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Visitor safety under the spotlight in new walker safety video

16/04/2018

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

12/04/2018

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

12/04/2018

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

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

08/06/2011

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that heavy snowfalls and downed tree branches have resulted in the closure of the Ben Lomond Road.


PWS Northern Region manager Chris Colley said snowfalls of at least 40 centimetres have been experienced at Ben Lomond.


“We are working to re-open the road as soon as possible, however given the current weather and road conditions, we expect this to be Friday,” Mr Colley said.


For information about conditions at the Ben Lomond Ski Field, go to www.ski.com.au.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

Heavy snowfalls have resulted inthe Ben Lomond Road being closed.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

The heavy snowfalls have also brought down tree branches.

Heavy snowfalls close Ben Lomond Road

Rangers Adam Smith and Justin Widdowson inspecting the Ben Lomond Road.