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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves


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!


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


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

5. Arthur–Pieman Conservation Area

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

From Smithton, take the A2 west to Marrawah, and then follow the C214 south to Arthur River.

The Arthur–Pieman Conservation Area covers over 10 000 hectares along the rugged northwest coast of Tasmania. Within the reserve, the Arthur River area has a good range of facilities to choose from. The Peppermint and Manuka Campgrounds have accessible toilet facilities. The campgrounds themselves are accessible, although assistance may be required with the grassy areas. 

Gardiner Point day use area and viewing platform is also accessible and includes a BBQ area and toilet facilities. 4WD access in the reserve provides many sightseeing opportunities.