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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

8. Franklin–Gordon Wild Rivers National Park

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

Turn off the Lyell Highway (A10) about 60 km east of Queenstown.

The Wild Rivers National Park protects some of Tasmania’s wildest and most beautiful rivers – the Franklin, Jane, Gordon and Denison. The Franklin River Nature Trail is an ideal location to stop for a rest and picnic when driving along the Lyell Highway. There are accessible toilets, as well as sheltered and unsheltered picnic tables. The Nature Trail, which follows the Franklin River to the delightful Surprise River, takes about 25 minutes return. The track is relatively flat and wide, although wheelchair users may require assistance due to the sometimes uneven surface material.