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New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon


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.

Celebrating World Ranger Day


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.

Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation


Planned ecological burns in Southwest National Park will help regenerate important habitat areas for the critically endangered orange-bellied parrot.More

Latest track information


Mt Roland
A number of tracks at Mt Roland have re-opened following their closure last month due to a bushfire.

- Walkers are advised that the trailheads on Olivers Road and O'Neills Road have re-opened as of today.
- The trailhead at Kings Road remains closed pending the outcome of hazardous tree assessments and completion of any works required.
- Walkers accessing the summit track by the other two entrances are requested not to travel further east of the Mt Roland summit for their own safety.

Cradle Mountain

At Cradle Mountain, the Face Track remains closed due to a rockfall. Check with visitor centre staff for the latest information.