Clarence Foreshore Trail - Geilston Bay to Howrah (full track) Geilston Bay to Howrah, Clarence

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Distance

14.5km

Experience

Coastal

Description

The Clarence Foreshore Trail is a multi-user pathway following the shores of the Derwent River. It offers a diverse range of scenery, from picturesque bays filled with moored yachts to she-oak forest and parkland. There are playgrounds, beaches and points of interest along the trail. The quality of the path varies from wide concrete to narrow gravel sections.

User groups Suggested time Difficulty
Walking Full day
Very Easy
Cycling Half day
Very Easy
Dogs allowed on lead Full day
Very Easy

Access

Accessible with wheelchair  Accessible with pram 

Facilities

Toilets  Parking  Drinking water  Picnic  Lookout  Cafe/refreshments/shop

Restrictions

No horses

Safety precautions

Caution 

Several sections are narrow and have a lower quality surface including the track along the foreshore at Geilston Bay (an alternative is to use Musgrove Ave and Derwent Ave to bypass this section, although the hill is steep). Rosny Hill has a steep section around the sewerage works.

Map

Photos

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Getting there

Start at either the carpark at DeBomfords Lane in Geilston Bay or Howrah Rd, Howrah (opposite Bingley St).

This track is managed by the Clarence City Council

If you have any questions, feedback or updates regarding this track please contact the track manager at the Clarence City Council by phone on 03 6245 8600 or by email to clarence@ccc.tas.gov.au For urgent communications please contact us by phone.