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Gnamma Trail,  The Humps, Hyden

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 1.2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 1

Nearby the Humps is the flat easy 1.2 kilometre Gnamma Trail. Ten interpretive panels help you understand this landscape using the words and illustrations of local Noongar elders and artists. It features two Gnamma (rock holes) and a lizard trap, all believed to have been used by Noongar people for centuries.

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Trail Start

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The Humps car park, 3km from Hyden, 334km (3.5 hours) east of Perth

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The Gnamma Trail takes you along an expansive flat slab of granite which is in stark contrast to the anything but flat Humps.

Information panels along the way show the visitor the local Aboriginal (Noongar) interpretation of the plants and animals that thrive in the area. The significance to the Noongar people cannot be underestimated as they had a realiable source of freshwater from the gnamma holes, vital in the blistering hot dry summers. hese deceptively  deep water holes in the rock have been used by local Aboriginal people for many generations

For nature lovers. this trail goes through remnant bush land, rich with springtime wildflowers and numerous birds. 

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Time / Duration

up to 1 hour

Length

1.2km loop

What To Pack

Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.

Trail Start

The Humps car park, 3km from Hyden, 334km (3.5 hours) east of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 1

No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.

Facilities

All facilities available in Hyden
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

August, September, October

Trail Access

Drive to Hyden, 334 km south east of Perth

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1 trail goers have rated Gnamma Trail,  The Humps, Hyden as 3 out of 5!

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Chelle Fisher

Reviewed 6 Jun 2022, 7:29pm

An interesting trail with plenty to see

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