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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

Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks open

27/01/2019

PWS advises that the Mt Field National Park Visitor Centre and short walks will re-open at 9am today (Sunday 27 January 2019).


Please note: Waterfalls Café will not be open, so visitors will need to be self-sufficient.


Russell Falls, Horseshoe and Lady Baron Falls walks will be open to visitors.


However, all alpine walks and the campground remain closed until further notice.


Hastings Caves and Thermal Pools will also re-open today at 9am.


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


As fires under hot, dry and windy conditions can travel very fast, it’s important for visitors to stay informed in case conditions change.


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