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​​Tracks, campsites and reserves may be closed at times for a variety of reasons, including safety risks such as high fire danger or track improvement works. 

While closures and re-openings are shown here, for up-to-the-minute information we recommend checking the Parks and Wildlife Service Facebook page. ​Closures are also displayed on notice boards at the reserve. ​If you have further questions, pa​rk contact information is listed on each reserve page.

Im​portant links for the latest safety information:

Critical Alerts

Safety alert: COVID-19 walker registration and hut capacity

Applies from 25/6/2020

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Registration is required for walkers and campers undertaking multi-day walks on the Overland Track​,​ and at Frenchmans Cap, Arm River, Pine Valley, Scott-Kilvert Hut, Farmhouse Creek Track and the​ Walls of Jerusalem​​. This is for COVID-19 contact tracing purposes. 

Some huts are open with limited capacity. For further registration information see the COVID-19 safety information​ page.​​

To confirm whether there is availability and to register for your walk, please fill the Walker Registration Availability Enquiry​ form. For further enquiries email​​ or phone (03) 6165 4254.​​

Locations affected: Walls of Jerusalem National Park; Walls of Jerusalem - walk notes; Walls of Jerusalem multi-day walk; Multi-day walks; Frenchmans Cap; Frenchmans Cap - walk notes; Overland Track; Cradle Mountain (Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park); Overland Track - booking information; Overland Track - walk options; Lake St Clair camping; Lake St Clair walks; Lake St Clair (Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park); Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park; Southwest National Park;

Last reviewed 5/7/2021 09:40 AM

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Parks and Wildlife Service
GPO Box 1751
Hobart TAS 7001
Phone: 1300 TASPARKS, (1300 827 727)