Carol was always looking for different ways to take landscape photographs. I think this image showcasing the Dove Lake Boatshed and Cradle Mountain is typical of her approach ~ Greg Hale
Cradle Mountain: Dove Lake Boatshed
The Dove Lake Circuit at Cradle Mountain is a popular inclusion among Tasmania’s 60 Great Short Walks, and more specifically the Western Wilderness category. The 6km journey leads the walker past the boatshed and around Dove Lake beneath the famous peaks of Cradle Mountain on primarily boardwalk paths. It’s a highlight during any visit to the Cradle Mountain – Lake St Clair National Park in the state’s north west region.
Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service list the Dove Lake Boatshed (on the northwestern shores of the lake) as a feature of the circuit, together with Glacier Rock and the Ballroom Forest. Apparently the boathouse (circa 1940) was built using King Billy pine by Lionell Connell, the first ranger stationed at Cradle Mountain National Park. Also according to Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service, the Dove Lake boatshed remains substantially unaltered from its original form, although some restoration work was completed in 1983.
More Photos of Cradle Mountain
Cradle Mountain National Park was one of Carol’s many favourite places to photograph. Think Tasmania has previously shared the following images from her landscape collection. We know how much you enjoy seeing her work, so we’ll add them here again. Click each image for the original articles by Carol Haberle. As always, “love and hugs” to all Carol’s family, friends and fans.
Greg Hale is curating a series for Think Tasmania, featuring a monthly photo taken by Carol Haberle. Greg was a colleague, photography mentor and friend of Carol’s and we’re honoured to continue sharing her great work with readers.
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