Dunns Creek Circuit

40 min to 1 h

1.7 km

↑ 90 m
↓ -90 m

Moderate track
Starting from the car park on Huon Road, Wellington Park, this walk takes you on a circuit around a part of Dunns Creek via the Fern Glade, Silver Falls and Pillinger Drive tracks. With grand tree ferns above you providing shade and the relaxing sound of water, the first part of the walk is quite the sensory pleaser. Then you'll dive into a wet forest as you make your way along the Silver Falls Track. Lastly, the Pillinger Drive Track will take you back to the start. Dogs are allowed on leash. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-42.9211476,147.2595135)
Mode Bus Car
DirectionsFrom Davey Street, A6, South Hobart.
  • Turn on to Davey Street, B64 then drive for 690 m
  • At roundabout, take exit 2 onto Davey Street, B64 and drive for another 6.6 km
  • Turn sharp right and drive for another 25 m
Track Notes
Turn by turn instructions & maps
Getting started
From the car park on Huon Road (80 metres southwest of the intersection with Pillinger Drive), head under the wooden arch and up the stairs. Follow the singular track until you come to a 4-way intersection. Veer slightly right at the said intersection and keep the creek to your right to continue along Dunns Creek Circuit (clockwise).....
Turn map Directions & comments
Start heading along Fern Glade Track.
Find the BBQ at the start.
Find the Fern Tree Park at the start.
After another 85 m (at the intersection of Fern Glade Track & Pillinger Drive Track) veer right, to head along Fern Glade Track.
After another 410 m (at the intersection of Silver Falls Track & Fern Glade Track) turn sharp right, to head along Silver Falls Track.
After another 10 m cross the bridge (about 15 m long)
After another 590 m (at the intersection of Pillinger Drive Track & Silver Falls Track) turn sharp right, to head along Pillinger Drive Track.
After another 100 m continue straight, to head along Pillinger Drive Track.
After another 320 m (at the intersection of Fern Glade Track & Pillinger Drive Track) turn sharp left, to head along Fern Glade Track.
After another 110 m come to the end.
Know the Hills, grading & facilities

Dunns Creek Circuit

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 1.7 km
Time 40 min to 1 h
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Short steep hills (3/6)
Signage Directional signs along the way (3/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (2/6)
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