Cossack Heritage Walk Trail


Cossack is a historic ghost town located 1,566km north of Perth. The fully restored remnants of this early settlement are some of the oldest buildings in northern Western Australia and are positioned on the waters of the Butcher Inlet. The trail guides visitor to key significant visitors spread over a distance of 5km.

About the Trail

Cossack is near the  town of Wickham approximately 50km out of Karratha.

The trail has been divided into a walking trail and a driving trail. There is alot to explore for historians, naturalists, archaeologists, local residents and visitors.

There are unprotected wells, areas of broken galss and privately owned land, so it is recommended that people so not stray from clearly marked paths. Also careful consideration is to be given to attempting this walk in hot weather.

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