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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Trail Bikes and ATVs

Tasmania has some great spots set aside for the responsible use of trail bikes and all-terrain vehicles.

The brochure, Ride Around Tasmania, has information on recreational registration, maps and grid references leading you to some great rides as well as tips on how you can ride safely and minimise your impact.

This guide is a must for anybody who rides a trail bike, four wheel bike or other all terrain vehicle (ATV) for recreation.

The brochure is available [PDF 2.5MB] or you can get yourself a copy of the ‘Ride Around Tasmania’(RAT) booklet at Service Tasmania outlets and some bike shops for approximately $5.