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Balmoral Walk Trail, Jarrahdale Balmoral Walk Trail, Jarrahdale

Bush Walk

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 in Perth & Surrounds

  • Half day
  • 10.5 km
    • Bush Walk Class 3

      Moderate trail that may have short steep hills, rough surface, many steps or some rock hopping. Directional signage. Some bushwalking experience and moderate fitness required.

The Balmoral Walk Trail in Jarrahdale follows the historic tramway route between the Balmoral POW Camp and Mundlimup Timber Trails. The 10.5-kilometre, Class 3 trail provides walkers with a moderate challenge as they immerse themselves in local history and scenic views.

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Explore the Balmoral Trail on foot -

The trail takes in the Balmoral Prisoner of War (POW) Camp and winds through bushland and farmland. Keep an eye out for the remnants of a log loading ramp and the 'shield trees' along the trail. These 'shield trees' have carved numbers and were once used as a grid reference system by foresters in the 1920s.

As you journey along, you will encounter interpretive signage narrating the history of the area and the significance of the scattered ruins that remain. The walk trail is guided by triangular markers with a hiking boot symbol.

At one point, the trail crosses private property, where stiles have been provided to provide access to walkers. Walkers are encouraged to stay on the designated trail and minimise disturbance. 

The trail can be completed in either direction. Walkers also have the option of joining the trail from Jarrahdale townsite by following the Munda Biddi Trail.

Note: if you're planning to cycle the Balmoral Trail, please refer to the Balmoral Cycle Trail as the routes differ.

Visit Jarrahdale

A series of beautiful trails on Noongar Country, around the historic Jarrahdale township, where you can choose to walk, trot and pedal — all within an hour from the CBD. All you need to do is step outside.

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Jarrahdale Heritage Society

(08) 9525 5358

Jarrahdale General Store Tourist Information Centre

(08) 9525 5114

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Time / Duration

3-4 hours one way


10.5km one way

What To Pack

Group B - Hiking & Long Distance Trails (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

Balmoral POW Camp, Balmoral Road, East of Jarrahdale (70kms, 1 hour from Perth)

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Trail End

Mundlinup Carpark, Balmoral Road, Jarrahdale (65kms, 1 hour from Perth)

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Bush Walk

Class 3

Moderate trail that may have short steep hills, rough surface, many steps or some rock hopping. Directional signage. Some bushwalking experience and moderate fitness required.

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  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Public Toilet

Trail Access

Drive 2WD

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