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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

Goblin Forest Walk, Blue Tier

48. Goblin Forest Walk, Blue Tier

time 20 minutes (400m circuit)
access Turn on to the Anchor Road off the Tasman Highway (A3), 20 kms south of Weldborough and drive towards Lottah and then Poimena. You can also approach it from St Helens via the Lottah Road off the Tasman Highway. See map
facilities Toilet, picnic and barbecue facilities and shelter.
grade Level 1. Easy wheelchair friendly
what to take Group A items
cautions Weather may change quickly, suitable clothing essential
prohibited Dogs on a leash welcome. Bikes must keep to formed tracks
A short loop from Poimena car park takes visitors through rain forest regenerating after the ravages of tin mining. Goblin walk is the shortest and easiest of a series of tracks on Blue Tier for walkers and mountain bike riders. They offer a variety of experience, duration and level of challenge.