Our surrounding forests are a great place to play

With more than two million hectares of State forests, there are plenty of unique places for visitors to explore. A popular local State Forest camping site is Wattle Flat.

With more than two million hectares of State forests, there are plenty of unique places for visitors to explore. A popular local State Forest camping site is Wattle Flat.

Locals are being encouraged to explore their State forests over summer.

“With more than two million hectares of State forests, there are plenty of unique places for visitors to explore,” Forestry Corporation’s Tourism and Partnerships mamager Louise Faulkner said.

“State forests are home to thousands of kilometres of roads and trails for four wheel driving, mountain biking, trail biking, horse riding and bush walking and plenty of areas where you can bring the family – including the dog – and picnic or camp for free.”

A popular local State Forest camping sites is Wattle Flat native forest on the Styx River.

“We want to remind visitors to play by the rules and respect other forest users while enjoying the forest.”

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