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Cockle Creek bridge update

12/08/2014

Work is progressing on construction of a new bridge at Cockle Creek. The photo shows the strengthening works completed on the existing bridge, new piles and head stock for the replacement bridge, and the excavator preparing for new piles to be driven.More

Replacement of Cockle Creek bridge

09/07/2014

Visitors to Cockle Creek in Tasmania's Far South are advised that the Cockle Creek bridge will be closed from approximately 14 July to the end of August 2014, while the old bridge is removed and a replacement bridge is constructed.More

Firewood theft can be costly

08/07/2014

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) is warning that unlawfully cutting trees for firewood on reserved land can be a costly exercise and that remote cameras are being used to catch offenders.More

St Columba Falls

49. St Columba Falls

time 20 - 30 minute return (600m one way)
access Highway A3 from St Helens then road C428 from Pyengana.  30 minutes drive from St Helens. See map
facilities Picnic and toilet facilities
grade Level 2 (moderate uphill walk to return from falls)
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters.
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles

For those that delight in falling water, this track leads to the base of one of Tasmania’s highest falls. The walk is on a high-quality track through cool and shady rainforest.