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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

18. Freycinet National Park

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

Turn off the Tasman Hwy (A3) onto the Coles Bay Road (C302) 11 km south of Bicheno. To reach Cape Tourville, take the signposted turnoff.

Freycinet National Park offers superb beach and mountain scenery. The visitor centre at the entrance to the national park is fully accessible. There is a 10 minute, wheelchair accessible circuit track starting from just behind the visitor centre. The Richardsons Beach Campground (adjacent to the visitor centre) has accessible toilets, and accessible powered and unpowered sites. The nearby Ranger Creek day use area has sheltered picnic tables and BBQs. There is an accessible toilet and shower block adjacent to the carpark. Located about 7 km from the visitor centre, the Cape Tourville Circuit walk offers spectacular coastal views. The track surface and width are good, although wheelchair users may require assistance due to the moderate gradient.