Upcoming HVDWA Walks
Spring / Summer walks schedule, October - December 2020
Please note that all walks commence at 10:30am unless stated otherwise.
Please bring poo bags and water for your dog(s)! If the weather looks inclement on walk day, please check our Facebook page orthis website.
Saturday 17 October – Randalls Bay: If coming from Huonville, drive south through Cygnet, turn left at the roundabout and drive south along the Channel Highway until you come to the turnoff to Randalls Bay. Drove down the hill and park near the barbecue area. Dogs must be on lead until we are past the barbecue area then they can go off lead to enjoy the beach.
Tuesday 27 October – Crabtree: Take the Huon Highway to the Grove Store, turn into Mountain River Road then take the first left into Crabtree Road, follow this for about 2.5 km then turn left into Cross Road, the turning for Lucaston. Park on the grass area and then walk along for about 2kms then return.
This is all on lead and is another scenic walk.
Wednesday 11 November - Franklin Foreshore: Meet in the car park below Osteria@ Petty Sessions. Dogs must remain on lead until we are past the Caravan Park then they can go off lead for a lovely run and play – and a swim if they like until we reach the Wooden Boat Shed and then return.
Sunday 29 November - Copper Alley Bay: This is our Christmas Party and the walk starts at 11.30.
Drive into Cygnet and proceed through the town and the roundabout keeping the Service Station on your left – go past the Yacht Club and drive for about 4kms when you will come to a bridge, once over the bridge turn left into Nichols Road and drive down to the water’s edge. This walk is on lead.
Saturday 12 December - Randalls Bay Beach: If coming from Huonville, drive south through Cygnet, turn left at the roundabout and drive south along the Channel Highway until you come to the turnoff to Randalls Bay. Drive down the hill and park near the barbecue area.
Dogs must be on lead until we are past the barbecue area then they can go off lead to enjoy the beach.
Please note: At the time of publication of the walks schedule, we are subject to the Tasmanian Government’s requirements regarding participation in group gatherings:
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Please remember to bring your own doggy poo bags and water for your dog(s). And please take used poo bags with you!
Off lead and under control ?
Several of our walks are ‘off-lead’ but please be aware that , under the Dog Act, it is the owners responsibility to keep their dog under control and in sight at all times. We love to see our dogs running free and playing together but sometimes there maybe a distraction or situation where your dog is not
responding to you as he/she normally would and needs to go back on the lead. You may need to put your dog on a lead if he or she:
·Has poor recall
· Has a habit of running off out of your sight
· Is aggressive or upsetting other dogs
· Is behaving in a way that endangers itself or others
· Any other situation where you feel that you don’t have control of your dog.
In addition to putting a dog on lead for the behaviours outlined, it is an owners prerogative to have their dog on lead during any of the walks if they feel it is in the best interest of the dog.
We hope this information helps you and your dog to have a fun and relaxing walk.