Picton

Canoe Tas Inc

South East

Picton River

Upper Picton to Farm House Creek


wilderness
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Difficulty:ÊGrade 3-4
Paddling Time:Ê1 day paddling +access
Entry Point:ÊOnly one known trip used Helicopter access Ð walk across Moores bridge, over Mt Alexandria, thick rainforest walking for a full day onto button grass plains.1 day to Farmhouse Creek. Possible walk to the start of the gorge along a vaugue track that follows the river from Farmhouse creek. Thermal spring feeds the Picton not far from Farmhouse Creek.
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General Description:ÊFlat shingly rapids lead to a gorge with grade 3-4 rapids followed by a long boulder garden. Fairly large river most of the way with some grade 4 rapids that can be portaged without trouble.