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Second round of consultation begins on the future of Freycinet Peninsula

13/03/2019

Tasmania's unrivalled natural environment is a key driver in our nation-leading visitor economy and the Freycinet Peninsula is one of our most popular tourism destinations.More

Sustainable Timber Tasmania and Parks and Wildlife Service issue safety message

08/03/2019

Over the coming weeks, a number of roads inside of fire impacted areas will reopen.More

PWS Fire Update - Friday 22 February 2019

22/02/2019

To date, the fire area has affected around 94,000 ha (about 6%) of the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area (TWWHA) and approximately 42,476 ha (about 3.4%) of other reserves managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.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