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Heritage Walk, Roley Pools, Roleystone

  • 1-3 hours
  • 3.2 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

Journey along Djarlgarro (Canning River). Follow traditional paths of the Whadjuk Noongar people who used the rivers to move between seasonal food sources. View the Cascades where the river runs over beautiful rock formations.

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Heritage Drive, Roleystone

The Cascades are located near the Thompson Road section of the walk trail.

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Roley Pools has been used as a local swimming hole for many years and is part of Roleystone folklore. The walk along the rivers edge encompasses a variety of terrain such as giant Granite outcrops and Dolerite dykes. 

A wide and diverse range of wildlife can be found in and around this section of the river, with many native ducks, kingfishers, Quenda, kangaroos, wallabies, several species of fish, snakes, lizards and Australia's only native water rat, "Rakali" residing there.

The Heritage Walk Trail can be accessed from the Cascade Car Park on Thompson Road or from Heritage Drive, Roleystone.

Information regarding this delightful walk trail can be accessed here or pick up a brochure from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre.

Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre

(08) 9394 5410

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Time / Duration

60 - 90minutes


3.2km return

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Heritage Drive, Roleystone

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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.

Difficulty Notes

Uneven natural terrain. Stair access to river features.

Hazards & Warnings

Snakes can be active in this area during the warmer months (August through to April)


Parking for the Heritage Trail access is available at the Cascades Car Park on Thompson Road or on Heritage Drive.
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Water Access Points
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

Year around

Trail Access

2WD access by road. Thompson Road or Heritage Drive in Roleystone.

Prohibited Items

No fires or motorbikes allowed within reserve
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