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Fuel reduction burns to protect remote World Heritage Wilderness


A number of large-scale fuel reduction burns will take place within remote areas of the Southwest, Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers and Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair national parks and the Southwest Conservation Area over the coming months.More

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Upgraded Julius River bridges improve visitor access


Bridge upgrades at the Julius River Regional Reserve are now complete.More

Park Ideas - Lake St Clair

Walk the Larmairremener tabelti Aboriginal cultural walk

For enquiries please find all Lake St. Clair contacts at the office locations and contacts page. More information about Lake St. Clair National Park can be found here.

Lake St Clair has a large commercial campground. Camping and enquiries should be directed to camping and cabin fee information


Lake St. Clair Visitor Centre

Things you can do 

• Meander through the forest on the track to Watersmeet Bridge on part of the famous Overland Track. 
• Larmairremener tabelti – immerse yourself in the landscape on this self-guided 1-hour Aboriginal cultural walk. 
• Longer walks include to Pine Valley via Watersmeet and Mt Rufous. 

Catch the ferry up the lake for magnificent mountain views and rainforest walks. 
Select a half or full day bushwalk to alpine lakes or mountain peaks. (Steve link to LSC walking notesheets). 
Discover the Visitor Centre – a Thylacine hologram and a model Thylacoleo. 
After dark – pademelons and Bennett’s wallabies graze near the Visitor Centre. 
Walk beside Australia's deepest lake and look for traces of glaciation left on the landscape. 
Look for the mountain bird life amongst the alpine plants and trees. 

Things you may be lucky to see

Platypus – walk quietly to Platypus Bay and you just might be lucky! 
Tasmanian waratahs – the display of flowers in November and December is magnificent. 
Echidnas and tiger snakes are often seen along walking tracks on warm summer days. 
Visit in winter for fun in the snow.