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Champion Lakes, Armadale Champion Lakes, Armadale

Urban Walk

Cycle, Gravel, Rail Trail, Touring, Road
 in Perth & Surrounds

  • 1-3 hours
  • 5 km

Enjoy a pleasant stroll or cycle on this 5 kilometre dual use sealed path that encircles the Champion Lakes Regatta Centre. If you’re lucky you’ll see teams rowing, canoeing or dragon boating on the lake which was purpose built for competitions.

The 55 hectare lake has a 2,000 metre international standard rowing course and warm up lake.
The purpose built facility is for rowing, canoeing and dragon boat racing competitions.
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Located off Lakes Road, Champion Lakes, this dual use path takes you around the Champion Lakes Regetta centre for a 5km loop. It is also suitable for prams and wheelchairs.

Learn about the region’s rich Noongar culture at the Aboriginal Interpretive Centre located at the eastern end of the car park on Henley Drive.

The area provides 11km of sealed pathways for walking and cycling, running and triathlon.

Toilets are located at the carpark on Henley Drive and the trail is suitable for use with prams or those with special needs.   

Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre

(08) 9394 5410

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

Time depends if you walk, run or cycle. Approximately one hour for walking circuit.


5 km loop

What To Pack

Group A - Urban Trails (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Car park on Henley Drive, Champion Lakes, 33km (40 minutes) south of Perth. 12 mins from Armadale

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Trail End


Sheltered area, Picnic area, BBQ and childrens playground facilities at Joe Saunders Park
Shaded are, picnic area, toilets and playground facilities at Champion Lakes Carpark, Henley Drive, Champion Lakes.


  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Interpretive Centre
  • All accessible parking
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • All accessible toilet facilities
  • Water Access Points
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

Year round

Trail Access

2WD. Bus

Prohibited Items

Dogs must be controlled on leash. Dogs are not allowed to enter the lake.

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2 trail goers have rated Champion Lakes, Armadale as 3.5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

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Reviewed 4 Jun 2022, 12:14pm

Comfortable easy walk, good for family - take water though.
Craig Ackerly

Reviewed 10 Dec 2016, 6:07am

I usually enjoy any trail that is near a water area and this is no exception.

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