Reg Hope Park is located on the east side of the Mersey River. Home to the Tall Ship – fishing ketch experience The Julie Burgess and community fishing spot.
The Park is named in honour of Reginald Thomas “Reg” Hope. A representative on several North-West Regional bodies, 13years service on the Devonport Council, and Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1979 to 1997, serving as President of the Tasmanian Legislative Council from 1995 to 1997. In 2005 Reg Hope received an OAM for his years of service to politics and to the community. Mr Hope was known as somone who represented Devonport “fully and passionately” (A privilege to know Reg Hope – Lucy Johannsohn).