Black Diamond Lodge
Collie’s funkiest affordable accommodation
The Karak Trail starts at the western boundary of the Collie Cemetery
Allanson town site
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The 3.6 km Karak Trail starts at the western end of the Collie Cemetery, but can also be accessed via the 1.8 km Hebe Cemetery Walk from the Collie Visitor Centre.
It winds its way through stands of jarrah, sheoak and paperbark and from September to November is ablaze with wildflowers, including spectacular displays of spider and cowslip orchids.
The entire path is bitumen and ideal for prams, wheel chairs and families with young children on bikes. There are several bench seats provided along the length of the path to sit and rest and just enjoy the very pleasant surroundings.
Karak, is the local Noongar name for the Red Tailed Black Cockatoo that lives in the area. You will likely hear their eerie calls along the trail.
During the cooler months, when cool misty mornings are common, the path takes on a moody, surreal appearance.
There are toilets at the Collie Visitor Centre and Allanson town site
Collie’s funkiest affordable accommodation
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Local tour guide who has more than twenty years experience in wildflowers & the natural environment. Sharing a perspective of our local area,while experiencing that fresh air and being re-freshed.
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Up to 1.5 hours
7.2 km return
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
No bushwalking experience required. Flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.
Likely to be a fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and free of obstacles. Frequent encounters are likely with other cyclists, walkers, runners and horse riders. For beginner/novice cyclists in good health with basic bike skills. Suitable for most bikes.
August to November for wildflowers
Bus or drive to Collie. The trail can be accessed by walking or riding from Collie town site or the car park adjacent to the Collie Cemetery
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