The path from the information centre is initially flat with a hard bitumen surface. There is a short, 20 metre section that is steep with
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Exploring the Sanctuary
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The path from the information centre is initially flat with a hard bitumen surface. There is a short, 20 metre section that is steep with a gradient of approximately gradient of 1 in 7. Once past that section the path remains at less than a 1 in 14 gradient right through to the log cabin visual display building.
Path to Visual Display Centre
The entry to this building is wide and the left hand room provides good access. The aisle down beside the seating is wide and there is an area at the front for wheelchair visitors. The paths immediately around the building are flat hard packed fine gravel.
Outside and inside the Visual Display Centre
From the log cabin visual display building there is a choice to return back the same way or to take the sealed path to the gallery and upper sculptures. The path leading to the upper road has sections with a gradient of 1 in 4.
Before the main road is a path off to the left accessing the sculptures "Brute" and "Long Beard". This path is also sealed and the gradients are less than 1 in 14.
Path to Long Beard
The final section of the path to the main road is steep with an approximate gradient of 1 in 5. The road to the main gallery is steep again with an approximate gradient of 1 in 4. The road back to the information centre has gradients as steep as 1 in 10 with the final section approximately 1 in 7. "Earthly Mother" is only accessible via steps but can be seen from the main road.
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31 Jan 2014
William Ricketts Sanctuary will close from Monday 3 February to Friday 7 February 2014 to enable a team of arborists to undertake critical tree maintenance within the park. “A large Mountain Ash tree has been assessed by arborists as part of our regular monitoring of the trees and was found…