A lush forest with many trees with and the ground covered in green moss.
Heritage site in the forest on Australia Hill Circuit, Blue Tier (photograph: Garry Richardson)

Blue Tier Regional Reserve

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Alerts for Blue Tier Regional Reserve

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Closed area: Sun Flats Road - Temporary Closure
Applies from 16/10/2023, until 20/10/2023

​​​​Sun Flats Road, north of Poimena day use area in the Blue Tier Regional Reserve, will be closed to all traffic and pedestrians from 16 October 2023 to 20 October 2023 while road works are completed.

There will be no disruptions to visitors accessing the Poimena day use area and mountain bike trail head from Lottah.

Trucks and heavy machinery will be using Lottah Road to access the area and drivers are reminded to stay vigilant.

All visitors to the area must comply with any contractor signage or directions.

​For any enquiries please contact the St Helens Field Centre on 03 6387 5510.

Last reviewed 7/9/2023 03:00 PM


The Blue Tier is home to a wide variety of walk and mountain bike experiences. Steeped in a fascinating mining history,  you can discovery the remains of heritage sites dotted across these mountains.

The walks are numerous, experience the mountain forests or climb up to the sub-alpine boulder landscapes and soak up the spectacular mountain top views.

In fine clear weather you can see from Flinders Island through to the Bay of Fires, and to the farming and forested valleys of Pyengana and Weldborough.​​

Camping is not permitted within the Blue Tier Regional Reserve, including the Poimena area.

Experiences in Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Australia Hill Circuit

Wander through lush regenerating rainforest on this circuit track.

2 hours return, 4.4km, Grade 4
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Blue Tier Heritage Trail

You'll need a full day to undertake this one-way walk from Poimena to Weldborough.

4 hours one way, 10.5km, Grade 4
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Dogs in parks

Searching for somewhere to take your four-legged friend? There are a number of reserves around Tasmania that are open to visitors with canine companions.

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Launceston and North

Goblin Forest Walk

The Goblin Forest Walk is an easy, wheelchair accessible track located in the beautiful rainforest of the Blue Tier Regional Reserve.

20 minute circuit, 400m circuit, Grade 1
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Mount Michael

Stunning views abound from the summit of Mount Michael.

4 hours return, 6km, Grade 4
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Mount Poimena

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Climb to the top of the highest mountain in the Blue Tier and be rewarded by the view.

30 mins, 1.2km, Grade 4
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Mount Poimena Circuit

A short steep climb to the top of the Blue Tier, then follow a circuit track around the mountain.

1.5 hours return, 3.2km, Grade 4
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Blue Tier Regional Reserve

Wellington Creek Circuit

Wander through lush, aromatic forest on this circuit walk.

4 hours, 8km return, Grade 4
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