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Ochre Trail, Dryandra Woodland

  • 1-3 hours
  • 5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

Discover the Aboriginal heritage of Dryandra on this 5 kilometre loop walk, with interpretive signs explaining aspects of the local Noongar culture, including an ochre pit. The trail meanders through beautiful stands of wandoo and passes the site of an old fire tower.

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Trail Start

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Opposite arboretum Tomingley Drive Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

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Tomingley Drive Dryandra

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The Ochre Trail passes through wandoo woodland, offering the opportunity to look for the elusive numbat. It starts opposite the arboretum on Tomingley Drive and is signposted in an anticlockwise direction.

For more information about this area see the Dryandra Woodland Network page.

Dryandra Country Visitor Centre (Narrogin)

(08) 9881 2064

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Time / Duration

1.5 to 2 hours

Length

5km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Opposite arboretum Tomingley Drive Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

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Trail End

Tomingley Drive Dryandra

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Bush Walk

Grade 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

Facilities

There are campgrounds at Congelin Dam and Gnaala Mia. There is cottage accommodation at Lions Dryandra Village. Picnic facilities are available at Dryandra village and the Old Mill Dam. Barna Mia is an animal sanctuary within Dryandra offering nocturnal tours.
  • Camping
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

April to November

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Trail Access

By road to Dryandra, via Wandering. 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth.

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