Public Facilities

Parks

York has three scenic parks:

Avon 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.  Take the kids to the newly established skate park, 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 Janet Millet Lane, on the opposite side of the river from Avon Park.

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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.  

Gwambygine Park is also a pet friendly free 24 hour RV camping spot.  Free gas BBQ, potable water and public toilets available.

NOTE: Boardwalk is currently closed for repairs.

Mount Brown Picnic Area

Pioneer Drive, York (on left just before Mount Brown lookout).

Mount Brown picnic area is a pet-friendly picnic spot with shady trees, a free BBQ, picnic tables and a toilet facility. 

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).

Click here to download the York CBD Parking and public toilets map. 

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 - 4.00pm.

Location: 81 Avon Terrace

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

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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