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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video


Visitor safety in Tasmania's national parks and reserves has received a major investment with a suite of projects, including a new feature video on bushwalking preparation and safety.More

Draft Frenchmans Cap Recreation Zone Plan 2018


The Parks and Wildlife Service has released the Draft Recreation Zone Plan 2018 for the Frenchmans Cap area.More

Redeveloped Lake Tahune Hut now open


A locally designed and built, energy-efficient and sustainable hut is now welcoming bushwalkers at Lake Tahune on the Frenchmans Cap Track in the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area.More

Update on storm damage in northern parks facilities


King Solomons and Maracoopa caves
The King Solomons and Marakoopa caves at the Mole Creek National Park have re-opened following flood damage following last weekend's heavy rains in the north of the State.

Water levels in the caves said to be the highest in years had left a heavy layer of silt and clay that needed to be removed.

Narawntapu National Park
The powered sites at Campground 1 in Narawntapu National Park remain closed following flood damage last weekend. The amenities block has re-opened after it was cleaned of flood debris, however the powered sites will not be available until electrical components damaged by floodwaters are replaced.

St Columba Falls walking track
The St Columba Falls walking track near Pynegana has been closed until further notice due to a slump along a 25 metre section of the track. Engineering advice will be sought about appropriate reconstruction of the track.

For further information about these facilities contact:
Mole Creek Karst National Park 6363 5182
Narawntapu National Park 6428 6277
St Helens Field Centre 6376 1550

This initiative is part of the State Government's commitment to progressing Tasmania Together Goal 21 - Value, protect and conserve our natural and cultural heritage.