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Jarrah Walk Trail, Crooked Brook Forest

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

An easy 1.5km bush walk through the Crooked Brook Forest.

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Crooked Brook Forest, carpark

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A short bush walk circuit along the Crooked Brook, past the billabong and through the magnificient jarrah forest. This trail is beautiful all year, with plenty of bird life including black cockatoos. It is superb is Spring when the wildflowers bloom. This trail is also dog friendly - please keep on a leash, as there are many kangaroos in the area.

Crooked Brook Forest is a beautiful recreation site situated just 25km from the centre of Bunbury, in the Shire of Dardanup and adjacent to the beautiful Ferguson Valley. This popular forest destination lies within State forest managed by the Department of Parks and Wildlife and has been developed by the local community into ‘a forest for all people’. It provides access for elderly and disabled visitors as well as challenges for the more energetic walker.

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

+61 8 9776 1207

Ferguson Valley Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

Less than 1 hour



What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Crooked Brook Forest, carpark

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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.


Wheelchair access is available along the first section to the billabong.
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled

Best time of year

Wildflower season, September to December


Trail Access

Drive, 2 hours from Perth CBD

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