Gowrie Park

Accommodation Camping Area Caravan Park Youth Hostel Public Toilets BBQ Picnic Area

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DISTANCES: Launceston 113Km, Devonport 41Km, 10 minutes from Sheffield.

Nestling at the foot of Mt Roland, Gowrie Park is the administrative and workshop headquarters for the Mersey/Forth power scheme. Built originally to house employees and their families during the construction of the scheme, redundant buildings now provide dormitory type accommodation, complete with kitchen facilities, common room, and amenities block.

EVENTS

Gowrie Park Rodeo

Gowrie Park Rodeo Grounds, via Sheffield

Held annually in March

Bring your horse! bring your ute! enter the local barrel race or the ute muster !!
Bar, food and overnight camping available.

For further information, contact 0409 381 619

WHAT TO SEE AND DO

Licensed restaurant and pioneer implements displays.

O’Neils Creek Nature Reserve is a lovely picnic and BBQ spot as well as the beginning for the three mountain walks on Mt. Roland, Mt Van Dyke and Mt Claude; each around 6 hours return.