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Access at the Soldiers Road bridge or Thompson Road carpark, Roleystone
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About Boardwalk Trail, Roley Pool Reserve
The Roley Pool Reserve lies on both sides of the Canning River and runs from the Soldiers Road bridge through to Heritage Drive. There are four trails within the reserve, varying in length from 160m to 3.2kms, or join several together for a more challenging 6km return walk.
The Boardwalk Trail, within the Roley Pools Reserve is a Grade 3, 2.6km return walk with some uneven terrain, slippery surfaces and rocky sections
Part of the Whadjuk Noongar land and managed by the City of Armadale, the reserve is a beautiful place to enjoy the sounds of nature, take your dog for a walk or learn and listen to the history of the Whadjuk Noongar people via there interactive QR codes and information boards, along the trails.
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Time / Duration
Up to 1 hour
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
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.
Hazards & WarningsPlease note there are no water or toilet facilities in the reserve.
FacilitiesWheelchair access to the boardwalk only.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- Bicycles Prohibited
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
- Picnic Area
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
June to November for water flow
Road or bus stops at the top of Soldier Road, on the Brookton Hwy.
Prohibited ItemsBikes are not permitted
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