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Glen Brook Trail, John Forrest NP

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

The easy Glen Brook Trail is a 2.2km loop in John Forrest National Park starting and finishing at the main picnic area and skirting around the Glen Brook Dam.  Perfect for a short stroll after your picnic and great for families.

The Glen Brook Trail, starts and finishes from the picnic area in John Forrest National Park.
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Picnic Area, John Forrest NP

Glen Brook Dam

Glen Brook Dam
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The Glen Brook Trail  is a 2.2km loop in John Forrest National Park starting and finishing at the main picnic area and skirting around the Glen Brook Dam. It features scenic views over the dam and a multitude of wildflowers during spring.

John Forrest National Park is one of Australia's oldest conservation areas and Western Australia's first national park proclaimed in November 1900.

The visitor area contains barbecue and picnic facilities and cultivated gardens of native plants. The rest of the park is largely undeveloped and is home to a variety of plant communities and wildlife.

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service

+61 8 9776 1207

Perth Hills Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

Up to an hour


2.2km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Picnic Area, John Forrest NP

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 2

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.


There is a tavern in the Park.
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car Park
  • Lookouts
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • View Platform

Best time of year

August to October for wildflowers but beautiful all year round.


National Park Pass is required

Trail Access


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