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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

10. Mt Field National Park

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves
 
Russell Falls track
From Hobart, take the Brooker Hwy (A10) to New Norfolk, then B62 and B61 through Westerway to the Mt Field turnoff.

Mt Field is one of Tasmania’s oldest and most loved national parks, and has a wide variety of scenic features and wildlife. The visitor centre and café are fully accessible, as are the toilets within the building. The track to Russell Falls, one of Tasmania’s best known scenic attractions, leaves from behind the visitor centre. The track surface is sealed, wide and fairly level. It is suitable for wheelchair users, although some may require assistance. Located 50 metres before the visitor centre, the day use area has a number of accessible sites with sheltered picnic tables and BBQs. The nearby campground has accessible toilets, and its own picnic area with sheltered tables and BBQs.