NPWS minor park entry signs provide visitors with the first impression of the park. They are visual markers displaying the park name and are the graphic panels are designed to reflect a major characteristic of the park. They convey a parks personality, character and possibly its historic context. All this adds to the visitor’s experience upon arrival by creating a sense of welcome.
Minor park entry signs featuring a graphic panel with historic context
Close to the centre of Port Macquarie is one of its few remaining 19th Century buildings – Roto House. Roto House is a verandah enclosed late Victorian country house, preserved within the parkland setting of the Macquarie Nature Reserve. The 12-hectare Reserve have been conserved as an example of the house of the pioneering Flynn family in a district of outstanding natural features and historic significance.
The chimneys of this historic building formed the basis of the graphic panel on this minor park entry sign.
Minor park entry signs based on provided Aboriginal artwork
Aboriginal artwork forms the basis for these graphic panels.