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Shedley Drive Loop Walk, Walpole-Nornalup NP

  • Half day
  • 8 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 4

This is an eight kilometre loop walk, taking in the summit of Mt Clare , the Deep River suspension bridge and the beautiful karri and tingle forest.

Granite outcrops on Mt Clare
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Trail Start

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Mount Clare car park, Tinglewood Drive. Walpole-Nornalup NPk, 400km (5 hours) south of Perth

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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.

Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions, Parks and Wildlife Service

+61 8 9776 1207

Walpole-Nornalup Visitor Centre

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Here is everything you need to know before visiting this trail.

Time / Duration

3-4 hours

Length

8km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Mount Clare car park, Tinglewood Drive. Walpole-Nornalup NPk, 400km (5 hours) south of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 4

Bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

Facilities

There 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

Fees

National Park fees

Trail Access

Road 2WD

Prohibited Items

No pets or fires
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