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Cradle Mountain - A Walk Around Dove Lake

It’s an iconic area of one of Tasmania’s national parks and anyone can visit.

Even if you just drive in to the shores of Dove Lake and look up at Cradle Mountain from the boat house, it’s a great experience.

There are well made walking trails you can enjoy that protect the alpine ecology from foot traffic. And you can say “Goodluck” to those who are taking the six day hike of the Overland Track down to the Lake St Clair end of the park.   

Cradle Mountain National Park, Tasmania
Walking tracks have been established through sensitive areas

The walk around Dove Lake takes you under the base of Cradle Mountain.There’s plenty of places to rest and relax and enjoy the scenery. Call in at the Visitor Centre to get advice about about the full range of walks.

During winter there is often snow on Cradle Mountain which makes for a spectacular sight.

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