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About Railway Walk Kwolyin
This two kilometre walk trail across Coarin Rock has some moderate to steep sections finishing with a walk along the old railway line. Kennedias, rock sheoaks, granite kunzeas and ant orchids may be found in spring.
The walk trail takes you back to the camping area over what used to be the old golf course. Look out for the scarlet runner under the rock overhang.
Kwolyin is about 200km (2.5 hours) via York. It's about 100km east of York and 40km west of Bruce Rock. While you are in the area check out the Granite Way. The wheatbelt's newest self-drive trail. The 60km trail takes visitors on a journey to some of the most amazing and iconic granite rocks in the Wheatbelt, spectacular nature reserves and farming vistas.
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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
Kwolyin Campground, 200 kilometres (2.5hours) east of Perth
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.
FacilitiesFree camping at Coarin Rock. Camp kitchen and toilet facilities. Excellent information board with flower species identified.
- BBQ Facilities
- Car Park
- Coach Parking
- Dog Friendly
- Parking for Disabled
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
- Shaded Area
- Sheltered Area
- Water Access Points
Best time of year
Coarin Rock, near Kwolyn, 200km east of Perth (2.5hours) along Quairading-Bruce Rock Road.
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