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Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service announce road opening


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


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!


In time for Easter walking, PWS have been able to re-open a number of tracks.More

Hastings Caves and several walking tracks closed - Sun 27 Jan 2019, 7pm


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

  • Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools

  • Echo Sugarloaf State Reserve
    - Echo Sugarloaf Track

  • Snug Tiers Nature Recreation Area
    - Snug Falls Track
    - Pelverata Falls Track

Staff will assess the situation tomorrow (Monday 28 January) and a decision will be made about access to the sites in due course.

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

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

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