Fern Glade Reserve

National Parks and Reserves

Fern Glade Reserve is just under 4 km from the city centre. It offers long walks along the banks of the Emu River and the chance to see a range of animals in their natural environment including platypus surfacing.

The Reserve which is part of the 60 Great Short Walks for Tasmania, also offers barbecue and picnic facilities and toilets, can be accessed by vehicles at the main entrance or from a second entrance 0.5km further up the river (Closed dusk to dawn).
Access QR codes along the track to watch insightful videos on Fern Glade and the platypus habitat.


Barbeque Carpark Picnic Area


Free Entry

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