Our Latest News

New picnic facilities for Penny's Lagoon

08/08/2018

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.
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Celebrating World Ranger Day

31/07/2018

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.
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Southwest ecological burns important for orange-bellied parrot conservation

22/03/2018

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

Recreation

  • Before you walk

    Before You Walk - Essential Bushwalking Guide

    Tasmania's essential bushwalking guide and trip planner - a guide to all you need to know, all you need to do and all you need to take when planning a walk in Tasmania's wilderness.

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    Leave No Trace

    Leave No Trace is an internationally accepted way of minimising impacts on the places we visit.

  • Personal Locator Beacon

    Hire of Personal Locator Beacons (EPIRBs)

    Personal Locator Beacons (EPIRBS) are available to hire for recreation use.

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    Great Walks

    From day walks to multi-day hikes, see our comprehensive information on the best bushwalks or make Overland Track bookings.

  • Parks Walks

    Healthy Parks, Healthy People

    The Healthy Parks Healthy People philosophy is an integrated, multi-disciplinary, collaborative approach that acknowledges the integral link between nature and human health.

  • Camping at Freycinet

    Camping and Cabin Fee Information

    A guide to camping sites, cabin fees and caravaning in our national parks and reserves.

  • Four Wheel Driving

  • Disabled Access

    Disabled Access

    Parks for all people - a guide to disabled access to Tasmania's National Parks and Reserves.

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    Other Activities

    Information on boating, kayaking, rafting, four wheel driving, all terrain vechicles and trail bikes, mountain biking and fishing.