The Florentine River has
it's source near the start of the
Scotts Peak road.
The Gordon River Road to
Strathgordon crosses the river about 30 kilometres from Maydena.
Timbs Track commences about 25 kilometres from Maydena not far past the
Timbs Track is the
original access track for the very beautiful
Originally a three day walk one way. The first kilometre and a
half of the track passes through pristine rainforest before emerging on
to button grass plains and heath. A lookout has been erected on a
small rise providing views to the grand forests of the Upper Florentine.
Well worth the stop.
Forestry has developed several picnic stops along the Gordon Road which
include very fine forest walks.
The area is the site of
the well publicized protest camp for the better protection of the Upper
Florentine forests. The protestors were recently removed from the site.
They were occupying the road 30 metres from Timbs Track which had been
cut through the forest to access the very rich timber resources in the