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Seasonal campfire restrictions commence in national parks and reserves

25/09/2019

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

24/08/2019

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

19/08/2019

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

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.