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Close to the centre of the city of Burnie is a quiet riverside picnic area. The reserve is managed by Burnie City Council.
Fern Glade is a magnificent walk among large, spectacular tree ferns along the Emu River. If you are lucky you may see a platypus.
About the region
The North West Coast and King Island
Fern Glade Road from the Bass Highway (A1) on the eastern approach to Burnie.
There are picnic areas, electric BBQs and toilet facilities.
Supervise children, deep waters.
No dogs, bicycles or firearms allowed. The reserve closes at dusk each day and reopens at 7.30am
Max elevation: 42 m
Min elevation: 32 m
Total climbing: 21 m
Total descent: -21 m
For more information about this hiking trail please visit Parks and Wildlife Service Tasmania