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Valley Loop, Foxes Lair, Narrogin

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

In Foxes Lair Reserve, this trail descends gently to a shady sheoak valley below the breakaway and features orchids and other flowers (which persist longer than on the other walk trails in the area). Spider orchids and greenhood orchids are a particular feature.

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The Breakaway trail is one of three trails which starts and ends at the Marri picnic area in Foxes Lair Narrogin.

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This is a fairly easy walk through a range of marri, wandoo, brown mallet, and  rock sheoak woodland, with a wealth of spring wildflowers. Little pink fairy, stark white spider, sugar, jug, red veined shell orchids, and hairy-stemmed snail, cupped, and brown-banded greenhood orchids grow in the valley section. The trail will have four interpretive signage points soon (2022):

  • Spider orchids: Stylish stars of springtime
  • Greenhood orchids: Plain but ingenious
  • Triggerplants: Nature's gorgeous gunslingers
  • Ochre: The colour of nature

Much of this trail is shared with cyclists, who are expected to ride slowly and give way to walkers.

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Time / Duration

Twenty to thirty minutes.

Length

1.4km

Trail Start

The Breakaway trail is one of three trails which starts and ends at the Marri picnic area in Foxes Lair Narrogin.

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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
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area

Best time of year

August to November is the best time for wildflowers.

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