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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.

  • picnic at table - metro park

    Swamp Gum Car Park & Picnic Area 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…

  • canoe

    Canoe Launch Picnic Area 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…

  • Porter St - BBQ

    Porter Street Picnic Area 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…

  • red stringybark - shelter and wood bin

    Red Stringybark Picnic Area Enjoy a picnic at the Red Stringbark Picnic Area. There's a big picnic shelter here with tables underneath.There are woodfired barbecues nearby, remember to bring your own firewood.Accessibility informationThere are…

  • family picnic - park

    Ridge Picnic Area Accessibility Information The main toilet block for this end of the park is located at the Ridge Picnic Area, near the Melaleuca Carpark. The toilet block contains one unisex cubicle…

  • family picnic

    Yellow Box Picnic Area Accessibility information The Yellow Box Carpark gives direct access to the River Trail. There are no toilets or picnic facilities. The carpark has 2 designated disabled parking bays, each 3.3…