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About Lesueur Trail, Lesueur National Park
Lesueur Trail is located in the Lesueur National Park, approximately 30 kilometres from Jurien Bay, a three-hour drive north of Perth, Western Australia.
After driving half of the Lesueur Scenic Drive, you arrive at Drummonds recreation area at the foot of the Gairdner Range. There is a trailhead including interpretive signs explaining the biodiversity and natural heritage values of the region which is renowned internationally for its floral diversity. This diversity is threatened by the soil-born plant disease dieback, which can be spread by the movement of infected soil. Please ensure all vehicles, boots and walking equipment are free of soil, dirt and other plant material before entering the park and make use of the boot baths at the start of the trail.
The first 250m of the trail leads to the Wilson lookout and is wide and bituminized, suitable for prams and wheelchairs. The remainder of the trail is sandy and leads towards the flat top hill (mesa). The initial section is flat but then climbs up the slope of Mount Lesueur via switchback. The summit is across the top of the mesa on the other side to the ascent and rewards walkers with spectacular views.
Contact the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Jurien Bay on 08 9688 6000 if you are planning an overnight walk in the park.
Be trail ready for Lesueur Trail, Lesueur National Park
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
1 -3 hours
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails) required.
What To Pack
Group B (Bushwalks and/or longer trails)
- Minimum 2 litres of water per person per day
- Sturdy shoes
- Sun hat or bike helmet (compulsory in WA)
- Sunglasses, sunscreen (30+) and insect repellant
- Binoculars and camera (optional)
- Map or guide book where suggested
- Snacks and/or lunch depending on length of trail
- Clothes to suit the activity and potential weather conditions including a water/windproof jacket
- First Aid kit
Additional Useful ItemsTake extra water and food. No water access in park.
Drummond Carpark, Lesueur National Park
Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.
Hazards & WarningsTicks are prevalent. Disease risk area, please use boot cleaning stations.
FacilitiesWheelchair access for the first 250 metres of trail.
- Access without assistance for the Disabled
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
Best time of year
June to November
National Park fees
Jurien Bay is 222km from Perth, via bus or car. Lesueur is 30km North of Jurien Bay
Prohibited ItemsNo pets or bikes. No wood fires allowed, gas stoves are permitted
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View of Lesueur National Park
Tiny Honey Possum
Parrotbush (Boojak)Banksia sessilis var.sessilisFlowers April to November
Pincushion coneflower (Isopogon dubius)Flowers July to October.
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