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Tracks reopen in Douglas-Apsley National Park


The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has reopened areas of the Douglas-Apsley National Park on Tasmania's East Coast following a major fuel reduction burn.

The PWS has reopened the Apsley Waterhole day use area (and campsite), including the Apsley Gorge walking track.

The Apsley Waterhole Lookout remains closed.

The northern section of the Leeaberra walking track from Thompsons Marshes to the Organ Hill Fire Trail has now been reopened.

However the southern section of the Leeaberra Track, from the Organ Hill Fire Trail south to the Apsley Waterhole, remains closed.

Those intending to visit the Douglas Apsley National Park are advised to phone the Freycinet National Park Visitors Centre on (03) 62567000.