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 1,671 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

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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

Latest update

2017-08-21

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Romani Hill parking

Nearest Road:Sheffield Rd
Nearest Town:Railton
Locality:North West
Latitude:S 41° 22′ 49″
Longitude:E 146° 23′ 7″
Elevation:220 m
Management:Private
Road Surface:Sealed
Car Park:Side of road
Water:Stream
Toilets:None
Toilet Accessibility:No toilet
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:From Sheffield Rd, park on side of road curing around north side of Romani Hill. Or park in Stoodley plantation 400m north and walk back through plantation track.

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1 walk from Romani Hill parking

Redwater Creek Falls walk

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.

Goal:Redwater Creek Falls
Grade:Some steep
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:1,500 m
Return distance:3,000 m
Comment:Walk the 4WD track through the boom gate and along old railway to small gate in fence beside creek. Track down to falls is somewhat tricky - careful.

References

website, , Bushwalk Australia, ed., , Page , Number , Redwater Creek Falls

retrace route
“… a sign advising you that access to the property is restricted and permission is required.”

, 2015, Waterfalls of Tasmania, ed., Jubec Systems and Design, Page , Number 64, Redwater Creek Falls - Railton

10 minutes retrace route
“Access to the waterfall is along a seciong of the Tasmanian Trail…”

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