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Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service announce road opening

21/05/2019

Florentine Road and Arve Road (to the Hartz Mountain junction) are officially reopened to the public.More

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

Additional track closures announced by PWS - 1:25pm 25 Jan 2019

25/01/2019

For public safety PWS advise the following tracks have now been closed until further notice due to the threat of fire.


Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve



  • Echo Sugarloaf Track


Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area



  • Snug Fall Track

  • Pelverata Falls Track

  • Umfrevilles Track


PWS tracks in the Zeehan, Rosebery and Heemskirk Area 



  • Lake Cumberland Track

  • Mt Murchison Track

  • Climies Four wheel Drive Track (Trial Harbour-Granville Harbour)


Mountain Bike Trails Rosebery Area



  • Dundas Trail


Fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast so it’s important for everyone to stay informed in case conditions change.


For a complete list of park, track and area closures please visit www.parks.tas.gov.au/closures