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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves


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!


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


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

15. Wellington Park

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

Follow Davey Street and Huon Road (B64), then turn off just before Fern Tree and follow road C616.

Wellington Park provides an opportunity to experience nature less than half an hour’s drive from Hobart. The Springs has several accessible picnic areas with BBQs, tables and shelter, but the toilets here do not have any accessible cubicles. The track to the lookout just before the picnic area is accessible with assistance. The lookout at the summit, which offers stunning views over Hobart and surrounds, is fully accessible. The toilets at the summit are also accessible.