Autumn colour in Launceston
It is a quiet space on the edge of the city centre, Launceston’s City Park, a place to relax, to watch the snow monkeys in their pen and, come autumn, to view the colours of the exotic trees as their foliage goes from green to yellow to red, and then falls to cover the ground in a colourful mat of leaves.
We took a walk through the park while in Launceston on a cloudy afternoon as the autumn recently gone was nearing its end. The bright reds and yellows of the deciduous trees shone in their intensity to complement the greens of the other foliage.
City Park is crisscrossed by a network of paths accessible to people with mobility aids. As well as the snow monkey pen there is a cafe, childrens’ playground and a conservatory with orchids and other species.
City Park is a short walk along Brisbane Street to the eastern edge of the CBD.
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