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Join us for the Power of Parks forum at Launceston

22/07/2016

Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) in partnership with the University of Tasmania is exploring The Power of Parks through a series of UTAS public forums celebrating the benefits that parks and reserves provide to Tasmania's overall identify.More

Shipwreck identified as the Viola

19/07/2016

Timber samples from a ship wrecked on Tasmania's East Coast nearly 160 years ago have been identified as the Canadian-built brig Viola.More

Prosecution for Stanley penguin deaths

15/07/2016

The Parks and Wildlife Service (PWS) and the Circular Head Council have conducted a joint investigation after 18 little penguins were found dead near a rookery in Stanley on the State's North-West coast last week.More

Disabled Access - Table of Locations

Parks for all People - Access for the mobility impaired in Tasmania's national parks and reserves

The locations of the places in the following table are shown on a location map.

Accessible Facilities (see key below)

Facilities

Access to & around the area

West and Northwest
1. Narawntapu National Park  
Springlawn Day Use Area/Campsite 1 ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
*
***
-
***
Bakers Point Day Use Area/Campsite 3 **
***
-
PT,BBQ(W)
***
-
-
-
***
2. Mole Creek National Park  
Marakoopa Cave Day Use Area/cave entrance **
***
-
PT,BBQ(E&W),S
**
-
-
-
-
3. Lake Barrington Nature Recreation Area ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(W),S
**
*
-
**
-
4. The Nut State Reserve ***
**
-
PT
**
*
-
**
-
5. Arthur-Pieman Conservation Area  
Peppermint Campground ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(W)
**
-
-
-
**
6. Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park
 
Cradle Mt Visitor Centre/Day Use Area ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
***
***
-
-
7. Cradle Mountain - Lake St Clair National Park  
Lake St Clair Visitor Centre/Day Use Area ***
***
-
PT,S
***
**
***
***
-
8. Franklin-Gordon Wild Rivers National Park  
Franklin River Nature Trail **
***
-
PT,S
**
**
-
-
-

South
9. Southwest National Park  
Teds Beach Day Use Area/Campground **
**
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
**
-
-
-
**
Edgar Campground **
**
-
PT,BBQ(W),S
**
-
-
-
**
10. Mt Field National Park  
Visitor Centre/ Day Use Area ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
**
***
***
-
Camp Ground ***
***
*
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
-
-
-
***
11. Hastings Caves State Reserve
 
Thermal Springs ***
***
**
PT,BBQ(E),S
**
***
***
***
-
12. Bruny Island Neck Game Reserve **
***
-
PT,S
***
-
-
-
***
13. Adventure Bay Coastal Reserve ***
***
-
PT
**
-
-
-
-
14. Mt Nelson Signal Station Public Reserve ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E)
**
*
-
***
-
15. Wellington Park  
The Springs ***
*
-
PT,BBQ(W),S
***
**
-
--
The Summit ***
***
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
16. Seven Mile Beach Public Reserve
 
Day Use Area 1 ***
**
**
PT
***
-
-
-
-
5 Mile Beach Day Use Area ***
-
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
**
*
-
-
-
17. Tasman National Park  
Tasman Arch/Devils Kitchen ***
-
-
-
-
**
-
-
-
Tasman Blowhole/Fossil Bay Lookout ***
**
-
-
-
**
-
-
-

East and Northeast
18. Freycinet National Park  
Cape Tourville ***
-
-
-
-
**
-
-
-
Ranger Creek Day Use Area/Richardsons Beach Campground ***
***
***
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
***
***
-
***
19. Humbug Point Nature Recreation Area  
Dora Point Campground/Day Use Area **
**
*
-
-
-
-
-
**
20. St Columba Falls State Reserve ***
*
-
PT
**
*
-
-
-
21. Trevallyn State Reserve  
Doyle Hut/Village Green ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(W),S
**
-
-
-
-
Hoo Hoo Hut ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(W),S
**
***
-
-
-
22. Tamar Island Wetland Reserve ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
**
***
***
-
-
23. Bradys Lookout State Reserve ***
***
-
PT,BBQ(E),S
***
-
-
-
-

Key to Symbols

Parking Toilets Showers PT - Picnic Tables S - Shelter

BBQ - Barbeque
(W) wood
(E) electric

 
Accessible Walking Track Staffed Visitor Centre Kiosk/cafe Parks & Wildlife Camping Ground    

Accessibility Ratings

••• Accessible to most independent wheelchair users
Paths to and/or around the facility have minimal gradient, suitable width, good surface material and no steps.
Barrier free access into and within buildings.
Toilet/shower facilities are fully accessible including grab rails and good circulation space within cubicles.

•• Wheelchair users may require assistance
Paths to and/or around the facility may have slight to moderate gradient and/or uneven surface material, but width is suitable and there are no steps.
May be minor obstacles restricting access into and/or within buildings.
Toilet/shower facilities are accessible, but may be lacking grab rails and/or have moderately restricted circulation space within cubicles.

• Inaccessible to most wheelchair users
Paths may have moderate to steep gradient, very uneven surface material, unsuitable width and/or steps.
Major obstacles may make access into and/or within buildings difficult.
Toilet/shower facilities are not accessible to wheelchair users due to a lack of grab rails and very restricted circulation space within cubicles.

Please Note
These accessibility ratings are intended as a guide only. The ability of each person to access the facilities will vary depending on the individual’s level of fi tness and mobility. Facilities may also change over time. Ratings are based on access for wheelchair users, as these are the people who generally have the most restricted mobility. However, people with other mobility impairments should also be able to use these ratings as a good guide to accessibility.