Discover Burnie


Take a stroll along the well formed walking tracks at Fern Glade Reserve

Fern Glade Reserve is one of Burnie's most valuable natural and recreational resources is a peaceful river valley on the edge of the city.

Fern Glade Reserve is just 3.9km from the City centre (Post Office) to the main entrance and it offers long walks along the banks of the Emu River and the chance to see platypus surfacing.

The Reserve, which also offers barbecue and picnic facilities and toilets, can be accessed by vehicles at the main entrance or from a second entrance 0.5km up river.

More than a dozen species of native orchids have been noted along the walking tracks.

You may even see a Platypus on your walk if you are lucky!