430 Flagstaff Gully Rd, Geilston Bay TAS 7015, Australia


  • Walking: Moderate
  • Mountain biking: Intermediate

Length: 2.5km

Time: 1-1.25 hour walk

Parking: Limited parking is available on Geilston Creek Road. No parking is available at the reserve entrance off Geilston Creek Road. Use the Geilston Creek Track along the road verge to access the reserve.

Dogs: Under effective control (Please obey signage. Effective control means your dog is in close proximity, in line of sight, immediately responds to your voice command. If not, leave your dog on lead)


Pilchers Hill Reserve in Geilston Bay comprises of 165 hectares of bushland located in the Middle Meehan Range. It contains grassy forest and woodland and is home to wildlife including wombats, wallabies, bettongs, bandicoots, potoroos and many birds. There are several walking tracks within the reserve.

The Pilchers Hill Loop walking track climbs to the summit of Pilchers Hill through an attractive bushland setting. A short side track leads to the reservoir on top of Pilchers Hill which offers vistas across the Derwent estuary. Return to the start via the fire trail. Orange track markers highlight the route.




  • Mountain biking
  • Walking

Warning: The walking track is a one-way climb for mountain bikers who can use the descending mountain bike track that starts near the track to return to the start.