Our Latest News

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

New Mt Mawson Shelter officially opened ahead of ski season

29/03/2019

The new Mt Mawson Public Shelter was today officially opened and will provide a new level of amenity for southern Tasmania's only ski field, as well as upgraded facilities for bushwalkers heading to the iconic Tarn Shelf walk in Mt Field National Park.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