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About Bridge Trail - Hoffman Mill, Harvey
Step back in time and take a walk through the former Mill town of Hoffman and the surrounding forest. Interpretive signs help to showcase some of the remnants of the workings of the town.
This pleasant walk winds across the bridges over the Harvey River and then slopes up to explore the jarrah forest and suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the surrounding area. You can camp here between the 1st November and the Easter holidays each year.
Observant walkers may catch glimpses of forest birds, such as the golden whistler and splendid fairy wren.
Be trail ready for Bridge Trail - Hoffman Mill, Harvey
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
2.4km loop trail
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
Hoffmans Mill, Clarke Rd, Hoffman, 148km (2 hrs 10 mins) south of Perth
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.
FacilitiesFirst part of trail is accessible for those in a wheelchair. Camping only permitted between 1st November and the end of Easter, each year. Water needs to be treated.
- Access with assistance for the Disabled
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
All year, but best to do early morning in the summer months
Self drive, some gravel road
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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The trail startThere are numerous plants left behind from the gardens of the old Hoffman Mill town site
The old railway formationPart of the trail follows the old railway formation and the remains of the wooden sleepers can still be seen
Trail markersThe trail is clearly marked and easy to follow
One of the bridges over the riverThe remains of the old bridge can be seen below the newer structure that is used to day
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