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Marcora Walk Trail, Byford Hills

Bush Walk

Urban Walk
inPerth & Surrounds
Peel, Perth Hills

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

The Macora Trail, often called the Byford Hills Walk Trail, is a 2.7 kilometre loop walk. The trail starts at Macora Falls, returning via Walters Road, Burrell Street, Stevenson Place and Bradshaw Road. This moderate level track includes some steep sections but the views make it worth it!

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Trail Start

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100 Beenyup Road, Byford (50 minutes and 60 kms from Perth)

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Macora means ‘wet season’ in the local indigenous language. Some of the granite outcrops are thought to be 400 million years old.  From the high points in the trail there are views over Kwinana and even to Perth.  Points of interest include an historic water tank and, beside the quarry face, the site of the old 1914 brickworks.

Wildlife to look for includes blue wrens, red tailed cockatoos, fantails and parrots.  Flora in the jarrah and marri forests includes wattles, grasstrees, myrtles, grevilleas, hakeas, and in spring blue lady orchids and fringe lillies.  

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Time / Duration

Up to 1 hour


2.7 km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

100 Beenyup Road, Byford (50 minutes and 60 kms from Perth)

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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.

Difficulty Notes

Steep climb at beginning.


  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Lookouts

Best time of year

June to November

Trail Access

Drive to Byford Hills

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3 trail goers have rated Marcora Walk Trail, Byford Hills as 2.33 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Chelle Fisher

Reviewed 19 Jun 2022, 8:00am

Nice to have another waterfall trail in the burbs however walking through residential areas are not for me. The bush section was lovely with some great views of the town below.
Brad Riksman

Reviewed 6 Sep 2021, 11:34am

Very disappointing, extremely steep at the start and then poorly sign posted, very easy to get lost with lots of sub trails branching off and no directions or signage. Watch out for the abandoned Camry near the water tower. Lots of ants nests along the way as well as swooping magpies. Try it at your own risk.
Sarah York

Reviewed 22 May 2020, 7:01pm

Lovely short walk close to southern suburbs.
Not very busy and beautiful views.

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