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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

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