Canoe Tas Inc

West Coast

Collingwood River

Bills Creek to Lyell Highway
Distance: 10 km.
Average Grade: 4 m/km.
Peak Grade: 
Difficulty: Grade 2-3.
Paddling Time: 2-3 hours.
Entry Point: Bills Creek (Grid ref. DP 053 357) on the Lyell Highway (A10) approximately 9 km west of the Collingwood River Bridge.
Exit Point: Lyell Highway Bridge (Grid ref. DP 113 314).
Water Level: 1-2 m. at the Collingwood Bridge gauge.
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Franklin.
Shuttle: 9 km.
General Description: The River flows through some beautiful rainforest with interesting grade 2-3 rapids. There may be some portages if the river is low. Walkouts should be from the right bank to the Lyell Highway.