Mount Mawson, TAS
From Hobart you can drive to the Mt Field National Park via New Norfolk, once you enter the park drive past the Visitor Centre, the road turns into the Dobson Highway (dirt road) and winds up the mountain to its termination at Lake Dobson, the trip takes approx. 30 mins.
From the Lake Dobson car park walk to the ski field via either the Urquart walking track or the Jeep trail, this takes approx. 30-45 mins. The road from the Visitor Centre/Russell falls up to Lake Dobson requires a snow plough to clear it after a good snow fall. National Parks administration may be contacted on (03) 6288 1319 for a Report on the Road Status.
Road Use Etiquette:
- In the morning, generally uphill traffic has right of way
- In the afternoon, generally downhill traffic has right of way, but use common sense and give way to upcoming traffic if they’re on a slippery section of road