Borradaile Plains 4WD Track : Deloraine Four Wheel Drive : Mersey River Valley 4WD

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Brushy Lagoon Dam 4WD Track Tasmania Westbury to Brushy Lagoon

Introduction

The 4WD track from Westbury to Brushy Lagoon Dam is a reasonable easy four wheel drive track, as long as it hasn't been raining heavily for extended periods. This is a popular location for trout fishing in Tasmania and features beautiful scenery including views of the Great Western Tiers.
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Track difficulty

 

  • Easy

Track Distance

  • App. 20 kilometres

Track Duration - App.

  • 65 minutes

Maps

  • 1:100,000 Meresy

 

  • 1:25,000 Borradaile

Permits

  • NA

Warnings

  • This track is located in a State Forest, so be on the lookout for other vehicles.

What You Need

  • Overnight camping spots are found along this track. During Winter, track is susceptible to snow, rain and high winds.

Nearest Camping Location

  • There are many places to camp along this track on the Boradaile Plains.

Nearest Major Town

  • Deloraine

Comments

  • You can follow this track and continue through to Deloraine and the Bass Highway, which will take your through to Devonport if tavelling North-West from Westbury.

Recommended 4WD itinerary:

  1. Leave the Arm River Forest Reserve and head North down the valley to a juntion marked with Bare Hill Road.

  2. Turn left into Bare Hill Road

  3. This is the start of Borradaile Plains

  4. After a period of app. 11 kilomteres you will find a wire gate

  5. Turn right at the T-junction, a little further along you will see a quarry

  6. After a full 18 kilometres, you will find a t-juntion with Lemonthyme Road

The Boradile Plains 4WD track runs from the Lemonthyme Power Station at the end of Lemonthyme Road via Plains Road and finishes at the junction of Bare Hill Road and the C171. This is a scenic track once you get up onto the Borrodaile Plains. The track is reasonable comfotable for most conventional 4WD. Depending on the weather, you may find some flooded water on the tracks in places.

 
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The Borradaile Track is relatively short and won't challenge avid four wheel drivers but does offer pretty scenery and photgraphic opportunities.

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Things to do in this area:
  • Visit Lemonthyme Power Station
  • Bushwalking
  • Visit Gowrie park
  • Fishing
  • Visit Forth River
  • Lake Parangana
In this area:
  • Western Bluff
  • Bushwalks
  • Campsite
  • King Solomon Caves
  • Lemonthyme Power Station
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Please note all distances listed on this website are approximations only.
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