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The Franklin River in west Tasmania starts below Mount Hugel at an elevation of 951m and ends at an elevation of 11.3m merging with the Gordon River.
The Franklin River drops around 939m over its 120km length.
The Franklin River flows through Lake Undine (705m) and Lake Dixon (664m) on its way to joining the Gordon River.
16 creeks and rivers flow into the Franklin River. The five longest tributaries are: Jane River, Andrew River, Loddon River, Collingwood River and Joyce Creek - click here for a full list of all 16 tributaries of the Franklin River.
The Franklin River is highlighted in yellow on the map below.
Bonzle users have caught and/or seen atlantic salmon at Franklin River (Note: some species of fish may not be available at all times of the year. Always check State/Territory fishing regulations for size, bag/possession limits and licensing/permit requirements. Some native fish are protected and may not be taken). Is this list accurate? Have you caught or seen other species of fish at Franklin River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Are you a keen bird watcher? Have you been bird watching at Franklin River? What birds have you seen at Franklin River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here. As a Bonzle sub-project, we're trying to build Australia's most comprehensive bird location atlas. A big thankyou to all that have contributed and continue to contribute sightings.
Do you know what facilities are available at Franklin River? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
Bonzle users have reported that Franklin River is a good place for birdwatching, canoeing and rafting. Do you know of other recreational activities at Franklin River? Is this list accurate? Contribute your knowledge by clicking here.
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