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Mersey-Forth

Forth Falls Creek

Wilmot to Lake Barrington


steep

waterfalls

Distance: 2.4 km.

Average Grade: 39 m/km

Peak Grade: 116 m/km

Difficulty: Grade 5.

Paddling Time: 1-2 hours.

Entry Point: At the bridge on the Lake Barrington Rd, 1km NE of Wilmot (Grid ref DQ 318 183).

Exit Point: On Lake Barrington, paddle across the lake for 1 km to the end of the Lake Barrington Rd (Grid ref DQ 338 187). ThereÕs a boat ramp on the west side of the lake just north of where forth falls enters the lake. Check it out on the map for grid ref, not sure how to get there!

Water Level: No guage but local rain is needed though high water would be dangerous!

Tasmap: 1:100 000 Forth .

Shuttle: 

General Description: Starts as a small stream on the plateau then quickly becomes a very steep creek as it cascades over waterfalls into the Forth River Valley to finish on Lake Barrington. The final drop (Forth Falls) into lake Barrington consists of a slide, leading to a 10m vertical drop.