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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Castle Rock

45. Castle Rock (Flinders Island)

time 1.5 hours return (3.3km one way)
access
From the town of Whitemark travel north (towards Palana) on road B85. Turn left to Allports Beach at a junction 17km north of Whitemark. Watch for ‘Castle Rock track and car park’ sign approximately 2km from this junction. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic table, wood barbecues and tank water are available at nearby Allports Beach.
grade Level 2 Moderate grade with no steep sections
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, unpatrolled beached, subject to large waves
prohibited Mountain bikes are not permitted along the beaches.

Castle Rock is a massive granite boulder by the shoreline on Marshall Beach. A wonderful beach walk.