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About Lakeside Loop, Yalgorup NP, Mandurah
An easy walk beside Lake Clifton in Yalgorup National Park. This National Park consists of ten lakes with Lake Clifton containing the largest known community of living thrombolites in the southern hemisphere. . These rock-like structures are built by micro-organisms and are living communities of diverse inhabitants which represent the earliest forms of life on earth, producing oxygen which enabled other life forms to develop.
From the information shelter at the start of the walk there is a short walk to the boardwalk from where the thrombolites can be best viewed. The walk trail has interpretive signage as well as trail markers.
Be trail ready for Lakeside Loop, Yalgorup NP, Mandurah
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What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.
What To Pack
Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities)
- Full large water bottle per person.
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA).
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant.
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions (See suggestions below).
- Binoculars and camera (optional).
Mt John Road, Yalgorup National Park, 100km (1.5 hour) south of Perth
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.
FacilitiesThere are camping facilities at nearby Martins Tank lake.
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- View Platform
Best time of year
April to November
National Park fees
Prohibited ItemsNo pets, no fires. no swimming, boating, kayaking or fishing on the lakes.
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Interpretive sign at start of walkInterpretive sign at start of walk
Start of trailStart of trail
Interpretative signage along trailInterpretative signage along trail
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Lake CliftonLake Clifton
Lake Clifton near northern endLake Clifton near northern end
Grass trees on return side of loopGrass trees on return side of loop
View to Lake CliftonView to Lake Clifton
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Trail near picnic areaTrail near picnic area
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