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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

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!

17/04/2019

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

29/03/2019

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

9. Southwest National Park

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

Take the A10 from Hobart to New Norfolk, then B62 and B61 to Maydena. Teds Beach is on the Strathgordon Road, and Edgar Campground off the C607.

The Southwest National Park encompasses some of the finest and most rugged wilderness country in Australia. Teds Beach Campground is at the northern end of Lake Pedder. The campground is flat and accessible, more suited to campervans than tents. Accessible toilets, picnic tables and BBQs are within one building at the campsite. Located at the southern end of Lake Pedder, Edgar Campground is relatively flat and accessible, with a number of sheltered and unsheltered picnic areas and BBQs. There is an accessible toilet facility, although wheelchair users may require assistance with the path leading to the building.