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Planned burns completed


Two planned burns successfully completed. All walking tracks and fire trails in the burn areas are now open to the public.

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Bridge Replacement on the Pipeline Track


Hobart City Council has completed replacement of the ‘twin bridges’ on the Pipeline Track between Browns Road and Neika. This section of the Pipeline Track is now open to walkers and bike riders.

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Fern Tree Park Visitor Node Master Plan


The Wellington Park Management Trust and the City of Hobart have engaged consultants Inspiring Place to prepare a master plan for the Fern Tree Park Visitor Node. The area includes Fern Tree Park, Fern Tree Bower, Silver Falls, Fern Glade quarry car park and the network of tracks that connect these sites.

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Pinnacle Road closures


Visitors are reminded that Pinnacle Road may occasionally be closed due to snow or ice cover, extreme fire danger, or due to a community event. Check road closures or call 6278 0200 before starting a trip to the Park.

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