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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

7. Lake St Clair, Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park

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

Turn off the Lyell Highway (A10) at Derwent Bridge onto C193.

Lake St Clair, at the southern end of the Cradle Mountain–Lake St Clair National Park, is the deepest lake in Australia and is surrounded by spectacular peaks and thick rainforest. The visitor centre and café are wheelchair accessible, as are the toilets within this building. There are accessible picnic tables between the visitor centre and lakeshore, some of which are sheltered. The Watersmeet walk starts from behind the visitor centre. The track is wide and mostly fl at with a fairly even surface, and is suitable for most wheelchair users, although some may require assistance. At about 45 minutes return it might be a bit long for some people, but part of the walk would still be worth doing.