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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves


Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from Saturday 28th September at identified Parks and Wildlife Service campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

Fly Neighbourly Advice for the Tasman National Park


Public comment is invited on the draft Tasman National Park Fly Neighbourly Advice. The draft Fly Neighbourly Advice has been prepared by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service in response to increasing air traffic over the Tasman National Park.More

Hybrid diesel-electric shuttle buses at Cradle Mountain - a first for National p


When you next visit Cradle Mountain you will be able to step aboard one of the new hybrid, diesel-electric, shuttle buses on your trip to Dove Lake. These new buses will reduce emissions and deliver a quieter, all mobility friendly, visitor experience.More

3. Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

Take B19 and B14 from Devonport to Sheffield, and then follow the signs to the rowing course.

Picturesque Lake Barrington lies in the Forth River valley, approximately 45 minutes from Devonport. This reserve is ideal for a range of water-based activities, including rowing, water skiing, power boating and canoeing. Adjacent to the lake, there is an accessible picnic area with sheltered tables and BBQs, and accessible toilets nearby. There is a kiosk which operates on weekends throughout summer and during major sporting events.