Drapers Gorge Trail, Kennedy Range NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    Up to 1 hour
  • Distance

    1.6km return
  • Trail Start

    Draper Gorge carpark, south of the Kennedy Range campsite, 150km from Carnarvon which is 900km (9.5hours) north of Perth
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 4 - Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

    rock hopping

  • What to Pack?

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    May to November
  • Facilities

    Temple Gorge campground is a bush campsite. Camping fees apply. Toilets are provided but there is no water available. To assist visitors, Parks and Wildlife Campground Hosts are usually based at the campground from May to September. There is a ‘communal’ fireplace at the Temple Gorge campground. To protect wildlife habitat and the ecology of the national park, please collect wood before getting to the park. Collecting wood in the park is not permitted and personal campfires are strongly discouraged. Accommodation is available at Gascoyne Junction (Junction Pub and Tourist Park) and at the Mount Augustus Tourist Park

    • Camping
    • Car Park
    • Public Toilet
  • Fees

    No entry fee at this National Park
  • Hazards & Warnings

    The risks from exposure and dehydration are significant in this area. During the hotter months (at least December – March) these risks are extreme. Temperatures often exceed 40 degrees Celsius. Walk in groups of three or more – in an emergency one might ne
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets in National Parks
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Roads in the inland Gascoyne are mostly unsealed but usually suitable for two-wheel drive vehicles. Roads can be substantially damaged and/or closed after rainfall. Seek local shire information about road conditions.
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Carnarvon Visitor Centre
    Telephone: (08) 9941 1146
    Web: http://www.carnarvon.org.au/
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