Critical Alert 

Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


Huon Campsite, picnic tables and fireplace, Southwest National Park
Huon Campground

Southwest camping

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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


A valid parks pass is required for entry to Tasmania's national parks.
Caravan/Campervan    Tent   
Fees:

No fees apply.

Bookings:

​No bookings are required at these campsites.​

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​These three campgrounds make great bases for exploring the variety of nearby lakes and enjoying short or longer walks. In the evening your nocturnal hosts may even pay you a visit – look out for possums, pademelons​ and maybe even a Tasmanian devil

The Huon Campground 

  • Ten forest-based sheltered sites
  • Non-treated water
  • Toilets
  • Picnic facilities and shelters
  • Fireplaces (fire restrictions may apply
  • Caravan access available

​Teds Beach Campground

  • Boat ramp
  • Toilets
  • Non-treated water
  • Picnic facilities
  • Free electric barbecues and shelters
  • ​Caravan access available

Edgar Campground

  • Boat ramp
  • Non-treated water
  • Toilets
  • Picnic facilities and shelters
  • Fireplaces (fire restrictions may apply)
  • Caravan access available
  • Edgar Dam Campground is outside Southwest National Park and is managed by Hydro Tasmania 
  • Visitors do not require a valid parks pass