Pioneers Pathway, Toodyay to Merredin

Need to Know

  • Time

    Recommend 1 - 5 day itineraries as set out in the Pioneers’ Pathway Brochure.
  • Distance

    The Pioneers' Pathway is 224km starting at Toodyay or 314km if starting from Perth. An alternative return route to Perth is along the Great Eastern Highway (260km) making the round trip 574km
  • Trail Start

    Toodyay in the Avon Valley 84km (1hr 15 mins) east of Perth
  • Trail End

    Merredin in the Central Wheatbelt 314km (3 hours) east of Perth via the Pioneers' Pathway
  • Degree of Difficulty

    Easy - Suits majority of fitness and experience levels.

  • What to Pack?

    Extra water and food

    Group D (Drive trails) required.  Show Pack

  • Best Time of the Year

    Any time of year but best August to November for wildflowers.
  • Facilities

    Caravan parks and/or accommodation in all towns along the Pioneers' Pathway.

    • BBQ Facilities
    • Cafe
    • Camping
    • Car Park
    • Child Activities
    • Dog Friendly
    • Lookouts
    • Parking for Disabled
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • Shaded Area
    • Sheltered Area
    • Shop
    • Toilet Facilities for Disabled
    • Visitor Information Centre
    • Water Access Points
  • Hazards & Warnings

    Summer months (December to February) can be hot. Burning (open fires) restrictions November to March. Beware of snakes in summer.
  • Prohibited Items

    Dogs on leads permitted at most reserves and caravan parks.
  • Downloads

  • Access to the Trail

  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    Central Wheatbelt Visitor Centre
    Telephone: (08) 9041 1666 or 1300 736 283
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)

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