StepScape

What is StepScape?

This site is working towards showing every published Tasmanian day walk on a single map.

StepScape is a work in progress, currently showing 1,666 of an estimated 3,000 published day walks in Tasmania.

Caution

This site is a list of walks, not a walking guide. Before undertaking any walk, consult the references provided.

Most of the references made every attempt at accuracy but did not guarantee it. Some are books that are now out of print, so information that was once accurate may not remain so. Changes may include:

  • Land becoming private or reserved
  • Tracks being damaged or rehabilitated
  • Road access being blocked
  • Bad weather or bushfires temporarily making a walk unsafe
Sites to check before you walk How do I get started?

Every pin on the map represents a car park with at least one known walk. Click on the pins for information. Or, click on the Filter tab above to only show the walks that interest you.

Every walk includes a References section listing the books, brochures or websites that mention it. Consult those sources for more information.

Who made this website?

The StepScape website was created by Cowirrie, a small software development company in Launceston. We take information and present it so it is accessible and useful to people. Our other work includes the SepiaScape guides to historic Tasmania and the PBPhonics app for basic English literacy practice.

We have also taken some of these walks ourselves, and written comprehensive walk reports about them.

Data Entry

Jan Horton

Programming

Michael Horton

Maps

Google Maps JavaScript API

Components

jQuery, used under the MIT License

jQuery CSV, used under the MIT License

jQuery UI, used under the MIT License

jQuery UI Touch Punch, used under the MIT License

Latest update

2017-08-15

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Beechford Footbridge car park

Nearest Road:Ryan St
Nearest Town:George Town
Locality:North East
Latitude:S 41° 1′ 33″
Longitude:E 146° 57′ 3″
Elevation:10 m
Fee:No charge
Road Surface:Sealed
Car Park:Rough
Water:Dry
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:Picnic table
Comment:Ryan Street meets at junction of Soldier Settlement Road and Beechford Road. Drive to northern end and park by footbridge.

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1 walk from Beechford Footbridge car park

Caution

This site is a list of walks, not a walking guide. Before undertaking any walk, consult the references below.

For additional information about safe walking in Tasmania, go to the StepScape tab.

Beechford East Beach access

Goal:Beechford east beach
Grade:Moderate
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:200 m
Return distance:400 m
Comment:Cross footbridge and continue ahead on track over dunes to beach. Return same way.

References

Nano Solutions, 2016, Beachsafe, ed., Surf Life Saving Australia, Page , Number , Beechford €

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“…the beach can be reached via the footbridge…”

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