Margaret Lester Walk

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Located at Grants Picnic Ground, this hard surfaced track has been especially designed to offer those with limited mobility the opportunity to experience the beautiful forest. Hard surfaced track suitable for wheelchairs and prams. This walk is a purpose built track, constructed in 1981 - the International Year of Disabled Persons. The design was assisted by Margaret Lester, an architecture graduate and paraplegic.


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300m 30 mins Return 1


Start: Grants Picnic Ground
Finish: Grants Picnic Ground
GPS Start: Lat: -37.887664 | Long: 145.370099
GPS Finish: Lat: -37.887664 | Long: 145.370099
Max Elevation: 76m
Melways: 75 J4
Dogs Allowed: No

Flora: Mountain Ash (Eucalytus regnans); Messmate, stringbark

Fauna: Superb Lyrebird living together with Wombats, Swamp Wallabies, Echidnas, Possums and Powerful Owls

Facilities: Toilets (+accessible), BBQ, picnic areas, car parking, cafe.