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Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Maintaining vigilance with campfires


Parks and Wildlife Service staff have thanked the many campers who have heeded the restrictions placed on campfires and pot fires, but ask that park and reserve visitors continue to take care while the fire risk remains high in certain areas of the State.More

Old Pelion Hut Centenary Celebration

One of Tasmania’s favourite historic mountain huts, Old Pelion Hut in the Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park, is celebrating its centenary this year.

An informal gathering and afternoon tea at Old Pelion Hut will take place on Saturday 18 November at 3:30pm. This event is open to the public and afternoon tea will be provided.

Old Pelion Hut restorationOld Pelion Hut

Also to mark the centenary a display of images, memorabilia and stories is on show at the Cradle Mountain Interpretation Centre during November.

Further information about both events is available at www.parks.tas.gov.au/events