1872 Heritage Railway Trail, Jarrahdale

Overview

The 1872 Heritage Railway Trail is a 9.8km return walk exploring the railway line between WA’s first ever timber mill, to it’s purpose built jetty in Rockingham. Playing a major role in WA’s development through timber exportation around the world, this trail is a scenic self guided walk, into our states history.

1872 Heritage Railway Trail

Views of the railway line below

Photo Credit: Liz Crowe @findusoutdoors


About the Trail

The 1872 Heritage Railway Trail is made up of two sections including a 9.8km return and a shorter 4km loop, commencing at Jubb Road.The trails feature old railway sleepers, historic trail markers, vistas and picnic spots amongst wandoo bushland. There are lovely views through the valley and along the Darling Scarp, as the trail follows the old line, traverses up a steep climb, then turning back to the start offering a more dense section along the Gingagup Brook.


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