23 November 2023
Get ready to lace up your hiking boots and grab your mountain bike because today, Trails WA revealed its brand-new WA Top Trails list. This trail-blazing list is brimming with the freshest outdoor adventures in Western Australia, with detailed maps and information available to make your next adventure a breeze.
This year's list boasts 150 Top Trails spanning several categories, including Hiking, Mountain Biking, Aboriginal Culture, and Wheelchair Accessible Trails. From the breathtaking views of the Kimberley, Southwest, and Esperance to the trails closer to Perth, this list has it all.
“Each category is meticulously curated and researched, ensuring that the list represents the best trail experiences available across Western Australia.” Suzanne Hillier, Chairperson for Trails WA, said, "Trails WA has narrowed down over 1,000 registered trails across the State, to highlight the trails that are worthy of a coveted spot on the Top Trails list”.
Each category boasts a selection of the most exciting and enchanting paths, offering a wide range of experiences for outdoor enthusiasts or those just starting out.
From the winding paths of Perth’s Hills to the breathtaking vistas of Bald Head or the jaw-dropping Bungle Bungles, the hiking category features some of the most scenic and possibly challenging trails in the State. The Mountain Biking category has many newcomers and is sure to get the adrenaline pumping, with thrilling rides that offer a rush of adventure.
For those interested in the rich cultural heritage of WA, the Aboriginal Culture category highlights trails that offer insights into the traditional customs and beliefs of the land's First Peoples. According to CEO of Western Australian Indigenous Tourism Operators Council (WAITOC), Robert Taylor, says “Trails that showcase Aboriginal culture provide a distinctive tourism experience. These trails offer a chance for both locals and visitors to learn and experience the rich history of Western Australia while providing Aboriginal tour operators an opportunity to share their stories.”
Lastly, the Wheelchair Accessible Trails category features paths that are accessible to all, ensuring that everyone can experience the beauty of Western Australia's trails.
Trails WA is thrilled to announce that today is also the launch of the People's Choice Trail Awards. Even if your favourite trail isn't initially listed, you can still vote for it and make your voice heard. You can cast your vote here.
Trails WA's latest Top Trails lists are a testament to the sheer beauty and diversity of Western Australia's landscapes. With detailed maps and information available, adventurers can plan their next journey with ease. So, what are you waiting for? Join the excitement and explore the world-class trails network of Western Australia by visiting the full list here.
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About Trails WA Inc.:
Trails WA is the marketing and advocacy association for trails in Western Australia. We aim to encourage Western Australians and visitors to get out onto trails and ‘find themselves in amazing places!’. We are a central source of information regarding all things trails including events, news and planning.
As a values-led, not-for-profit organisation we aim to enrich people’s trails experiences by making it simple for all trail users to find and experience all types of trails, safely and sustainably.
Trails WA is supported by grants from Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries and Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions.
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