Escarpment Base Trail, Kennedy Range NP

Need to Know

  • Time

    3 hours return
  • Distance

    5.8km return
  • Trail Start

    Sunrise carpark, Kennedy Ranges, 150km from Carnarvon which is 900km (9.5hours) north of Perth
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Grade 3 - Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

  • What to Pack?

    Each person needs to carry and drink 3 to 4 litres of water per day of walking; There is no drinking water in the park. Walk in groups of at least 3 people in case of emergency; one to stay with the injured person and one to seek help

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    May to November. Walking is not recommended from December to March when temperatures can exceed 40 degrees Celsius
  • 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. Carry 3 to 4 litres of drinking water per person
  • Prohibited Items

    No pets permitted
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

    Road, 2WD gravel road, check road conditions with the Carnarvon Shire
  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Carnarvon Visitor Centre
    Telephone: (08) 9941 1146
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Twitter: @exploreparksWA

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