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History unlocked at Richmond Gaol

12/11/2018

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Campfire restrictions in national parks and reserves

09/11/2018

Restrictions on campfires, pot fires and other solid fuel stoves will come in to place from next Wednesday (November 14) at identified Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) campgrounds around the State to help reduce the risk of bushfires.More

Godfreys Beach penguin viewing platform open

07/11/2018

The development of a new penguin viewing platform at Godfreys Beach at The Nut State Reserve in Stanley has recently been completed by the Parks and Wildlife Service.More

Hollybank

39. Hollybank Forest

time 15-40 minute return (2km circuit) depending on your choice of track. An information panel is located just inside the reserve entrance.
access Turn into Hollybank Road from road B81, 7km from Lilydale and 19km from Launceston via the suburb of Rocherlea. See map
facilities Toilets, picnic shelters, wood barbecues, gas barbecue and bush cricket pitch (BYO cricket gear).
grade Level 1. Wide tracks with gentle grades are usually dry underfoot.
what to take Group A items
prohibited Dogs are welcome if kept on a leash. Bicycles are not permitted off the formed roads.

Hollybank has spacious picnic facilities nestled amongst ash and pine trees. Walking tracks lead through a mix of native bush and plantation forests. The ash trees, originally planted as a wood supply for cricket bats and tennis racquets, are particularly attractive in autumn.