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Porongorup National Park, 23km from Mt Barker, which is 359km(4 hours) south of Perth
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About Nancy Peak, Porongurup NP
Commencing from the Porongurup carpark, the trail passes by the ‘Tree in the Rock’ before climbing to the top of the mountain’s ridge. On the way, the trail passes through different ecosystems such as karri forest and moist glades of mosses.
Emerging from the forest on the granite outcrops you will see the views to the Stirling Ranges and the Southern Ocean. Across the outcrops, the trail continues over a few peaks before descending into a pass between Nancy Peak and Devils Slide. Once on the main track between the two, it's a fairly simple karri forest ramble back to the car park.
This is one of many trails in the Porongurup area. Other trails range from the Bolganup Heritage Trail, which is an easy 600 metre circuit, to a three-hour return hike to Marmabup Rock which is recommended for experienced bushwalkers only. The Castle Rock trail takes you past the famous balancing rock and up to stand on Castle Rock.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
3 - 4 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 ItemsBe prepared for sudden weather changes. Wear long trousers and a long-sleeved shirt. Maps available from visitor centres.
Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
- BBQ Facilities
- Picnic Area
- Public Telephone
- Public Toilet
- Toilet Facilities for Disabled
Best time of year
All year round
National Park fees
Prohibited ItemsNo pets
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