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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

21. Trevallyn State Recreation Area

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

From Launceston’s West Tamar Hwy (A7), take the turnoff to Lake Trevallyn. Follow signs to Village Green/Hoo Hoo Hut.

This multiple-use park caters for many recreational activities, both land and water based, including facilities run by DISROW (rowing for the disabled). At the Village Green/Hoo Hoo Hut day use area, there are two excellent picnic huts. The Village Green has an excellent surface for wheelchair activities, especially ball games. The D.T. Doyle Hut has accessible picnic facilities including sheltered picnic tables and BBQ. Nearby Hoo Hoo Hut has sheltered picnic tables and BBQ. Assistance may be required to cross the grassed areas here. Starting near Hoo Hoo Hut, a wheelchair accessible bitumen track leads down to a lookout over the river. Accessible toilets are located between the two picnic areas.