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Tall Gum Short Walk, Balingup

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 0.65 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2

The Tall Gum Short Walk in Golden Valley Tree Park, Balingup, celebrates the majesty of Australia’s tall eucalypt trees. Living up to its name, this trail is the shortest and easiest to negotiate at only 650 metres. Many of these trees were planted in 1987, but even so they are already reaching impressive heights.

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Old Padbury Road, Balingup which is 234km (2hrs 40mins) south of Perth

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Along the way you will see mountain gums from Victoria and New South Wales, shining gums from Tasmania, silvertop ash from New South Wales and Victoria, broadleafed peppermint from New South Wales and Victoria.  

There are other species of tall eucalypts, all well spaced so they will eventually grow to their full potential. An interpretive sign showing a 114-metre eucalypt superimposed against the 67-metre high Sydney Opera House effectively shows how massive these trees can get. 

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Time / Duration

20 minutes

Length

650 metre loop

What To Pack

Group A (Urban trails or short trails near facilities) required.

Trail Start

Old Padbury Road, Balingup which is 234km (2hrs 40mins) south of Perth

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Bush Walk

Grade 2

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.

Facilities

  • Car Park
  • Dog Friendly
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

All year round

Fees

Entry is free but Gold coin donation appreciated

Trail Access

Bus or Drive to Balingup

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1 trail goers have rated Tall Gum Short Walk, Balingup as 5 out of 5!

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Deb Vanallen

Reviewed 28 Apr 2016, 1:41pm

This is a fabulous short walk as part of the beautiful Golden Valley Tree Park in Balingup. There's a diverse range of Australian flora to be seen and the views from the top of the hill are stunning! You can take a dog on a lead plus it's a great spot for a picnic. Would definitely recommend spending time exploring this Park.

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