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PWS Public Safety Alert

16/01/2019

There has been considerable thunderstorm activity across the state overnight. Some fires have started in remote areas and the situation is being assessed as a matter of urgency.More

PWS Public Safety Update

16/01/2019

The Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service is concentrating on its main priority - the safety of walkers and people in fire-affected parks and reserves.

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Gell River Fire update 14 January 2019 4.00 pm

15/01/2019

A fire is burning within the Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park, to the north of the Denison Range and through the Vale of Rasselas.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