Shannon National Park bridle trails

Need to Know

  • Time

    Time will depend on the distance covered.
  • Distance

    7 - 20kms
  • Trail Start (Loop)

    Shannon National Park which is about 350km south of Perth between the towns of Manjimup and Walpole along the South West Highway
  • Degree of Difficulty

    Moderate - Moderate level of fitness and experience required.

    These trails require a moderate level of skill and fitness. They follow forest tracks which have variable surfaces and moderate slopes.

  • What to Pack?

    There is no drinking water provided along these trails. The Shannon River flows intermittently and should not be relied on as a water source. Ensure that you take enough water for you and your horse. Hoof boots or shoes are recommended when using these trails.

    Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    April to October
  • Facilities

    You can camp with your horse at the recently built Shannon Horse Camp. A large, securely fenced area near the Shannon Oval provides plenty of room to stay with your horse. Horse yards, hitching rails and compost bays are located within the fenced area. Toilets and showers are a short walk away in the main Shannon Campground (no horses permitted).

    • Camping
    • Public Toilet
    • Shaded Area
    • Sheltered Area
  • Fees

    Camping and day entry fees - pay at the fee shelter at the Shannon Lodge.
  • Hazards & Warnings

    The summer months can be very hot and there is a risk of bushfires. Plan your visit for the cooler months of the year.The Shannon River flows intermittently. When it is flowing, check the water depth before attempting to cross it.
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets
  • Access to the Trail

    Road 2WD
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
    Telephone: (08) 9776 1207
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    Web: https://parks.dbca.wa.gov.au
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