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Why this Hike
This easy grade one walk in northern Tasmania is a great day walk on easy to navigate and traverse tracks that allows for all walkers. The walk takes you through the Hollybank Forest filled with Ash and Pine Trees which can be quite beautiful and serene at all times of year.
Track Notes & Overview
Starting at the Hollybank Treetops Adventure Carpark this hike follows a trail leading out of the end of the road near the turn off into the carpark until reaching the first junction where you will take a left and follow until reaching another junction where you will turn back along the same track. Once back at the pervious junction follow through the path avoiding the turn off back to the carpark and keep walking as you join up with ‘The Walk of Change’. Continue to walk this loop until reaching Hollybank Road where you will need to turn left out onto the road for a few hundred metres before turning right at the next turn off. Continue to follow this road all the way back to the carpark of the Treetops Adventure where you will finish your walk.
Packing for a Day Hike
Even if it is just a small day hike, packing is still essential to make sure everyone stays safe and has fun while on your hike. This free packing list will make sure you have everything you need while taking the hassle out of packing.
Food for a Day Hike
Before setting off on a day hike one thing you must do is plan what food you are going to bring with you. Your snacks and lunches should be nutritious, delicious and lightweight but they don't need to be complex.
Our recipe hub includes a range of lunches and snacks perfect for a day hike ranging from easy to create in minutes to tasty creations like you would make at home.
Leave No Trace
A Hikers Friend fully endorses the 7 principles of ‘leave no trace’ hiking which aim to protect our natural spaces and encourages you to apply them on your next adventure.