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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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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

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Huon Pine Walk

28. Huon Pine Walk

time 20 minutes return (300m one way)
access From the Murchison Highway (A10), take the turn off to Waratah (B23). Follow this road to Savage River, where it turns into the Corinna Rd (C247) and then onto Corinna. Access the walk from the car park beside the river 7622. See map
facilities Picnic areas, the Tarkine Hotel and a restaurant.
grade Level 1.
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles.

A wide boardwalk follows the bank of the Pieman River through rainforest. There are good views over the river and information is provided about the trees and the history of the area. There is a viewing platform at the end of the walk where an old Huon pine specimen hangs over the Pieman River.