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Cossack Wharf. Cossack is 1,566km NW of Perth. It is near the town of Wickham approximately 50km from Karratha
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About Cossack Heritage Walk Trail
Cossack is near the town of Wickham approximately 50km out of Karratha.
The trail has been divided into a walking trail and a driving trail. There is alot to explore for historians, naturalists, archaeologists, local residents and visitors.
There are unprotected wells, areas of broken galss and privately owned land, so it is recommended that people so not stray from clearly marked paths. Also careful consideration is to be given to attempting this walk in hot weather.
Be trail ready for Cossack Heritage Walk Trail
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
3 to 5km depending on route
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.
Hazards & WarningsPilabra is very hot in summer, there are no designated watering stations or shade.
FacilitiesMany facilities such as accommodation and café are seasonal (i.e. June- September).
- Interpretive Centre
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
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