Canoe Tas Inc


Arm River

Arm Falls to Mersey Forest Road Weir


Distance: 2.0 km.
Average Grade: 40 m/km.
Peak Grade: 50 m/km.
Difficulty: Grade 3 (+ grade 4 waterfall).
Paddling Time: 0.5-1.5 hours.
Entry Point: Park at the Arm River Camp, 500 m along Arm River Road, off the Mersey Forest Road. Carry boats from the Arm River Camp, 400 m along the signed walking track to Arm Falls.
Exit Point: Exit at the weir, just above the Mersey Forest Road Bridge.
Water Level: 0.9 m minimum (gauge at weir on Mersey Forest Road).
Tasmap: 1:100 000 Mersey.
General Description: An exciting medium grade trip requiring substantial rain to paddle. The start is at the spectacular, 10 m Arm Falls (grade 4).

Andrew Maynard – Arm Falls