Accessibility information The Swamp Gum Picnic Area has barbecues, a picnic shelter and picnic tables. There is a playground nearby. Under the picnic pavilion there are three wooden tables with extended table tops to enable wheelchair users to roll under the table. Outside there are some modern steel …
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Westerfolds was assessed for accessibility in 2012. The assessment covered:
- Ridge Picnic Area
- Swamp Gum Picnic Area
- Canoe Launch Picnic Area
- Yellow Box Picnic Area
- Red Stringybark Picnic Area
- Porter Street Picnic Area.
There is designated disabled parking at all of these areas.
At the Ridge Picnic Area, there is an accessible unisex toilet and an accessible drinking fountain. There is a playground nearby that is partially wheelchair accessible .
At Swamp Gum Picnic Area there are roll under picnic tables and a playground nearby that is partially wheelchair accessible .
There is access to the river at the Canoe Launch Area via a compact grave path, 60 metres in length.
At Yellow Box Picnic Area there is an accessible drinking fountain and access to the River Trail. There are no toilets or picnic facilities.
At Stringybark Picnic Area there are wood fired barbecues outside the shelter on a flat, earthen surface. Wood is provided and the wood bins are at an accessible height for people in wheelchairs. There are no wheelchair accessible picnic tables and no toilets.
At Porter Street there is one wheelchair accessible picnic table and a unisex wheelchair accessible toilet.
For more information regarding the accessibility of these areas and photos click on the links below.
Enjoy canoeing along the Yarra River. From the carpark, it is a 60 metre walk to the canoe launching area on the river. Accessibility information The canoe launching area provides access to the Yarra River. The carpark has four designated disabled parking bays. Three are 5 metres wide. The one …
The Mia Mia Aboriginal Art Gallery and café is no longer operating from ‘The Manor’ at Westerfolds Park. Please visit the Mia Mia website www.miamiagallery.com for further information on this business. Parks Victoria is continuing the process to select a new tenant for the site and …
Accessibility information The Porter Street end of the park has two parking areas, Blackwood and Porter Street, both with designated disabled parking bays. The picnic pavilion provides tables and barbecue facilities. A second barbecue is provided on the grassed area towards the entrance. A toilet block is located between …
Enjoy a picnic at the Red Stringbark Picnic Area. There's a big picnic shelter here with tables underneath. There are woodfired barbecues nearby with wood provided. Accessibility information There are two designated disabled parking bays opposite the picnic shelter. They are 3.3 metres wide and serviced by a central …
10 May 2013
Parks Victoria is saying a special thank you to its many volunteer groups across the state as part of National Volunteer Week, which runs from 13-19 May 2013. At Ricketts Point Marine Sanctuary the Marine Care Ricketts Point (MCRP) friends group works hard to help protect and preserve the natural environment …