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Overland Track re-opens for walkers

02/02/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service has advised that the Overland Track will re-open to bushwalkers as of Wednesday morning, 3 February 2016.More

Join in World Wetlands Day celebrations

28/01/2016

The Tamar Island Wetlands Centre will host a range of free activities on Tuesday 2 February 2016 to celebrate World Wetlands Day.More

Major fire fighting effort protecting public and state's important values

27/01/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service General Manager Peter Mooney has acknowledged the efforts of Department staff, Tasmania Fire Service, volunteers and interstate firefighters who are continuing to undertake a major effort to protect values and infrastructureMore

60 Great Short Walks

60 Great Short Walks App Now Available! Your essential guide to Tasmania’s best short walks is available as an app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch!

The 60 Great Short Walks App shows you how to get a taste of Tasmania’s wild places, and be back in time for tea!

Available now, for free, from theiTunes Store. See details...

The 60 Great Short Walks offer the best of Tasmania's walking opportunities. Whether you want a gentle stroll or a physical challenge; a seaside ramble or a mountain vista; a long day's outing or a short wander, Great Short Walks has plenty for you. The walks are located throughout Tasmania and can generally be accessed from major roads and include a range of environments.

On the map below, select a walk in the part of the State you wish to visit to gain further details.

A brochure of the 60 Great Short Walks is available in most visitor information centres. Or you can download [PDF 15 MB] the brochure online. The 60 Great Short Walks are also available as an app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch, from the iTunes Store.

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Great Short Walk Map

The Western Wilderness

    The North West Coast and King Island

    Launceston, Tamar and the North

    The East Coast and Flinders Island