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Greenough/Walkaway Heritage Trail

  • Half day
  • 57 km

The Greenough/Walkaway Heritage Trail is a 57km drive through some of the richest rural land in Western Australia. It explores the settlement of the area and the buildings of a once considerable community that was severely reduced after the floods of 1888.

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Trail Start

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The trail begins at the Greenough Museum and Gardens

Trail End

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The trail ends at Ellendale Pool

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The trail begins at the Greenough Museum on Phillips Road off Brand Highway 405km north of Perth and 19km south of Geraldton, and ends at Ellendale Pool. It provides a pleasant outing with facilities for picnicking. As there is much to see in the Central Greenough Historic Settlement and surrounds, the museums and other sites, many trail users may wish to spend longer in this historic area. Following the trail route map, look for signs bearing the Heritage Trails Network symbol.

Some of the sites along the trail are private homes and not open to the public. Please ensure you pick up a map and brochure at Central Greenough before setting out.

Central Greenough Cafe and Visitor Centre

(08) 9926 1084

Geraldton Visitor Centre

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

Time / Duration

Time varies depending on how long you spend at each historic location

Length

57km

What To Pack

Group D (Drive trails) required.

Trail Start

The trail begins at the Greenough Museum and Gardens

Get directions

Trail End

The trail ends at Ellendale Pool

Get directions

Hazards & Warnings

Some of the sites along the trail are private homes and not open to the public. Please ensure you pick up a map and brochure at Central Greenough before setting out.

Facilities

Toilets, a café and Visitor Centre are available at the start of the trail. There are toilets, picnic facilities and camping at the end of the trail.
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Cafe
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Visitor Information Centre

Best time of year

Any time

Fees

No fees apply

Trail Access

Self drive from Perth or Geraldton

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