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 1,769 of an estimated 3,000 published bushwalks 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.

What are the latest additions?

Latest car park

TipTop Track parking

Latest walk

Zig Zag Track at Goat Hills

Latest change

Completed 'Greater Hobart Trails'

Updated on

2017-09-25

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

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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

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Castle Rock parking

Nearest Road:Palana Rd
Nearest Town:Whitemark
Locality:Flinders Island
Latitude:S 40° 0′ 0″
Longitude:E 147° 53′ 29″
Elevation:5 m
Road Surface:Narrow unsealed
Water:Unknown
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet

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1 walk from Castle Rock parking

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.

Lughrata (Castle Rock) Walk

Goal:Lughrata (Castle Rock)
Grade:Flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:2,000 m
Return distance:4,000 m

References

Parks & Wildlife Service Tasmania, 60 Great Short Walks Tasmania, Website, Number 45, Castle Rock

1 hour 30 minutes retrace route
“A wonderful beach walk.”

Doreen H. Lovegrove and Steve Summers, 2001, A Walking Guide to Flinders Island and Cape Barren Island, 3rd ed., Flinders Council, PO Box 40, Whitemark, Tas 7255, Page 14, Number 4, Northern Flinders Island

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