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Sanford Rocks Walk, Westonia

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.1 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

Sandford Rocks Walk is a moderately difficult two kilometre walk in the Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve.  An impressive amphitheatre in this granite outcrop and expansive views of the reserve and surrounding farmland at the top.

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Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve carpark , 11kms north-east of the Westonia townsite along the Boodarockin Road

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The Sandford Rocks Walk leaves the car park and shortly begins a gentle climb over the granite.  An impressive natural amphitheatre is a highlight of the climb and the climb gets steeper before reaching a substantial cairn and trig point is at the peak.  Descend the rock and walk a sandy trail through scrub and low woodland back to the car park.  

The Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve has a diverse range of flora and fauna including Silver Mallee, black footed wallabies and the rare peacock beetle. 

A short 100m side trail from the car park leads to a bird hide overlooking a small waterhole, with interpretive signs of the birds of the Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve.

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Time / Duration

45 minutes

Length

2.1km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Sandford Rocks Nature Reserve carpark , 11kms north-east of the Westonia townsite along the Boodarockin Road

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Trail End

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.

Difficulty Notes

Rocks can be slippery when wet

Hazards & Warnings

Trail is a natural granite surface

Facilities

Picnic table
Bird Hide
  • Access without assistance for the Disabled
  • Car Park
  • Interpretive Centre
  • Picnic Area
  • Shaded Area

Best time of year

August-November for wildflowers and birdwatching. June - September for flowing water, water holes and bird watching .

Fees

No fees apply

Trail Access

Access by car, 10kms north-east of Westonia , 4 hours from Perth

Prohibited Items

No camping
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