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Bald Head Trail NOW OPEN!

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Bald Head trail is located on the peninsula in Torndirrup National Park, just west of Albany. This very popular trail has now re-opened after extensive upgrades to the track. 

DBCA (Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions) has spent months working on the trail. Part of the work involved installing new boardwalks and steps and stabilising washed-out dunes to help prevent future erosion. 

The new steps and boardwalks will guide hikers across the challenging 12.5 kilometre trail, and whilst the track has been upgraded, the scenery remains as jaw-dropping as ever. Enjoy a stunning mix of ragged coastline, towering granite rocks, white beaches, turquoise beaches and uninterrupted views of the Southern Ocean.

Bald Head trail remains a long and challenging Grade 4 bushwalk that requires a high level of fitness, experience and preparation. The track is long, and parts are rough and the terrain is steep and difficult in sections. Please, do not attempt to return via the beaches due to unseen hazards. 

Make sure you bring sufficient water and food and come prepared for changing weather conditions - this is Albany after all! Also make sure you leave sufficient time to complete the walk in daylight - this is no place to be walking in the dark. 

Get a taste for what you can expect in this video. We reckon you're going to love it. 

Hikers on the trail. Image courtesy of DBCA
Enjoying the new boardwalks. Image courtesy of DBCA
Bald Head. Image courtesy of DBCA
Drone view of stunning ocean cliffs. Image courtesy of DBCA
Drone view of the cliffs and bays. Image courtesy of DBCA
Bald Head. Image courtesy of DBCA