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Best trails in Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park

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Looking for a great trail in Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park, Tasmania? AllTrails has 22 great hiking trails, views trails, walking trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. Ready for some activity? There are 14 moderate trails in Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park ranging from 1.9 to 31.9 km and from 738 to 1,598 meters above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
Description

Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park is located in the Central Highlands of Tasmania. As the name suggests, the park is made of mountains and lakes, including Cradle Mountain, Barn Bluff, Mount Pelion, Mount Pelion, Mount Oakleigh, Mount Ossa and Lake St Clair. The famous Overland Track also crosses the park.

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Map of trails in Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
Park information
Area:
161,443 hectares
Contact
03 6492 1110
Top trails (22)
#1 - The Overland Track
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 77.7 km • Est. Multi-day
Permits required from October to May. During these months, the walk must be completed north to south and you will need to reserve in advance. Around 8000 people from all around Australia and the worldShow more
#2 - Dove Lake Circuit
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Length: 6.4 km • Est. 1 h 59 m
This is a pleasant trek around Dove Lake which will take around 2 hours. Even though it's a well maintained track with lots of boardwalks, snow and ice would make sections very slippery. Show more
#3 - Cradle Mountain, Lake Rodway and Dove Lake Track
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Length: 16.1 km • Est. 5 h 44 m
This is a great track with some excellent lake views. Only attempt if you're ready to do some scrambling! There are some rocky stretches that may be difficult for some trekkers.Show more
#4 - Crater Lake, Marions Lookout, Lake Lilla, Dove Lake Loop
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 9.2 km • Est. 3 h 13 m
Crater Lake, Marions Lookout, Lake Lilla, Dove Lake Loop is a 9.2 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located in the state of Tasmania, Australia that features a lake and is rated as moderate. Show more
#5 - Dove Lake Circut, Crade Mountain Face, Summit and Overland Track
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 11.3 km • Est. 4 h 29 m
Dove Lake Circut, Crade Mountain Face, Summit and Overland Track is a 11.3 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia that features a lake and is rateShow more
#6 - Shadow Lake Circuit
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 13.4 km • Est. 4 h 24 m
A leisurely walk on the Shadow Lake Circuit at Lake St. Clair in the Cradle Mountain / Lake St. Clair National Park in Tasmania, Australia. Show more
#7 - Cradle Summit and Hansons Peak via Overland Track and Face Track
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 16.6 km • Est. 6 h 4 m
Start the hike at Ronny Creek Car Park. Take the Overland Track in the direction to Crater Falls and Marions Lookout. Continue on the same track to the Historic Kitchen Hut. At the top the 360 degreeShow more
#8 - King Billy Pine Lookout Track
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 1.9 km • Est. 42 m
King Billy Pine Lookout Track is a 1.9 kilometer lightly trafficked loop trail located in the state of Tasmania, Australia that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is pShow more
#9 - Enchanted Forest Walk
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 1.1 km • Est. 20 m
Enchanted Forest Walk is a 1.1 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia that features a river and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primariShow more
#10 - Crater Lake and Wombat Pool via Overland Track and Cradle Valley Boardwalk
Cradle Mountain-Lake Saint Clair National Park
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Length: 6.6 km • Est. 2 h 10 m
Crater Lake and Wombat Pool via Overland Track and Cradle Valley Boardwalk is a 6.6 kilometer moderately trafficked loop trail located near Cradle Mountain, Tasmania, Australia that features a lake anShow more
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