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About Roley Pools Nature’s Spa Walk, Roley Pool Reserve, Roleystone
Treat yourself to a detour down to Nature's Spa where water trickles across the large flat granite rocks and collects in small pools. This area is just a short walk west along the Boardwalk Trail from the Cascades Carpark on Thompson Road, along the south side of the river.
The Roley Pool area has been used as a local swimming hole for many years and is part of Roleystone folklore.
A wide and diverse range of wildlife can be found in and around this section of the river, with many native ducks, kingfishers, Quenda, kangaroos, wallabies, several species of fish, snakes, lizards and Australia's only native water rat, "Rakali" residing there.
Information regarding this walk trail can be accessed here or pick up a brochure from the Perth Hills Armadale Visitor Centre.
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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.
Time / Duration
Approximately 30mins return
320 metres return
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 Items
No drinking water or toilet facilities available.
Dogs permitted on leash.
Cascades carpark, Thompson Road, Roelystone
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.
Hazards & WarningsSnakes can be active in this area during the warmer months (August through to April)
FacilitiesParking for this trail is at the Cascades Car Park at the end of Thompson Road.
- Car Park
- Dog Friendly
Best time of year
By road, 2WD. From Thompson Road, Roleystone
Prohibited ItemsNo fires or motorbikes allowed within reserve
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