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Gloucester Route, Gloucester NP, Pemberton

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

This ten kilometre moderate trail loops through towering karri forest; over hills;  down gullies and across hidden creeks and waterfalls.  A rewarding and beautiful trail commencing in the Gloucester National Park near Pemberton.

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Gloucester National Park at the Gloucester Tree

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Follow the black markers for a rich karri experience, and step out along this trail which starts from the Gloucester Tree picnic site.  Although quite steep and difficult in sections, the trail is very rewarding.  It loops through the towering karri forest – both young and old – in the Gloucester National Park, then leads you over hills, down gullies and across hidden creeks and waterfalls with moss-covered logs as foot bridges.

Plan for a half day adventure and pack lunch, a flask of water and a raincoat.  There is a café at the Lavender and Berry Farm at about the half way point.  Why not stop for a cuppa.

Pemberton Visitor Centre

(08) 9776 1133

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Time / Duration

2.5 hours



What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Gloucester National Park at the Gloucester Tree

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Trail End

Gloucester National Park at the Gloucester Tree

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.


  • BBQ Facilities
  • Car Park
  • Coach Parking
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Toilet Facilities for Disabled

Best time of year

All year round


National Park fees

Trail Access

Drive or bus to Pemberton then drive or walk from Pemberton 3km.

Prohibited Items

No pets
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2 trail goers have rated Gloucester Route, Gloucester NP, Pemberton as 5 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Sarah Meredith

Reviewed 19 Apr 2022, 4:13pm

Really lovely walk! Not much to add to Emma's comment below. Besides from a few steep sections, the walk is very pleasant and lovely karris all around!
Emma Adams

Reviewed 7 Jul 2016, 4:38pm

A great, relatively short hike. The forest is beautiful to walk through and the trail is well marked. There are a few steep-ish ascents, but they are fairly short and interspersed with long flat sections. It took us just over 2 hours to complete it. I couldn't remember the name of the cafe that was on the walk, so it would be good if the sign for Berry Farm had a food/coffee symbol on it as it didn't seem like that was going to be the cafe as it appeared to be a slight detour off the track. But, if you remember the name this isn't really a problem! Definitely recommend this walk if you are in the area.

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