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 1,792 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

Upper Cam Falls parking

Latest walk

Winterbrook Rainforest Loop track end

Latest change

Updating Winterbrook

Updated on

2017-10-14

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

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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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Lake Ada parking area

Nearest Road:Lake Augusta Rd
Nearest Town:Liawenee
Locality:Central Highlands
Latitude:S 41° 53′ 1″
Longitude:E 146° 28′ 29″
Elevation:1,145 m
Fee:No charge
Management:P&WS
Road Surface:Unsealed
Car Park:Good unsealed
Water:Stream
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:From Liawenee, drive in the Lake Augusta Rd to the end at Lake Ada. Park at the boat ramp parking area.

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3 walks from Lake Ada parking area

Lake Antimony walk from Lake Ada

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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.

Goal:Lake Antimony
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:12,000 m
Return distance:24,000 m
Comment:Walk west on Talinah Lagoon Track and Lake Fanny Track, then south on Lake Antimony Track to the lake. Return same way.

References

1009-2016, Tastracks - A comprehensive Guide to Tasmanian walking tracks, Lake Fanny Track - 2011

“A 4km side track heads south to Lake Antimony and the Great Pine Tier.”

Lake Fanny walk from Lake Ada

Goal:Lake Fanny
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:11,000 m
Return distance:22,000 m
Comment:Take Talinah Lagoon Track westward and then Lake Fanny Track further westward to the lake. Return same way. (Note that track separates and rejoins).

References

1009-2016, Tastracks - A comprehensive Guide to Tasmanian walking tracks, Lake Fanny Track - 2011

“Located at the end of the Lake Augusta Rd.”

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Talinah Lagoon walk from Lake Ada

Goal:Talinah Lagoon
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:4,500 m
Return distance:9,000 m
Comment:Walk west around the south of Ada Lagoon and to the north end of Talinah Lagoon. Return same way.

References

1009-2016, Tastracks - A comprehensive Guide to Tasmanian walking tracks, Lake Fanny Track - 2011

“Located at the end of the Lake Augusta Rd.”

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