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Horsetail Falls walk now open


Visitors to the West Coast are in for some spectacular views on the new Horsetail Falls walk near Queenstown.More

Bruny Island Neck lookout re-opens


The walkways and lookout at the Bruny Island Neck will re-open to the public today, following the completion of a new, larger car park that will provide improved access to the popular lookout.More

Maintaining vigilance with campfires


Parks and Wildlife Service staff have thanked the many campers who have heeded the restrictions placed on campfires and pot fires, but ask that park and reserve visitors continue to take care while the fire risk remains high in certain areas of the State.More

Walking tracks closed for fire management burns


Fire management burns will be undertaken from April 4 to April 12 at Cuvier Valley in the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park and at the Mt Heemskirk Regional Reserve, between Pulpit Rock and Granite Creek.

During this time the Cuvier Valley, Lake Oenone, Lake Helen, Forgotten Lake and the Climies walking tracks will be closed. 

The Parks and Wildlife Service advises that a great deal of smoke may occur.

The public is asked to follow directions of fire crews working on the ground and respect any signage present during the burning operations.  

Further Information: PWS Lake St Clair Visitors Centre ph 6289 1115  or PWS Queenstown field centre ph 6471 5920