Top Trail:    Railway Reserves Heritage Trail, Perth Hills


Railway Reserves Heritage Trail follows the route of the old Eastern Railway and is unique in providing a 41 kilometre loop entirely on railway formations. This extensive trail passes through quaint hills communities including Darlington, Parkerville and Mundaring, and covers a wide range of terrains with scenic views and numerous points of historical and natural significance.

John Forrest National Park

The trail passes through John Forrest National Park.

About the Trail

The trail starts at Sculpture Park in Mundaring, 30km NE of Perth, but can be accessed from mulitple points.

Spanning from Bellvue in the west to Wooroloo in the east, the trail is 41km long and suitable for walkers, cyclists and horses. The trail can be completed in shorter half day sections if preferred.

Passing through John Forrest NP, attractions along the trail include an old railway tunnel, Mundaring Sculpture Park, the Goldfields Pipeline, picnic facilities, numerous wineries, pubs and tea rooms, along with spectacular scenery and waterfalls. 

Most points along the trail are accessible by road and the track is signposted with distances, interpretive trailheads and traffic crossings. The Railway Reserves Heritage Trail brochure, available from Perth Hills Mundaring Visitor Centre, contains a map as well as distance and elevation charts making it easy to plan your journey.

Additional information is available on the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail website.

Need to Know


Visitor Centres