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Mt Strzelecki walk back on track

28/06/2019

Flinders Island's Mt Strzelecki walking track has received an upgrade which will improve the experience for walkers and visitors, as well as environmental management.More

New car park for Ben Lomond National Park

28/06/2019

A new visitor carpark is now complete at Ben Lomond National Park. The car park will be opened to visitors and fully operational in the coming weeks in time for this winter's first major snow fall.More

Planned burn success on Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area sites

28/06/2019

The Tasmania Wilderness World Heritage Area experienced significant wildfire events between January and March this year, yet there are still areas that require pro-active fire management for the protection and conservation of the area's values.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.