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Repairing the infrastructure of Tasmania's parks

19/08/2016

The flood and storm events in June and July of this year had a significant impact on Tasmania's iconic national parks and reserves, and the current damage bill is expected to exceed $6.4 million.More

Festival of Bright Ideas

05/08/2016

As part of the celebration of the centenary of Tasmania's national parks, and in conjunction with National Science Week, a four day community event showcasing science, culture, food, tourism, music, innovation and health is being held on the West Coast.More

Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

St Columba Falls

49. St Columba Falls

time 20 - 30 minute return (600m one way)
access Highway A3 from St Helens then road C428 from Pyengana.  30 minutes drive from St Helens. See map
facilities Picnic and toilet facilities
grade Level 2 (moderate uphill walk to return from falls)
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

For those that delight in falling water, this track leads to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest falls. The walk is on a high-quality track through cool and shady rainforest.