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 2,145 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

Cameron Inlet parking

Latest walk

Tower Hill Junction walk

Latest change

Testing Stepscape iOS App in October 2020

Updated on

2020-09-29

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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Charles Berryman car park

Nearest Road:Old Bridge Rd
Nearest Town:Perth
Locality:North
Latitude:S 41° 34′ 56″
Longitude:E 147° 10′ 52″
Elevation:140 m
Fee:No charge
Management:Local council
Road Surface:Sealed
Car Park:Sealed
Water:Mains tap
Toilets:Flush
Shelter:None
Picnic Table:No table
Comment:At southern end of Main Rd through Perth, take Old Bridge Rd down to end and turn left towards river into reserve. Unless the river is in flood this is a pleasant place to take a break on the grass.

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1 walk from Charles Berryman 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.

Berryman Walk beside bridge pylons

Goal:South Esk River under bridge
Grade:Fairly flat
Type:Retrace route
One-way distance:150 m
Return distance:300 m
Comment:Walk down beside the bridge pylons to the river edge below the weir. Or sit on the grass and watch the ducks and chooks which run free here.

References

Tasfish, Tasmanian Fishing, South Esk River Kayaking from Perth Bridge by Michael Rybka

“As a child, I often fished at the Charles Berryman Picnic Reserve' with my father.”

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