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About Shedley Drive Loop Walk, Walpole-Nornalup NP
The Deep River represents the entrance to the Walpole Wilderness area, which embraces seven National Parks, Forest Conservation areas and Nature Reserves, totalling 363,000 hectares, including areas of classified wilderness. About 20,000 hectares within the Walpole Wilderness area are classified as “wilderness”.
The track leaves the Mt Clare parking area and follows the Bibbulmun Track to the summit of Mt Clare. It then descends via the Bibbulmun Track to the suspension bridge on the Deep River. After returning to Shedley Drive, and turning left, the trail follows Shedley Drive for approximately five kilometres before reaching Tinglewood Drive. A right turn returns the hiker to the starting point.
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Time / Duration
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
Mount Clare car park, Tinglewood Drive. Walpole-Nornalup NPk, 400km (5 hours) south of Perth
Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.
Visit Trail Tips for further information.
FacilitiesThere is a Bibbulmun Track campsite on the summit of Mt Clare, accessible by foot only.
- Car Park
- Picnic Area
- Public Toilet
Best time of year
March to November
National Park fees
Prohibited ItemsNo pets or fires
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