Jim Bacon Recreation Walk

West Moonah, Glenorchy
Distance: 1.2km
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A concrete trail starting at the school and passing through a patch of remnant bushland, with nice views of the Derwent River and kunanyi / Mount Wellington. Jim Bacon Memorial Reserve is a very special natural reserve in that it contains a high proportion of threatened plants and habitat for the threatened Swift Parrot.

ActivitySuggested TimeDifficulty
WalkingUnder 2 hours
Bike RidingUnder 2 hours

Track Features

Wheelchair accessiblePramsParkingPicnic area


No Horses

Safety Precautions

Road crossing

Road crossings, vehicles.

Plan your visit

Leave No Trace is an internationally accepted way of minimising impacts on the places we visit. Respect wildlife, be considerate with others, dispose your waste properly.

Be prepared for the walk. Plan your trip ahead, bring enough water, check the alerts, and make sure you are comfortable with the difficulty rating.

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Track contacts

Track managed by Glenorchy City Council
Glenorchy City Council

If you have any questions, feedback or updates regarding this track please contact the track manager at the Glenorchy City Council by phone on 03 6216 6800 or by email to gccmail@gcc.tas.gov.au. For urgent communications please contact us by phone.