Wellington Park closed from midnight on Thursday 26 March.

Wellington Park is closed to the public until further notice as part of the State Government's measures to control the Covid-19 virus. See Important Notices on the home page for more info. 


Community news

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Fern Tree Park Upgrade



Work to upgrade the facilities at Fern Tree Park will start soon.  During the works Fern Tree Park will be closed along with:

  • Pillinger Drive Track between Fern Tree Park and Fern Glade Track
  • Middle Track between Reservoir Trail and Fern Tree Park.

The Pipeline Track may be closed for short periods.

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draft Fern Tree Park Visitor Node Master Plan


The draft Fern Tree Park Visitor Node Master Plan includes Fern Tree Park, Fern Tree Bower, Silver Falls, Fern Glade quarry car park and the network of tracks that connect these sites. The Trust and Hobart City Council sought community comments on the draft Master Plan in late 2016 and are now considering the submissions received and developing a final Master Plan for the area.

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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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