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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

Hogarth Falls

26. Hogarth Falls

time 40 - 50 minutes from the Peoples Park car park (1.2km one way)
access Peoples Park Strahan. This is midway between the main Strahan wharf area and Regatta Point. See map.
facilities No facilities in the Peoples Park. There are public toilets approximately 1.5km away in Strahan wharf area 
grade Level 2. Easy, relaxed walk along an almost level track
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters, unprotected track edges
prohibited Dogs are welcome if kept on a leash. Firearms or bicycles are not allowed

This track is located in the Peoples Park in the Strahan township. You can drive to the park via The Esplanade or walk there via the Foreshore Walking Track.

Highlights

This walk will take you through an example of mixed forest. Among the towering gum trees, you will also find species typical of cool temperate rainforest, such as leatherwood, sassafrass and myrtle.