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List of Tasmanian National Parks

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National Parks in Tasmania

There are currently 19 National Parks in Tasmania with a total area of 1,430,762 hectares, or a little over 21% (more than one fifth) of Tasmania's total land area. Each of these National Parks is represented by a category on this wiki. This list is a quick summary (index) of the category pages.

Name Location Area (ha) Year gazetted Description
Ben Lomond North-east 18,192 1947 Alpine plateau, skifields
Cradle Mountain-Lake St Clair West central 161,204 1922 Mountains, lakes
Douglas Apsley East coast 16,086 1989 Dry schlerophyll forest
Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers South-west 446,342 1939 Wilderness, rivers
Freycinet East coast 16,803 1916 Coastal, granite
Hartz Mountains South 7,140 1939 Mountains, forest
Kent Group North-east Bass Strait 2,374 2001 Wildlife, coastal
Maria Island East coast 11,550 1972 Wildlife, historic
Mole Creek Karst North Central 1,345 1996 Caves, karst landscape
Mount Field South Central 15,881 1916 Alpine, skifields
Mount William North-east 18,439 1973 Coastal, wildlife
Narawntapu North coast 4,349 1976 Coastal heathland
Rocky Cape North-west Coast 3,064 1967 Coastal heath
Savage River North-west 17,980 1999 Wilderness, rainforest
South Bruny South-east 5,059 1997 Coastal, heath
Southwest South-west 618,190 1951 Rugged wilderness
Strzelecki North-east (Flinders Island) 4,215 1967 Mountains, coastal
Tasman South-east (Tasman Peninsula) 10,750 1917 Dry schlerophyll forest, scenic
Walls of Jerusalem West central 51,800 1981 Alpine plateau
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Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service

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