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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

The Parks and Wildlife Service has completed the construction of a new picnic shelter at Penny's Lagoon within the Lavinia State Reserve on King Island.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

The work of Tasmania's rangers is vital in the daily management of our 19 national parks and more than 800 reserves, encompassing approximately 50 per cent of the State.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.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 guide to Tasmania's national parks and reserves, including the 60 Great Short Walks is available to purchase from PWS visitor centres and most Tasmania Information Centres. It is also complimentary with the purchase of an Annual or 2-year Parks Pass.

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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