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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

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.