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Campfire restrictions extended due to increasing fire risk

19/01/2018

In the interests of public safety, the Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) has brought in extensive campfire restrictions as the fire risk continues to increase this summer.More

Improved toilet facilities at Bruny Island

16/01/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed work on a new toilet facility at the Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve.More

Further upgrade to South Coast Track

05/01/2018

The South Coast Track is one of Tasmania's great bushwalks, and the completion of recent upgrades has significantly improved the user experience along the track before the start of the peak walking season.More

Hollybank

39. Hollybank Forest

time 15-40 minute return (2km circuit) depending on your choice of track. An information panel is located just inside the reserve entrance.
access Turn into Hollybank Road from road B81, 7km from Lilydale and 19km from Launceston via the suburb of Rocherlea. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic shelters, wood barbecues, gas barbecue and bush cricket pitch (BYO cricket gear).
grade Level 1. Wide tracks with gentle grades are usually dry underfoot.
what to take Group A items
prohibited Dogs are welcome if kept on a leash. Bicycles are not permitted off the formed roads.

Hollybank has spacious picnic facilities nestled amongst ash and pine trees. Walking tracks lead through a mix of native bush and plantation forests. The ash trees, originally planted as a wood supply for cricket bats and tennis racquets, are particularly attractive in autumn.