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DONNYBROOK Nestled between stunning old growth forests, winding rivers, rolling hills, vineyards and lush orchards, Donnybrook is a classic rural hideaway. Named after a town in Dublin, Ireland, Donnybrook was once the focus of a very brief gold rush when gold was discovered in 1897, however mining ceased abruptly in 1903 after just six years and Donnybrook is now considered the apple capital of the west. We’ve got it all in Donnybrook and the beautiful surrounding region. If you’re looking for action and adventure, we’ve got all the thrills and spills you can handle. We have the best delicacies for food and wine lovers and numerous kid and adult friendly activities. Walk, cycle or roll out the picnic rug to relax and unwind in the countryside. The local dam, tree park, historic mill and seasonal falls offer idyllic spots to enjoy a glass of wine and some stunning natural beauty, or take a drive on the Blackwood River Valley produce trail to visit some amazing local producers and witness some of the most beautiful countryside in the state’s southwest. Escape into serenity. Explore. Taste. Enjoy. DONNYBROOK TRAILS Button BLACKWOOD RIVER TOURIST DRIVE Full Day | Easy | 113km Winding bush drives, lush orchards, quaint towns, tall jarrah and marri forests and spectacular scenery are just some of the attractions of the Blackwood River Tourist Drive. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY PRODUCE TRAIL Full Day | Easy | 260km loop The Blackwood River Valley is the heart of food production in the southwest. The region produces one of the widest ranges of food in Western Australia. Button CYCLETREK 1 - 3 hours | Difficult | 8km loop Cycletrek or Kambarang is a private 8km cross country MTB loop available for riders to experience with permission. Button GLEN MERVYN DAM Various Glen Mervyn Dam is a water recreation destination for waterskiing, kayaking, swimming and fishing. The Bibbulmun Track crosses over the Dam wall allowing easy access to the famous trail. Button GRIMWADE TO BALINGUP Various Take Sandhills Road off the Donnybrook-Boyup Brook Road, meandering along what turns into Brookhampton Road. After about 15 minutes you will turn left onto the Kirup-Grimwade Road... Button LIONS FOREST WALK TRAIL 2 hours | Moderate | 5km An array of wildflowers can be seen throughout this picturesque walk. This area was last logged prior to 1962 when it became Ryall’s Nature Reserve. Passing through Ryall’s Nature Reserve you will... Button LIONS SANDHILLS WALK TRAIL 1-2 hours | Moderate | 3.7km This moderate, well defined trail has some steeper sections, with uneven loose surfaces. Commencing at the town’s cemetery, this bush walk showcases some of the diverse history of the region... Button MUNDA BIDDI TRAIL Choose your trail Stretching over 1060km from Mundaring to Albany, in South-West Western Australia, the Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road cycling trail like no other. Every day on the Trail is different... Button PRESTON RIVER LOOP & INDIGENOUS WALK TRAIL Less than 1 hour | Easy | 1.8km loop This trail is well defined, has gentle gradients with a few steps. It traverses through a lush riparian river ecosystem encompassing the suspension bridge, a weir crossing and incorporates the Preston... Button PRESTON VALLEY DRIVE Various Head out to the Preston Valley Store and take a left out to Gnomesville. This drive can take you out past King Jarrah Tree, Wellington Mills and the Wellington Dam.... Button SANDHILLS TRACK 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 5km loop The Sandhills of Donnybrook feature an array of glowing yellow wattle in spring and great views over rolling green pastures. The moderate 5km loop trail passes through jarrah forest and is... Button UPPER CAPEL DRIVE Various Head out west off the South Western Highway in Kirup past the Kirup tavern and you’ll find spectacular scenery with hills and valleys a-plenty. This drive continues to the Upper-Capel Road... DONNYBROOK VISITOR CENTRE Phone: (08) 9731 1720 Website: donnybrookwa.com.au S Western Hwy, Donnybrook WA 6239 Monday 10am – 4pm Tuesday 10am – 4pm Wednesday 10am – 4pm Thursday 10am – 4pm Friday 10am – 4pm Saturday 10am – 2pm Sunday Closed Up
- Foresters Wood | TOTAL TRAILS
Out of gallery FORESTERS WOOD Drive to the end of Glenoran rd (unsealed) and park before the gate. 1km one way to walk through the middle of Foresters wood and reach the gate at the other end - this joins up with the Munda Biddi and Bibbulmun tracks. From here either return to your car or go through the gate and turn right to follow the Munda Biddi markers for another 2km, you will get to: One Tree Bridge. Accessible from Graphite road. Picnic area and short 200m walk to Glenoran Pool. "This area was once the Michelides tobacco farm and it still has old building remnants/ruins. In 1930 the first commercial crop of tobacco was planted which increased over time to 650+ acres. Foresters Wood was established in 1985 as a collaboration between the Institute of Foresters WA Division (IFA) and the Department of Conservation and Land Management (CALM). The vision was to establish an arboretum. The first plantings were to represent the spokes of a wheel with species representing commerce (English Oak), culture (Cedar of Lebanon), legend (European Ash) and literature (Laurel). It has a large range of trees from all over the world and the Institute has since put a focus on planting Endangered species. The red and white mushrooms - These mushrooms are known as the Fly Agaric, or Amanita muscaria. They start off as a bold red in colour, then go orange and then brown as they start to die off. They are truly an amazing sight to see in person - straight out of a fairytale! They come to life when the first cold weather starts to hit the region but there is still enough light/warmth in the daytime to draw them out of the ground. It last roughly 2-4 weeks anytime from April to June. Find them amongst the roots of the Chestnut and Acorn trees. There are some at the entrance but if you continue around 500 metres down the path you’ll find another larger patch of trees." READ MORE - Alicia Rogerson Blog
DRIVE There’s no better place to traverse on wheels than the Southern Forests and Valleys region. The Southern Forests and Valleys has some of the best 4-wheel driving in WA, from expansive forest adventures to dramatic coastline routes, lush green landscapes and rolling hills, our drives will take you through food and wine regions, towering forests and along stunning coastlines. The region is also home to many 2WD trails and tours for you to enjoy. Combine a scenic drive with some serious 4WD at the Yeagarup Sand Dunes, explore three historic towns on the Blackwood River Valley Produce Trail, drive through the magnificent karri forest and along the Warren River on the Heartbreak Trail or drive a self-guided tour through a spectacular old-growth karri, jarrah and marri forests. Choose a type of road trip, location and duration that suits your journey; there’s an experience waiting for you. OUR DRIVE TRAILS Button A TASTE OF THE VALLEY OF THE GIANTS This trail takes you through the heart of Tingle and Karri environment where you will discover a vast array of local wines, fresh produce, home-cooked gourmet delights. Half day | Easy | 57km Button BLACK POINT One of the most spectacular sites at D’Entrecasteaux is Black Point, a massive outcrop of hexagonal basalt columns formed 135 million years ago by volcanic lava flow. Various | 4wd Button BLACKWOOD RIVER TOURIST DRIVE Winding bush drives, lush orchards, quaint towns, tall jarrah and marri forests and spectacular scenery are just some of the attractions of the Blackwood River Tourist Drive. Full Day | Easy | 113km Button BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY FOOD & BEVERAGE TRAIL The Blackwood River Valley is the heart of food production in the south west. The region produces one of the widest ranges of food in Western Australia. Full Day | Easy | 163km loop Button BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY PRODUCE TRAIL The Blackwood River Valley is the heart of food production in the southwest. The region produces one of the widest ranges of food in Western Australia. Full Day | Easy | 260km loop Button CONSPICUOUS CLIFF Appreciate the powerful beauty of the southern coastline from the lookout over the unspoiled beach. Conspicuous Cliff is easily accessible by two wheel drive, the walk trails and lookouts... 20 minutes | Easy | 20.8km Button D'ENTRECASTEAUX NATIONAL PARK D’Entrecasteaux National Park stretches 130 km along the coast between Augusta and Walpole in the far south-west of the State. There is a wide range of recreational opportunities to be enjoyed... Various Button DONNELLEY DRIVE This pleasant gravel road drive links Donnelly River Village with the main road between Nannup and Manjimup, from which you can access the Four Aces, One Tree Bridge and Glenoran Pool. Easy | 21km Button DRIVE AND HERITAGE TRAIL Heritage Connections Trail- Commencing in 2008 as part of the Shire of Manjimup Centenary, this trail comprises of a series of sculptural installations... Various Button GOLD GULLY LOOP & DRIVE This beautiful short driving tour starts in Nannup and loops just to the south of town on very quiet, narrow and good quality roads. You'll likely encounter little or no traffic. Various | 28km Button GRIMWADE TO BALINGUP Take Sandhills Road off the Donnybrook-Boyup Brook Road, meandering along what turns into Brookhampton Road. After about 15 minutes you will turn left onto the Kirup-Grimwade Road... Various Button HEARTBREAK DRIVE TRAIL This 12 km drive trail winds through the magnificent karri forest and along the Warren River. It offers access to camping and canoe launching sites as well as the Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree and... 1 - 3 hours | Easy | 12km loop Button KARRI FOREST EXPLORER The Karri Forest Explorer Drive was developed and funded by the department with support from the Pemberton tourism industry. It winds through some of the south-west’s most magnificent karri forest. Various Button KONDIL PARK - WILDFLOWER WANDER This walk is one of three in the Park and is a relaxed distance that should take around one hour. It has an even surface and winds through natural bushland of jarrah, marri, sheoak and balga. 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 3.3km Button LAKE JASPER Lake Jasper is the largest fresh water lake in South Western Australia, and together with Lake Wilson and Lake Smith forms part of an important wetland system. Various | 4wd Button LITTLE SCHOOLS DRIVE The Little Schools Trail, part of the Geegelup Heritage Trails, is a 212km drive featuring the sites of 25 ‘little schools’ which served the Bridgetown Greenbushes district for various lengths of time... Various | - | 212km Button LONG POINT FOUR-WHEEL-DRIVE TRACK Starting at Crystal Springs, this 9km four-wheel-drive track provides access to Hush Hush, Long Point, Little Long Point and Lost Beach. This track meanders through coastal heath, which... Various | Moderate | 9km Button MALIMUP BEACH Summertime Track is an easy, sandy 4WD only track to Malimup Springs, Black Head and Malimup Beach. Popular for fishing, particularly in the autumn salmon season... Various | 4wd Button MANDALAY BEACH Named after the Norwegian barque Mandalay, wrecked there in 1911, Mandalaly Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches in the Walpole area. Easy | 30mins from Walpole Button MOORE'S HUT - COODAMURRUP Moore’s Hut is a relic from the pastoral era and camping is provided in a nearby peppermint woodland.Towards the eastern end of the park you will find Coodamurrup Beach... Various | 4wd Button NANNUP, GREENBUSHES & BALINGUP LOOP This is the cycling version of the Golden Triangle driving tour. It's a fun and varied route, but you will encounter cars so is best for experienced road cyclists. It can be ridden in either direction Various | 107km Button PEACEFULL BAY The calm waters of Peaceful Bay provide a welcome sanctuary from the rugged and wild south coast. There is always a lot to see and do at Peaceful Bay from swimming in the sheltered bays, surfing... 1/2 hour | Easy | 32.8km Button PRESTON VALLEY DRIVE Head out to the Preston Valley Store and take a left out to Gnomesville. This drive can take you out past King Jarrah Tree, Wellington Mills and the Wellington Dam.... Various Button SHANNON NP - GREAT FOREST TREES DRIVE Great Forest Trees Drive is a self-guided, 50 kilometre drive that winds its way through spectacular old-growth karri, jarrah and marri forest in Shannon National Park . 1 - 3 hours | Easy | 48km loop Button THE SOUTH WEST EDGE DAYS 5 & 6 The South West Edge is an epic road trip around the South Western edge of Western Australia. It meanders through wine regions, towering forests and along marine-life rich coast before looping... Multiple days | Easy | 3000km loop Button UPPER CAPEL DRIVE Head out west off the South Western Highway in Kirup past the Kirup tavern and you’ll find spectacular scenery with hills and valleys a-plenty. This drive continues to the Upper-Capel Road... Various Button WA CIDER TRAIL: THE CIDERY & TANGLETOE CIDERY Passionately crafted from Western Australian fruit. Come and meet the families that have passionately tended local apple and pear orchards for generations and experience... Multiple days Button WINDY HARBOUR - 4WD Windy Harbour provides visitors with safe harbour on this wild coastline, rewarding fishing opportunities and stunning views of the Southern Ocean. Various | 4wd Button YEAGARUP DUNES TO WARREN BEACH This track is in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park and starts at Leaning Marri campsite near Yeagarup Lake . The Lake is the 'Gateway' to the vast mobile sand dunes which stretch along... 1 - 3 hours | Difficult | 6km Button YEAGARUP SAND DUNES WALK Combine a scenic drive with some on-foot exploring by heading south to this walk which takes you into D'Entrecastraux National Park. To get there drive south along Ritter Road to... 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 3km For more on our region head to Up
- WBSR | Egerton-Warburton Camp
EGERTON-WARBURTON CAMP Out of gallery INFORMATION View Road Map LOCATION NEXT CAMP PREVIOUS CAMP FACILITIES Quinninup Eco Tourist Park Shannon Campsite - 37.1km Muir Campsite- 29.7km Yards Picnic Table Chalets, caravan and camping sites available through caravan park CAMP OTHER DETAILS Book via Caravan Park There are chalets, caravan and camping sites, campers kitchen, toilets and showers within caravan park which are booked and paid for through caravan park. The caravan park has land for more horses if needed. Telstra phone signal at campsite. Family Information In the days leading up to the trip to the coast, there was much activity at the farms. The horses had to be shod, the cattle selected and bells put around the necks of some of them. This made them much easier to find once they were on the coast. ‘You used to put them in the bails up at the dairy and wrap a bell around them, open the door and let them outside and they used to bellow and buck and carry on. We, as kids thought that was great fun.’ David Dunnet The drovers would pack a change of clothes, their rug rolls and enough food for the journey. ‘All the butters and so on had to be put in tins so they didn’t melt. And the meat – there was no fridges. We rolled the lamb up in our rugs for the first two or three days. That kept it cool enough. And after that we’d be nearly there. We’d start to live on kangaroo then.’ Anthony Egerton-Warburton Medical supplies were rarely taken and when they were, they consisted of some ointment for chafe, kerosene to rub on wounds and a bottle of scotch for everything else! ‘It was just one of those wonderful things when you were young, to be able to go to the coast. I think I was very lucky to be able to do it…No, it was a real learning experience. You learned to live with the cattle, sleep with the cattle and you knew every cow.’ Anthony Egerton- Warburton Previous Next
NANNUP Nannup, also known as 'The Garden Village', is nestled on the banks of the Blackwood River amid tall karri and jarrah tree forests. Famous for its dazzling blooms of tulips, daffodils and native spring wildflowers, the town offers an equally impressive display of arts, crafts and heritage architecture. A village steeped in history, surrounded by trails, immersed in nature, rich with arts, culture, sports, playgrounds and host to a myriad of amazing events. Nannup welcomes mountain bikers, hikers, horse riders, road cyclists, canoeists, trail runners and playground lovers. A picturesque getaway to experience music festivals, open gardens, events and a thriving agricultural and timber industry, Nannup is a biodiversity hotspot with diverse flora in its National Parks, state forest and along the mighty Blackwood River. The rainbow serpent dreamtime links past Indigenous culture to the present day. Located in the heart of the South West, within the Southern Forests and Valleys, “Experience Nannup” your trail awaits. NANNUP TRAILS Button BARRABUP POOL Various A beautiful natural pool within St John Brook, Barrabup is the perfect place to enjoy the serenity of the beautiful views or take a swim on a warm summer’s day. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER ARTS TRAIL 1 - 3 hours | - | Various Blackwood River Arts Trail, a young, but growing event that has brought together a vibrant community of artists from across the Blackwood River Valley region. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER TOURIST DRIVE Full Day | Easy | 113km Winding bush drives, lush orchards, quaint towns, tall jarrah and marri forests and spectacular scenery are just some of the attractions of the Blackwood River Tourist Drive. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY FOOD & BEVERAGE TRAIL Full Day | Easy | 163km loop The Blackwood River Valley is the heart of food production in the south west. The region produces one of the widest ranges of food in Western Australia. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER VALLEY PRODUCE TRAIL Full Day | Easy | 260km loop The Blackwood River Valley is the heart of food production in the southwest. The region produces one of the widest ranges of food in Western Australia. Button BLACKWOOD RIVER WALK TRAIL 60-90min | Easy | 5km This easy walking trail follows the Blackwood River as it flows through town. It offers 3 canoe drop-in points so can be used to canoe the river... Button BRIDGETOWN TO NANNUP Various This part of the Blackwood River was completed in 4 sections: Bridgetown to Rocky Bluff (Section 6), Rocky Bluff to Maranup Bridge (Section 7), Maranup Bridge to Wrights Bridge... Button CAREY BROOK Various At the nearby Donnelly River boat ramp you can launch your boat or canoe for a trip to the river mouth. It is a picturesque 12 km cruise to the mouth of the river. Button DONNELLEY DRIVE Easy | 21km This pleasant gravel road drive links Donnelly River Village with the main road between Nannup and Manjimup, from which you can access the Four Aces, One Tree Bridge and Glenoran Pool. Button DONNELLEY RIVER VILLAGE BIKE TRACKS Various There are several cycling options in the beautiful forest around Donnelly River Village. Button DONNELLEY RIVER VILLAGE HEEITAGE TRAIL 1 hour | Easy | 3km Donnelly River Village is a heritage listed 1950s timber mill town nestled deep in the heart of the southwest Karri Forests. Now dedicated to providing holiday accommodation... Button DONNELLEY RIVER VILLAGE WALK TRACKS Various | Easy | Various All of the tracks around The Village are well maintained and go through a variety of forests types. You'll walk through a lot of Karri forest... Button DONNELLY RIVER TO THE OCEAN Various The Donnelly is an important part of the river system in the South West of Western Australia. It is a picturesque and tranquil waterway that is used for fishing, canoeing and boating. Button GOLD GULLY LOOP & DRIVE Various | 28km This beautiful short driving tour starts in Nannup and loops just to the south of town on very quiet, narrow and good quality roads. You'll likely encounter little or no traffic. Button KARRI GULLY 20 min | Easy | - The Karri Gully picnic spot is located in a grove of Karri trees a couple of hundred metres from the Bibbulmun Track. It is in a large area of native bush called the Dalgarup Reserve. Button KONDIL PARK - SHEOAK TRAIL 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 2.5km loop The Sheoak walk is located in the Kondil Park Recreation Area was once milled for timber, most notably from the Casuarina tree, also known as the sheoak. Much of the bushland has recovered,... Button KONDIL PARK - WILDFLOWER WANDER 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 3.3km This walk is one of three in the Park and is a relaxed distance that should take around one hour. It has an even surface and winds through natural bushland of jarrah, marri, sheoak and balga. Button KONDIL PARK - WOODY PEAR WALK Less than 1 hour | Moderate | 0.7km loop The Woody Pear Walk is a short easy trail in forest that was once milled for timber, most notably from the Casuarina tree. Much of the bushland has recovered, revealing a great diversity of natural... Button MUNDA BIDDI TRAIL Choose your trail Stretching over 1060km from Mundaring to Albany, in South-West Western Australia, the Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road cycling trail like no other. Every day on the Trail is different... Button NANNUP HERITAGE TRAIL Various Take time to wander the streets, learn about the history and reflect on early settlement of the area.... Button NANNUP RIVERSIDE WALK Easy | 2.5km This 2.5km walk follows the Blackwood River foreshore from behind the Nannup Visitor Centre before looping back through the township of Nannup to arrive back at the Visitor Centre. Button NANNUP SCULPTURE TRAIL Various Nannup has several outdoor sculptures and art work scattered across town. Follow this trail to view these interesting and beautiful sculptures, and see most of town along the way. Button NANNUP TO SUE'S BRIDGE Various Nannup can be used as a great starting point for paddling down the Blackwood River. This part of the river winds through beautiful Karri and Jarrah forest and some agricultural land to Sue's Bridge. Button NANNUP, GREENBUSHES & BALINGUP LOOP Various | 107km This is the cycling version of the Golden Triangle driving tour. It's a fun and varied route, but you will encounter cars so is best for experienced road cyclists. It can be ridden in either direction Button NANNUP, KIRUP & BALINGUP LOOP 3 - 5 hours | Moderate | 92 or 110km This route is probably best ridden clockwise (the elevation graph below is for clockwise travel). The route has two busy sections - one along the Vasse Highway and the other along the SW hwy Button OLD TIMBERLINE AND SIDINGS RAIL TRAILS Multiple days | Difficult | 37km loop The Old Timberline and Sidings Rail Trails combine to form the 37 km Timberline Loop. You can choose a half day mountain bike ride or 2 day hiking trip, camping out along the way, following the path... Button ONE TREE BRIDGE Various It's a fine place from which to cycle or hike these trails, explore the nearby Four Aces (a 2km return walk away) or visit Glenoran Pool 200 metres away for a swim and picnic. One Tree Bridge is also... Button SEVEN TRAINING ROUTE 2.5 - 4 hours | Moderate | 50km The annual SEVEN race is a 125 km mountain biking route featuring ten categorised climbs, with over 3000 metres of elevation gain. Button TANK 7 MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK - | Moderate | Various The Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park trail network suits beginner to expert riders. These world-class trails are some of the best in Western Australia. Button THE SOUTH WEST EDGE DAYS 5 & 6 Multiple days | Easy | 3000km loop The South West Edge is an epic road trip around the South Western edge of Western Australia. It meanders through wine regions, towering forests and along marine-life rich coast before looping... Button TIMBERLINE LOOP Full Day | Moderate | 36km Mountain biking ride or pleasant 2-day hiking trip. The loop, as shown on the map, when travelled in an anti-clockwise direction, follows the Munda Biddi Track... Button WARREN BLACKWOOD STOCK ROUTE Multiple days The Warren Blackwood Stock Route (WBSR) is a 360km bridle trail based on the historic stock droving routes of the original farming families of the South West.... CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE APP GUIDE TO NANNUP & SURROUNDS APP Up
- WA Trafic Code | TOTAL TRAILS
WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ROAD TRAFFIC CODE 2000 Horse riding on roads in Western Australia is regulated by the Road Traffic Code 2000. Based on the Road Traffic Code 2000, the Office for Road Safety developed an information sheet providing a simplified interpretation of the law relating to the riding and leading of horses on public roads and paths in Western Australia; Western Australian Road Rules relating to horses and riders (August 2010). Under traffic laws horses ridden or driven (in harness) on roads, nature strips, paths and footpaths are treated the same as vehicles, with the same rights and responsibilities as other vehicles including motor vehicles, bicycles and power assisted pedal cycles. Key rules are summarised below: Riders are required to obey all the road rules that apply to drivers of motor vehicles. Riding a horse on or alongside any road (other than freeways) is permitted unless a road sign says otherwise. There are a few areas that ridden/driven horses can go that motor vehicles are not permitted. These include on paths and nature strips, unless otherwise signed. Horses can be ridden on the shoulder of a road, or to the left of any continuous edgeline, in the same direction of traffic. Riders on, or crossing, nature strips and paths must give way to pedestrians. Horses can be ridden across roads but must give way to all traffic on the road. Horses must not be ridden across a road on a ‘pedestrian crossing’ or ‘children’s crossing’ - the rider must dismount and walk the horse across. Horses must not be ridden alongside more than one other horse on a road (or shoulder). Riders must give hand signals when changing direction. Riding at night can be dangerous. Horses and riders are not required by law to have lights displayed and are therefore not easily seen. While riding on or next to roads at night should be avoided – riders who do should ensure a reflective vest is worn and horses have reflective bands attached (such as reflective leg bandages). It is not compulsory for riders of horses to wear helmets, although it is advisable to do so. A rider cannot lead more than one other horse. Horses must not be tethered to moving vehicles or led by a person in a motor vehicle. It is illegal to ride while under the influence of drugs or alcohol, or to ride without care or attention. A person leading a horse while walking is deemed to be a pedestrian and must obey all the rules applying to pedestrians. A person leading a horse should use the path or nature strip if provided. If a path or nature strip is not provided, or is provided but not in a useable condition, then the person must walk facing oncoming traffic. Tips for Riders: Avoid riding on roads or shoulders of roads if there are alternative places to ride, such a nature strip. Check behind before changing directions. Don’t ride on a road if the horse is unsettled. Ride on the nature strip as a first option. Riding on nature strips is safer than riding on shoulders which in turn is safer than riding on the road. However, if there is no option - ride as far left as possible. Be aware of traffic. Always wear a helmet when riding. Wear light coloured clothing during the day and at night a reflective vest with reflective bands on your horse. Tips for drivers: While riders of horses are required to obey the same traffic laws that apply to drivers of motor vehicles, horses can be unpredictable. They are permitted to ride on road, shoulders of road, paths and nature strips. If you know horses are likely to be in the area, or you see horses, reduce speed and give then a wide berth. Expect the unexpected. Do not sound your horn when you are close to horses as it may startle them and cause them to move erratically.
- Tank 7 | TOTAL TRAILS
Out of gallery TANK 7 MOUNTAIN BIKE PARK This bike park is now open! On the Experience Nannup App map, you can tap map markers for information. Tap an arrow marker, for example, for information about a trail segment. The Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park trail network suits beginner to expert riders. These world-class trails are some of the best in Western Australia. The trails range from cross country Olympics (XCO) and flow, to All Mountain and technical gravity trails. There's even an extreme (Double Black) trail with gap jumps up to 12 metres wide for very experienced riders. You're gonna have fun! Warning. Trails are built to the Western Australian Mountain Biking Guidelines. They are harder than many other places in WA. Don't assume that because you can ride a black trail elsewhere that you'll be able to ride one here. Read the trail type guidelines on what to expect. Do a sight ride first to scope out trails. The major trail heads are shows on the map as "P"symbols: * Brockman Trailhead . The main trail head. This is the most right-hand of the 3 parking symbols on the map. It is located next to the emu sculpture. * Tank 7. At the Tank 7 lookout . This is the lower left parking symbol on the map. * Galena Trailhead . This is the upper left parking symbol on the map. There are several climbing trails you can use to access the trail network. On the map tap the parking symbols (the "P"s) to read about the climbing tracks from each parking area. The trails flow across and down the big hills to the south of Brockman Highway. On the map the highest elevation point is the bottom right of the network (SE corner). The lowest point is the top left of the map (NW corner). A high ridge extends from the SE to the SW edge of the area. If you're riding north (towards the top of the screen) or west (to the left) you're usually going downhill. Note: - There are trails under construction not marked on the map. These are signed and are closed to the public. Please do not ride these trails. Riding closed trail can be dangerous and can ruin the hard work of trail builders. Public car shuttling of riders up the hill is not allowed except for the road on the map with the brown car symbol. Elsewhere there are gates restricting access. This is to provide safety to riders, runners and walkers using the site. Commercial shuttles will offer shuttle access in the future. If you find part of a trail too hard to ride, please do not construct trail to bypass the difficulty, Instead keep practising and come back when you're ready! No motorbikes allowed. They rip up the trails. \ Some mobile phone providers such as Telstra have full coverage in the Tank 7 Mountain Bike Park trail network. Some don't. BYO water. None is available in the bike park. There are no toilets, camping, shops, barbecue facilities, accommodation or medical facilities in the bike park. You'll find all of these in Nannup Use this App to find places. CLICK TO DOWNLOAD THE APP
EQUESTRIAN Immerse yourself in the Australian bush and experience the Southern Forests and Valleys region on horseback. Follow the old stock routes used by drovers of yesteryear by riding the 360km Warren Blackwood Stock Route bridle trail which rail meanders through some of the most picturesque countryside in the region. The Stock Route can be completed in small sections or as a whole trail. With 8 equine friendly campsites dotted along the route, the trail provides an opportunity for trail enthusiasts to experience living history by following in the footsteps of the pioneer farming families that opened up the coastal South West. There are a number of shorter trails throughout the region as well as one off trails organised by local equestrian groups or the WA Horse Trekkers Club. OUR EQUESTRIAN TRAILS Button BRIDGE TRAIL (SKELETON BRIDGE) 1.5 hours | Easy | 5km return This multi-use (horse/cycle/walk) trail starts behind the old railway station near the beginning of the trail to the ‘Boyup Brook Billabong’ and shares the path with the Bicentennial Walk Trail along... Button SHANNON HORSE CAMP - COWBELLS LOOP 17km | Moderate In spring, the wildflowers along this trail are spectacular. Tree hovea, tassle flowers and pimelia stand out among the karri wattle which lines the top section of the trail Button SHANNON HORSE CAMP - SADDLEBAGS TRAILS 20km | Moderate This trail follows the same route as the Cowbells Loop before continuing along Jeffrey Road. You will ride through a variety of vegetation types including karri forest... Button SHANNON HORSE CAMP - SHOWPONY CIRCUIT 7km | Moderate This short trail will give you a taste of what the other trails have to offer. Head out and enjoy the ride through the karri and jarrah forest. Button WARREN BLACKWOOD STOCK ROUTE Multiple days The Warren Blackwood Stock Route (WBSR) is a 360km bridle trail based on the historic stock droving routes of the original farming families of the South West.... For more on our region head to Up
- Pemberton Forest Park | TOTAL TRAILS
Out of gallery PEMBERTON FOREST PARK PEMBERTON SWIMMING POOL - 4.5KM The Pemberton Pool is a special picnic spot along the Lefroy Brook. The water of the brook naturally pools here and improvements and facilities have been added. Now there are areas sections for children to play in and adults to jump of a pontoon. There are picnic tables under tall Karri trees. During summer this is a popular spot for locals and visitors. The Pemberton Swimming Pool is only 1.2 km for the township of Pemberton. It is also the start for several bush walks through Pemberton Forest Park. Explore the Hatchery Trail, Trevor's trail, Karri Heights, Whistler Walk and Lefroy trails. The Pemberton Pool is also strategically located amongst mountain bike trails which also meander through the wonderful Pemberton Forest Park. Enjoy a dip in the cool water after some hard peddling along the Relentless Blue or Skills circuit. RAINBOW TRAIL - 7KM The Rainbow Trails is a 7 km track connecting the Big Brook Dam to the township of Pemberton along disused railway lines. This is a picturesque traill passing through Karri forest as well as farming land. The trail starts near the Pemberton Hatchery where you can park the car. The Lefroy Brook flows along part of the trail, which is used as the water supply for Pemberton. The trail leads to the Big Brook Dam, which is a tranquil spot for birdwatching, picnicing or swimming on a hot day. The Rainbow trail also forms part of the Bibbulmun Track from Pemberton to Beedelup. PEMBERTON FOREST WALKS The Pemberton Forest Park is a magnificent small reserve of mature Karri forest which forms a striking backdrop to the town of Pemberton. Explore the Karri trees many 300 years(or more) within this reserve. Karri is a very competitive tree, and it is a case of survival of the fittest from the time the seeds germinate. For example, in an area the size of a football oval, 125,000 Karri seeds can germinate. Twenty years later, only about 1000 of these have survived and after 400 years, only 20 mature trees may remain. The struggle for water, sunlight, growing space and food from the soil is intense. The Lefroy Brook meanders through the Park and in winter one can listen to the flow of the stream. There is and abundance of bird life in this forest such as the Spotted Paralote. Bring your binoculars and see what you can find. HATCHERY TRAIL This walk leaves from the far side of the Pemberton Swimming Pool and follows close to the Lefroy Brook which feeds the swimming pool, before passing close to several huge Karri trees, and arriving finally at the Pemberton Hatchery. This trail is also called the Switchback trails and is used my mountain biker to access the incredible tracks in Forest Park. KARRI HEIGHTS Along this trail you can see giant Karri trees on one side and look across farming paddocks on the other. Between June and August the fungi is in full bloom. See how many types you can spot along the way. Karri Heights will also bring you to the trout hatchery from where you follow the Hatchery Trail back to the pool. TREVOR'S TRAIL This walk starts on the fare side of the pool at a huge old Karri stump. This was once a 300 - 400 year old tree that hung threateningly over the swimming pool and had become a danger to swimmers. To remove the tree required exceptional felling skills and considerable courage. Trevor Cederman felled the tree so as to miss the pool and avoid considerable damage. Tragically, Trevor was killed by a falling tree while working in the bush in 1995. This trail is dedicated to him. A plaque on site tells you more about Trevor and the felling of this tree. WHISTLER WALK From Pump Hill Road follow the markers up the hill through thick Karri forest. Head downhill towards Lefroy Brook and stop at the bird hide. Here you will find information about the birds of the Karri Forest. Sit for a while and enjoy the splendid views of Pemberton. LEFROY TRAIL This trail starts from the same point as the Whistler Walk, but veers downhill towards Lefroy Brook. After a steep climb, you will come to the birdhide. From there, continue to follow the boundary of Forest Park back to Pump Hill Road.
PEMBERTON Majestic forests, award winning wineries and delicious farm gate produce make Pemberton a must-visit destination. This idyllic town has everything you could want; mountain biking, hiking spots, canoeing, fishing hideouts, 4WD tours and plenty of fresh air. No matter what time of year you visit, there’s something here for you. Pemberton’s timber heritage is evident through the quaint streetscapes that remain intact from the town’s settlement days and the myriad timber artisan products for sale throughout the shops. Take a historic tram ride or explore the Pemberton Pool, both give you the best insights into the quirks and comforts of Pemberton. Enjoy some of the 80 varieties of fruit and vegetables, truffles, fresh milk, marron and local products from the Southern Forest Food Region. For the connoisseur, the Pemberton and Southern Forests Wine Region is recognised worldwide for the popular Sauvignon Blanc, Chardonnay, Riesling and Pinot Noir wines. Whatever it is you’re after, it’s not hard to find in Pemberton. PEMBERTON TRAILS Button 100 YEAR FOREST 25 mins | 1km | Easy Cleared in the 1860s for a wheat crop, this forest was left for nature to reclaim after a bush fire in 1870s. Button BEEDALUP FALLS LOOP 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 4.5km loop Pack your bird field guide and head for these falls in Beedelup National Park. The 4.5 km moderately hard Beedelup Loop Walk meanders through karri forest via Karri Valley Resort and... Button BIG BROOK DAM 1 - 3 hours | Easy | 4.2km loop The sealed 4km Big Brook Dam Walk Track follows the shores of the dam allowing stroller and wheelchair access, and is is also deal for cycling. Button BIG BROOK DAM - CANOEING Various Big Brook Dam is one of the attractions on the Karri Forest Explorer Drive that has something for everyone, especially families. Button BLACK POINT Various | 4wd One of the most spectacular sites at D’Entrecasteaux is Black Point, a massive outcrop of hexagonal basalt columns formed 135 million years ago by volcanic lava flow. Button CAREY BROOK Various At the nearby Donnelly River boat ramp you can launch your boat or canoe for a trip to the river mouth. It is a picturesque 12 km cruise to the mouth of the river. Button CYCLE & WINE TOUR Various Taste the regions wines (and beers) while ridding through Pemberton's picturesque scenery. *Note Jarrah Jacks is closed. Button DAVE EVANS BICENTENNIAL TREE Various Test your nerve and climb 65m up this enormous karri tree and into the forest canopy.The Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree is the tallest of two fire lookout trees that are open to the public... Button DONNELLY RIVER TO THE OCEAN Various The Donnelly is an important part of the river system in the South West of Western Australia. It is a picturesque and tranquil waterway that is used for fishing, canoeing and boating. Button GLOUCESTER ROUTE 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 10km loop This ten kilometre moderate trail loops through towering karri forest; over hills; down gullies and across hidden creeks and waterfalls. A rewarding and beautiful trail commencing in... Button GLOUCESTER TREE TO CASCADES WALK Half Day | Moderate | 12km This 12 kilometre return walk starts from the world's tallest climbable tree - the Gloucester Tree and finishes at the Cascades, a series of babbling rapids along Lefroy Brook. It uses the Bibbulmun Track. Button GLOUCESTER TREE WALK 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 6km loop This six kilometre return walk takes you from Pemberton town site to the Gloucester Tree or visa versa. The Gloucester tree is the world's tallest climbable tree - and the view from the top is amazing! Button HEARTBREAK DRIVE TRAIL 1 - 3 hours | Easy | 12km loop This 12 km drive trail winds through the magnificent karri forest and along the Warren River. It offers access to camping and canoe launching sites as well as the Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree and... Button KARRI FOREST EXPLORER Various The Karri Forest Explorer Drive was developed and funded by the department with support from the Pemberton tourism industry. It winds through some of the south-west’s most magnificent karri forest. Button KARRI VIEWS, GLOUCESTER 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 0.8km loop This path leads you to the edge of the valley. It offers views across the bubbling Eastbrook below. It offers views across the Gloucester National Park. Button LAKE JASPER Various | 4wd Lake Jasper is the largest fresh water lake in South Western Australia, and together with Lake Wilson and Lake Smith forms part of an important wetland system. Button LAKE YEAGARUP 2wd | 30mins from Pemberton Yeagarup Lake is the gateway to the pristine Yeagarup Dunes. Visitors can use the day use area located here, offering sheltered picnic tables and information, for picnicking and exploring... Button LEFROY BROOK WALK Less than 1 hour | Moderate | 1.2km loop Set amid the karri forest about eight kilometres south of Pemberton, these rocky rapids and surrounds provide a place for an outdoor lunch, a leisurely afternoon stroll, or a few peaceful hours... Button LORIKEET STROLL 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 0.2km This short 200 metre walk in the Warren National Park gives you a taste of walking in the karri forest. Keep your eyes and ears open for purple-crowned lorikeets darting around in the karri tree tops. Button MUNDA BIDDI TRAIL Choose your trail Stretching over 1060km from Mundaring to Albany, in South-West Western Australia, the Munda Biddi Trail is an off-road cycling trail like no other. Every day on the Trail is different... Button PEMBERTON FOREST PARK Various The Pemberton Forest Park is a magnificent small reserve of mature Karri forest which forms a striking backdrop to the town of Pemberton. Explore the Karri trees many 300 years (or more)... Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - ANKLE BITERS >5 Minutes | Easy | 410m A short loop perfect for beginner riders. A very gentle uphill is followed by a subtle descent, with a few small whoops and corners. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - BACK TRAIL >5 Minutes | Easy | 205m Back track links the western side of the park with the eastern side up and across Swimming Pool Road. The track connects to the bridge across Swimming Pool Brook Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - BLACK & BLUE >5 Minutes | Moderate | 139m A short cross-country style trail that links from the end of Relentless Blue DH to the pool. It splits into two options: Blue, a short and quick descent; and Black, a longer, more challenging trail that... Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - BLOODY MARY >10 Minutes | Difficult | 860m A challenging machine-built flow descent for advanced mountain bike riders. Plenty of berms, jumps and wooden features make it a rollercoaster from top to bottom. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - COOL RUNNING UPHILL >5 Minutes | Moderate | 652m A steep climb trail from the trout hatchery to the trail head at the top of the main hill. Tight, technical switchbacks briefly give way to a more mellow climb, before finishing on a steep pitch straight... Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - DIRT JUMPS >5 Minutes | Difficult | 200m Technical, sky-sending jumps with steep constructed lips that progress quickly in size and difficulty. Suitable for advanced riders only. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - DOWN DALE >5 Minutes | Easy | 332m A short but sweet machine-built descent with a few rollers and pumps, connecting the trails on the two sides of Pumphill Road. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - DROP BEAR >10 Minutes | Moderate | 996m A technical descent with tight corners and natural berms that create a flowy, non-stop ride to the bottom. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - EASY PEASY >5 Minutes | Easy| 427m A gentle trail suitable for beginner riders. Its lack of features is compensated by picturesque Karri forest and dense undergrowth, making it good for both climbing and descending. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - FINGERTIPS >2 Minutes | Difficult | 104m A quick link track from Woodcutters to Bloody Mary. A technical trail with a steep roll in that hugs the contour line. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - JUST BECAUSE >2 Minutes | Moderate | 215m A short, steep and technical climb trail that just as quickly descends and merges with Link Trail. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - LINK TRACK >5 Minutes | Easy | 407m The main climbing trail to access the trails on the main hill. It is wide and easy but has some steep gradients at the start where it merges with the Bibbulmun Track. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - LONGSHANKS >5 Minutes | Easy | 1km A long, technical descent with corners, small natural berms and rollers. There are some steeper sections to challenge developing riders. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - MARK UP >2 Minutes | Easy | 308m A short, punchy ascent that links the trails on the two sides of Pumphill Road and provides a return from Down Dale. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - NATIONALS >2 Minutes | Difficult | 269m A challenging, technical XC trail. It is rocky and rolling with offcamber trail and pinch climbs, suited to intermediate to experienced riders. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - NEARLY GNARLY >11 Minutes | Moderate | 1.8km A cross-country delight, the trail winds through dense forest understory that creates a natural tunnel. Experience gentle climbs and descents featuring rollers, natural obstacles... Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - OLD TROUT HATCHERY >1 Minutes | Easy | 115m Primarily a link across the creek, passing by the Old Trout Hatchery with a steep entry and exit. Offers a scenic loop opportunity for beginner riders. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - PINCH TRACK >10 Minutes | Easy | 911m After some technical rocky pinches near the start, the trail eases into a gentle climb that meanders through the forest on the back of the main hill. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - PIRATE TRAIL >10 Minutes | Moderate | 1.1km A rough and technical cross-country track with fast descents and pinch climbs. Expect rocks, roots, log drops and off-camber corners. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - PUMPHILL UPHILL >10 Minutes | Easy | 1.3km This is the main climb trail to access the trails at the top of ‘Pump Hill’. It is often regarded as the best and easiest climb trail in the Pemberton Mountain Bike Park. It is uphill only for bikers... Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - RAILWAY RUN >5 Minutes | Easy | 803m A mild-mannered XC loop with roots and rollers located in the flat zone. Great for a warm up or to ride along Swimming Pool Road. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - RELENTLESS BLUE DH >10 Minutes | Moderate | 786m A fast, technical descent with a pallet drop, the infamous wall rides and a wooden roller. A mid-trail pinch climb traverses the hill before a final steeper descent. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - RELENTLESS BLUE LOOP >5 Minutes | Moderate | 788m A short, punchy descent with a few natural drops, followed by a mellow ascent back to the trailhead. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - SKILLS LOOP >10 Minutes | Easy| 1.3km A great introduction to off-road cycling with a range of natural and constructed features in the flat zone of the park. Expect roots, small rollers and flat, wide corners. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - THE ROUNDABOUT >2 Minutes | Moderate | 166m The Roundabout is a short one way access trail which provides access to Pirate Trail and Relentless Blue Loop. It merges into Relentless Blue Loop exit, taking you back to the main trail head. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - VANILLA SLICE >5 Minutes | Difficult | 168m A steep and technical descent suited to experienced riders. Expect steep, loose chutes with natural tech features coupled with sharp, off-camber corners and a climbing traverse midway. Button PEMBERTON MTB PARK - WAHOO > 5 mins | Moderate | 778m A fast technical descent with tight corners, off-camber sections, a rock garden and grade reversals that keep riders on their toes. Button PEMBERTON TO BIG BROOK DAM & RETURN Half hour | Moderate | 7.9km A great ride out alongside the Lefroy Brook on the old tourist drive - Rainbow Trail. The trail goes out to Big Brook Dam and utilises old fire roads, tracks and the Big Brook Dam trail. Button SOUTHERN FORESTS WINE TRAIL Multiple day | Easy | 130km total Take the road less travelled and discover the Manjimup and Pemberton Wine Regions - a hidden jewel in the Southern Forests of Australia’s South West. Awaiting you on the Southern Forests... Button THE BIBBULMUN TRACK Choose your trail The Bibbulmun Track is one of the world’s great long distance walk trails, stretching 1000km from Kalamunda in the Perth Hills, to Albany on the south coast... Button THE DUKES WALK Less than 1 hour | Easy | 0.4km loop Follow the blue markers and catch your first close-up glimpse of the karri forest from this short loop trail. Only three kilometres from Pemberton, this trail starts from the famous Gloucester Tree. Button THE SOUTH WEST EDGE DAYS 5 & 6 Multiple days | Easy | 3000km loop The South West Edge is an epic road trip around the South Western edge of Western Australia. It meanders through wine regions, towering forests and along marine-life rich coast before looping... Button WARREN LOOKOUT Less than 1 hour To take in the best of the karri forest and the Warren River Valley, follow the trail to the spectacular Warren Lookout, a great photo vantage point. The view from the lookout to the Warren River... Button WARREN RIVER LOOP Half Day | Difficult | 10.5km loop The Warren River Loop Walk is located in the Warren NP near Pemberton. This 10.5km moderately difficult walk follows the Warren River and passes through some of the regions most magnificent. Button WARREN RIVER LOOP Various | Easy | 10.5km approx Generally the Warren River Loop is a flat water paddle - there may be intermittent logs for the first few kilometres, depending on the water level Button YEAGARUP DUNES TO WARREN BEACH 1 - 3 hours | Difficult | 6km This track is in the D'Entrecasteaux National Park and starts at Leaning Marri campsite near Yeagarup Lake . The Lake is the 'Gateway' to the vast mobile sand dunes which stretch along... Button YEAGARUP SAND DUNES WALK 1 - 3 hours | Moderate | 3km Combine a scenic drive with some on-foot exploring by heading south to this walk which takes you into D'Entrecastraux National Park. To get there drive south along Ritter Road to... PEMBERTON VISITOR CENTRE Phone: (08) 9776 1133 Website: pembertonvisitor.com.au Brockman St, Pemberton WA 6260 Monday 9am – 4pm Tuesday 9am – 4pm Wednesday 9am – 4pm Thursday 9am – 4pm Friday 9am – 4pm Saturday 9am – 4pm Sunday 9am – 1pm Up