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Mt Maxwell Road, off Devil's Creek Road, West Fitzgerald National Park, 500km (6 hours) south of Perth
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About Mt Maxwell, West Fitzgerald NP
The lookout affords views to the western side of the Fitzgerald River National Park, from West Mt Barren in the east and to Gordon Inlet in the south and Twertup to the north. The Royal hakea grows here along with a variety of banksias.
Mt Maxwell was probably named after George Maxwell who accompanied the botanist James Drummond in 1847, when he discovered the Royal hakea.
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Time / Duration
30 - 40 minutes
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).
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 St Mary Campground, near Point Ann.
- Car Park
Best time of year
March - November
National Park fees
Prohibited ItemsNo pets , no fires
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