Critical Alert 

Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


Meetus Falls
Meetus Falls (photograph: Steve Heggie)

East Coast Forest Roads
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Closed area: All parks and reserves closed
From 26/3/2020, last reviewed 31/3/2020

​​​​​Following advice from the Tasmania Department of Health and Tasmanian Government that our community should limit non-essential travel during the COVID-19 pandemic, the PWS has closed all national parks, reserves and campgrounds until further notice.

The PWS is calling on Tasmanians to support the national effort to limit the spread of COVID-19 and stay home during this time. 

From midnight Thursday 26 March, PWS is temporarily closing all national parks, reserves, campgrounds and facilities to recreational and tourism use. This means that all short walks, day walks, mountain biking, hunting, fishing, tours and camping are now closed to the public.  Washrooms, day use facilities, showers and visitor centres are closed until further notice.​

For more information on these closures please refer to the frequently asked questions.​


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​​​Map : Tasmap ​1: 100000 - Little Swanport, Break O'Day, St Pauls​​
Distance : 122 km​
Rating : Easy​ - unsealed but generally suitable for careful two-wheel driving.

The East Coast Forest Roads pass through a number of forest reserves and provide access to a number of waterfalls, such as Meetus Falls and Harding Falls, which are at their best following heavy rain.

With several roads intersecting the East Coast Forest Roads drivers can choose to traverse a section or complete the full 122km journey. 

Campfires are permitted and picnic facilities are provided at Lost Falls and Meet​us Falls. Toilets ar​e also available at Meetus Falls.​

Contact

Freycinet Field Centre
Private Bag 5
Bicheno TAS 7215
Phone: 03 6256 7000
Email: freycinet@parks.tas.gov.au