Public Facilities

Parks

York has three scenic parks:

Avon Pioneer Park

Lowe Street.

The banks of the Avon River offer a perfect picnic spot with free gas BBQs, picnic tables, shady trees and public toilet facilities.  Stroll down to the Swinging Bridge and walk along the Avon Walk Trail.

York is an RV friendly Shire with 24 hour free RV parking and a dump point located at Avon Park.

Peace Park

South Street.

Home to the Peace Park Charity Markets held on the second Saturday of every month.  Click here for the Shire of York Event Calendar.

Gwambygine Park

Great Southern Hwy, heading towards Beverley.

One of the few remaining permanent pools of the Avon River, just 11 kms south of York.  Features a boardwalk to the permanent natural river-pool and a viewing tower so you can admire the surrounding bushland.

Gwambygine Park is also a free 24 hour RV camping spot.  BBQ and Public Toilets available.

Car Parks

There are two large public car parks on Lowe Street and Howick Street.

Two hour parking is available on the main street (Avon Terrace).

Public Toilets

There are three public toilet locations close to the York town centre.

1. York Town Hall, cnr of Avon Terrace and Joaquina Street

Opening hours: 7 days per week: 9.30am - 3.30pm.

York Town Hall

2. Avon Park, Lowe Street

Opening Hours: 7am-7pm, 7 days a week

Location to closest landmark from Avon Terrace: behind IGA Supermarket

There is availability for a limited number of self-contained RV's to park at Avon Park for a 24 hour period free of charge. There is also a Dump Point available at Avon Park.  Also available is a fresh water supply, free gas BBQs with shaded picnic areas. This area is close to shopping amenities and our famous Swinging Bridge. If you would like to stay longer, there are two caravan parks close by.

York Accommodation Guide

Avon Park Toilet

3. Opposite Peace Park, cnr of Howick and South Street

Opening Hours: 7am to 7pm, 7 days a week

Location to closest landmark from Avon Terrace: behind Castle Hotel

Howick Street Toilet