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About Banksia Trail, Foxes Lair, Narrogin
This is a fairly easy walk through a range of of plant communities, with wildflowers visible from June to late November. Gravelly and sandy areas have a wealth of wildflowers, particularly Proteaceae species such as dryandras, hakeas, grevilleas, and dryandras. Kwongan gravelly scrub is a good spot for small birds. Grey kangaroos may be seen in the early morning. The trail passes by foundations of one-room cottages, which were built in the 1920's for workers constructing the adjoining Bottle Creek Dam.
Please note parts of the trail are shared with cyclists.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
40 to 50 minutes
No bushwalking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km. Suitable for families with young children.
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Parts of the trail are uneven in ironstone gravel sections. Marri 'honkey' nuts may present a slipping risk in sections.
The picnic area and Banksia trail are also a part of a tourist cycle trail network which links the three picnic areas in Foxes Lair Reserve.
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
- Picnic Area
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
Best time of year
August to November is the best time for wildflowers.
Narrogin is 200 kilometres south of Perth. Enter Foxes Lair from Williams Road (opposite the caravan park) and stop at the first (Marri) picnic area.
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Pea flowers in September
Banksia nobilis king dryandra August-September
Jacksonia epiphyllum Late October
Tassel grevillea September
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