Creepy Crawly Nature Trail

5 min to 8 min

255 m

↑ 12 m
↓ -12 m

Moderate track
This walk starts just off Scotts Peak Road, Southwest National Park, and takes visitors through the rainforest along The Creepy Crawly Nature Trail - a fun and adventurous short boardwalk trail. 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 At the intersection of Scotts Peak Road & Creepy Crawly Nature Trail (-42.8322684,146.3845906)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Lyell Highway, A10
  • Turn on to Gordon River Road, B61 then drive for 3.4 km
  • Turn slight right onto Gordon River Road, B61 and drive for another 12.4 km
  • Turn left onto Gordon River Road, B61 and drive for another 50.2 km
  • Turn left onto Scotts Peak Road, C607 and drive for another 2.2 km
Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
At the intersection of Scotts Peak Road & Creepy Crawly Nature Trail Start heading along Creepy Crawly Nature Trail (a walking track).
Continue another 125 m to find the end. Then turn around here and retrace the main route for 125 m to get back to the start.
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Creepy Crawly Nature Trail

Class 3/6
Moderate track
Length 255 m
Time 5 min to 8 min
Quality of track Formed track, with some branches and other obstacles (3/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (2/6)
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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