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History unlocked at Richmond Gaol

12/11/2018

Investment in the restoration of the Gaoler's House at Richmond Gaol will enhance the visitor experience at one of Tasmania's key historic sites.More

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

Huon Pine Walk

28. Huon Pine Walk

time 20 minutes return (300m one way)
access From the Murchison Highway (A10), take the turn off to Waratah (B23). Follow this road to Savage River, where it turns into the Corinna Rd (C247) and then onto Corinna. Access the walk from the car park beside the river 7622. See map
facilities Picnic areas, the Tarkine Hotel and a restaurant.
grade Level 1.
what to take Group A items
cautions Supervise children, flowing waters
prohibited No pets, firearms or bicycles.

A wide boardwalk follows the bank of the Pieman River through rainforest. There are good views over the river and information is provided about the trees and the history of the area. There is a viewing platform at the end of the walk where an old Huon pine specimen hangs over the Pieman River.