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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.More

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