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Heathlands Walk Trail, Yalgorup NP

  • 1-3 hours
  • 5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

The Heathlands Walk Trail is a 5 kilometre loop trail in the Yalgorup National Park. The trail contains a gentle climb over a limestone ridge to a lookout with views of Lake Preston and then through a tunnel of trees right to the water's edge. 

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Heathland Walk Trail Car Park, Preston Beach Rd, just off the Forrest Hwy

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The Heathlands Walk Trail starts at a small carpark along Preston Beach Road, just off the Forrest Highway and follows a wide track that is used for maintenance vehicles. It is signed to be walked in a clockwise direction.

The first part of the trail is fairly flat, but before long it starts climbing gently over the limestone ridge. There is a short rock side trail to a lookout, with views out over Lake Preston and the ocean beyond.

The trail continues towards the lake. At the western most point there is another side track that takes you through a tunnel of trees to the water's edge.

Returning from Lake Preston the trail meanders up and down along the ridge and at times you can see over the surrounding countryside.

During the springtime this walk's provides walkers with a wide array of wildflowers. 


Mandurah Parks and Wildlife Office

(08) 9303 7750

Waroona Visitor Centre

(08) 9733 1506

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Time / Duration

1.5 hours


5km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Heathland Walk Trail Car Park, Preston Beach Rd, just off the Forrest Hwy

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Trail End

Heathland Walk Trail Car Park

Bush Walk

Grade 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

Hazards & Warnings

Snakes have been sighted in this area, remain on the trail


  • Car Park
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

April to October

Trail Access

1 hour drive from Perth, 30 minute drive from Mandurah

Prohibited Items

No fires 

No swimming, canoeing, boating or fishing in the lakes

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