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PWS - Fires update and impacts

20/02/2019

Background: A number of fires were ignited by dry lightning that crossed the state in late December 2018 and mid-January 2019. The storms of 15 January 2019 resulted in approximately 2,400 lightning strikes and caused over 60 new ignitions.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 15 February 2019

15/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened today (Friday 15 February).More

PWS Fire Update - Thursday 14 February 2019

14/02/2019

Parks and Wildlife Tasmania (PWS) can advise the following locations, reserves and tracks have been re-opened.More

Other Activities

Boating, Kayaking and Rafting

Information on boating, kayaking and rafting in Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

Drones

Information on the use of drones (Remotely Piloted Aircraft / Unmanned Aerial Vehicles) in Tasmania’s national parks and reserves

Fishing

A resource on fishing in Tasmania's national parks and reserves.

Four Wheel Driving

A guide to the State's 4WD tracks and information on how to minimise your impact.

Mountain Biking

Trail users Code of Conduct.

Mountain biking is allowed in the following reserves and trails:

Tasmanian Trail

The Tasmanian Trail is a long distance, multi-purpose recreational trail extending from Devonport to Dover - a length of 480 kilometres. It is intended for use by walkers, mountain bikers and horse riders.

Trail Bikes and ATVs

A must for anybody who rides a trail bike, four wheel bike or other all terrain vehicle (ATV) for recreation is the Riding Around Tasmania [PDF 2.5MB].

Weddings

Information on Weddings in Tasmania's national parks and reserves