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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

The Parks and Wildlife Service encourages visitors and Tasmanians alike to get outdoors and get active - especially in our parks and reserves.More

Good news, Hartz Mountain National Park and other tracks are open!

17/04/2019

In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.More

Hollybank

39. Hollybank Forest

time 15-40 minute return (2km circuit) depending on your choice of track. An information panel is located just inside the reserve entrance.
access Turn into Hollybank Road from road B81, 7km from Lilydale and 19km from Launceston via the suburb of Rocherlea. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic shelters, wood barbecues, gas barbecue and bush cricket pitch (BYO cricket gear).
grade Level 1. Wide tracks with gentle grades are usually dry underfoot.
what to take Group A items
prohibited Dogs are welcome if kept on a leash. Bicycles are not permitted off the formed roads.

Hollybank has spacious picnic facilities nestled amongst ash and pine trees. Walking tracks lead through a mix of native bush and plantation forests. The ash trees, originally planted as a wood supply for cricket bats and tennis racquets, are particularly attractive in autumn.