Hartz Mountains National Park - TAS

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Position

DEG: -43.187444 146.787074
DMS: 43º 11' 14.79" S 146º 47' 13.48" E
UTM: 55 G 5218348mN 482698mE
Altitude: 434.8m

Description

Place Type

Reserves - National Parks,Reserves

Location

61.29kms SouthWest of Hobart - Driving 859 ??µ (1 ??e? 53 ?ept?)
621.52kms South of Melbourne - Driving 820 ??µ (1 µ??e? 2 ??e?)

Address & Contact

Hartz Creek
Tasmania
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://parks.tas.gov.au/explore-our-parks/hartz-mountains-national-park

Information

Hartz Mountains National Park has been shaped by ancient glaciers and offers visitors a window into Tasmania’s remote and rugged south-west wilderness.While the mountains are certainly the park’s heroes, there’s plenty more on offer in the Hartz Mountains, which is particularly popular with bushwalkers. The extensive natural and cultural values of the landscape have earned the park an important place in Tasmania’s Wilderness World Heritage Area.Waterfalls tumble off the high backbone of dolerite, which was covered by a deep layer of ice during the last Ice Age. The resulting features include small glacial lakes and cirques that dot the alpine plateau and make this a wonderfully dramatic place to visit, year-round. While winter often brings snow and freezing temperatures, in spring the wildflowers bloom and the stunning red flowers of the Tasmanian waratah light up the countryside.Hartz Mountains National Park is 1.5 hours south-west of Hobart via Geeveston on the A6. From Geeveston, turn right onto Arve Road (C632) and follow it for around 13 km until you reach the turnoff that is clearly signposted to the park. The final section of the road is unsealed and continues for 10.5 km. Check the road conditions before you travel, as it can be closed by snow in winter.
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Closest Weather Station

Hartz Mountains at 22/01:00am EST
Distance from Hartz Mountains National Park 2.11km SW
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
7.7°C1.7°C85%5.3°ChPa0.0mmWSW26km/hr
14knots
35km/hr
19knots

Closest Climatic Station

Hartz Mountain (Keoghs Pimple)
Distance from Hartz Mountains National Park 2.11km SW
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C17.717.514.411.08.57.06.06.78.510.813.914.8
Mean Min. °C7.17.36.14.53.42.21.41.51.82.64.35.1
Mean Rain mm64.264.369.669.872.797.694.1118.1101.790.574.378.5

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