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Merredin Bush Walk

Bush Walk

inGolden Outback

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

A fairly easy 3 km walk through some lovely bushland at the base of Merredin Peak.

The winds its way through the bush at the base of Merredin Peak
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Trail Start

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The trail starts in the carpark near the steps to the Merredin Railway Dam

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This trail traverses a variety of habitats from Wandoo woodland to tamma thickets. The bush to the east of the trail is the home of the rare Mallee Fowl. Kangaroos, echidna and a variety of snakes and lizards are found in the reserve while most of the common bush bird species of Wheatbelt can be seen seasonally over a year. This trail links with the Rock Trail or you can return directly to your starting point.

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2.6 km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

The trail starts in the carpark near the steps to the Merredin Railway Dam

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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.

Hazards & Warnings

Summer months (December to April) can be extremely hot. Beware of snakes in summer - December to February. Rocks may be slippery when wet.


  • Camping
  • Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

All year, August to November for wildflowers


No fees apply

Trail Access

Self drive or train to Merredin

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