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About Marcora Walk Trail, Byford Hills
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.
Be trail ready for Marcora Walk Trail, Byford Hills
Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Up to 1 hour
2.7 km loop
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
100 Beenyup Road, Byford (50 minutes and 60 kms from 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.
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
Best time of year
June to November
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Sarah York rated Marcora Walk Trail, Byford Hills a 4 out of 5
Not very busy and beautiful views.
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