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Easter safety is paramount for our parks and reserves

18/04/2019

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!

17/04/2019

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

29/03/2019

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

Great Bushwalks

Australia's most mountainous State boasts some of the best overnight bushwalking experiences to be found. The spectacular, jagged peaks of the Tasmanian wilderness provide an unforgettable backdrop for famous walks such as the Overland Track. The diversity of walking opportunities in Tasmania can take you through ancient rainforests, across unique alpine plateaus, pristine white sand beaches and along the edge of the highest seas cliffs in Australia.

Three Capes Track

Tasmania's new, iconic bushwalk, the Three Capes Track, is now open for bookings. The premier coastal walk in Australia awaits you.

Overland Track

Covering over 65 km of the finest mountain wilderness in Australia, the Overland Track is Australia's premier bushwalk.

Frenchmans Cap

The shining quartzite dome of Frenchmans Cap is a major goal for many, hardy bushwalkers.

Freycinet Peninsula Circuit

The famous Freycinet Peninsula Circuit is a meca for bushwalkers seeking a coastal walk.

South Coast Track

The South Coast Track lies along the southern margin of the Southwest National Park and will take you through wild, inspiring country.

Walls of Jerusalem

The Walls of Jerusalem beckons well-prepared walkers to a spectacular alpine region in the central north of Tasmania.