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Lake Mt Brown Walk Trail, Beeliar Park

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

This is an easy six kilometre flat walk in Beeliar Regional Park. The path is paved for two kilometres and then there is a limestone and sand four wheel drive track around Lake Mt Brown. Firewood banksia makes a showy display in autumn.

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Cockburn Road Henderson, 40km (30 minutes) south of Perth

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Cockburn Road, Henderson

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The Beeliar Regional Park consists of two chains of wetlands comprised of 26 lakes and numerous wetalnds stretching 25km along the coast and covering an area of approximately 3400 hectares.

Lake Mt Brown lies in the western chain near the coast at Cockburn Sound. It has been created by a depression behind the coastal dune system. The wetlands were important camping, ceremonial areas and sources of food for Aboriginal people. The vegetation communities found in the park represent communities once widespread on the Swan Coastal Plain but now significantly decreased.

The trail leaves the car park on Cockburn Road on a 2km paved path which goes almost to the lake. Then there is a 1.8km limestone track, not wheelchair accessible,around the lake. The track is set back from the water and glimpses of the lake are available at some points.

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Time / Duration

2 hours

Length

6km return

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Cockburn Road Henderson, 40km (30 minutes) south of Perth

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Trail End

Cockburn Road, Henderson

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Bush Walk

Grade 1

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.

Difficulty Notes

Only the section to the lake is suitable for wheelchairs. The track around the lake is rocky and sandy.

Facilities

The path to the lake is paved and is suitable for road bikes and wheelchairs. The path around the lake is limestone and sand and is not suitable for wheelchairs.
  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • Bicycle Path
  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly

Best time of year

May to November

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