklin River Nature Trail is a popular stopping point. There are picnic tables and toilet facilities and a number of excellent short bushwalks available at various points along the highway, including a track to Nelson Falls which is boarded for ease of access. The Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park is also accessible by boat from the west coast township of Strahan where you will find full amenities including shopping, a bakery, hotel, and medical services. There are other accommodation options in the area. This is the starting point for experienced adventurers who set out for rafting trips on the Franklin River, and it is also a great spot for some challenging paddling in the river’s Grade 6 rapids. Strictly NO DOGS. To reinforce, the camping at this location is strictly managed and for kayakers completing Franklin River rafting trips only. Camping Lake King William, Camping Bronte Lagoon, Camping Frenchmans Cap, Laughing Jack Lagoon Camping, Camping Bradys Lake, Camping Tungatinah Power Station, Lake Binney Camping, Woods Lake Camping

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Franklin River
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Collingwood River Reserve, Lyell Highway, West Coast, Tasmania, Australia
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