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Strong demand for Overland Track bookings


The popularity of the iconic Overland Track continues to grow with a big increase in the number of bookings for the next walking season compared to last year.More

Ben Lomond all set for winter fun


Ben Lomond National Park is set for the expected influx of snow sport enthusiasts as soon as the snow falls.More

New lease of life for Overland Track hut


Narcissus Hut, at the northern end of Lake St Clair, has a new lease of life following renovations by the Parks and Wildlife Service this past summer.


Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service community events and activities are held throughout the year in different locations.

Other events are also held in parks and reserves organised by community groups, commercial tourism operators and other organisations.

Please check the Calendar of Events listing below to find out what is happening around the State. 

Calendar of Events

Wild Water Winter Wash

3 to 5 July 2015 

Canoe TasmaniaCanoe Tasmania

The 4th annual Parks Tasmania WWWW will be held on the Upper Mersey  from the 3 to the 5 July. The primary aim of the weekend is to provide valuable whitewater time to Tasmania's elite paddlers prior to competing in World Championships.

For more information on this event please visit:
Canoe Tasmania - Wild Water Winter Wash


Mt Field National Park July School holidays activity

Saturday 4 and Sunday 5, Saturday 11 and Sunday 12, Saturday 19 and Sunday 20 July 2015

Mt Field N P guided walks to Russell FallsMt Field N P guided walks to Russell Falls

Join in the fun at Mt Field National Park and go on a guided walk to Russell Falls through tall tree rainforest. Walks will depart from the Visitor Centre at 10.30am, 11.30am and 1.00pm each of the above dates and will take about half an hour. No bookings required but maximum size group is 20. The walk is pram/stroller and wheel chair friendly and suitable for all ages. This activity is free of charge but please note Park entry fees apply.


Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 2015

1 November 2015

Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 2015

On Sunday 1 November, for the first time at Cradle Mountain in Tasmania, you have 13 hours to prove yourself.

Starting and finishing on the Devonport foreshore, the 235 kilometre circuit takes you to the heart of Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair National Park as you tackle the ascents of Union Bridge, Echo Valley, Cethana Road, Cradle Mountain and Spellmans Road.

Team Bicycle Network will be by your side, and with full en-route support, including food and clothing valet, we’ll take care of everything you need to conquer the peaks.


Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 2015Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 2015

But staying ahead of our Lanterne Rouge, and the 13-hour deadline, is all up to you.

For more information and to register please visit:
Bicycle Network - Peaks Challenge Cradle Mountain 2015