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Warren River Loop Walk, Pemberton Trails WA Top Trail Icon

  • Half day
  • 10.5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 4

The Warren River Loop Walk is located in the Warren NP near Pemberton. This 10.5km moderately difficult walk follows the Warren River and passes through some of the regions most magnificent old growth karri forest. 

The trail takes you deep into the moss-clad Warren River valley where it meanders alongside the river, through groves of karri, sheoak and Warren River cedar.

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Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, Old Vasse Road, near Pemberton which is 343 km (4 hours) south of Perth

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The Warren National park Information Bay provides an overview of the are through interpretation and maps.
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In springtime, the colourful display of wildflowers typifies the diversity of plants that grow in this pristine national park. The colours and forms of the fungi that inhabit the forest during the cooler, wetter months have to be seen to be believed.

The trail passes beautiful picnic places alongside the Warren River at Maiden Bush, Drafty’s Camp and Warren Camp, and takes in the whirling rapids at Heartbreak Crossing. Warren Lookout provides sweeping views down the steep valley to the river below.

Being a loop trail, this walk can be started from any point and can be walked in short sections ranging from 300m to 2.8km. The track is steep in places as it climbs in and out of the river valley. To avoid walking up the steepest section, the trail is best walked in an anticlockwise direction.

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

+61 8 9776 1207

Pemberton Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

From a few hours to all day - depending on your itinerary

Length

10.5km loop can be walked in either direction

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Dave Evans Bicentennial Tree, Old Vasse Road, near Pemberton which is 343 km (4 hours) south of Perth

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Bush Walk

Grade 4

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

Difficulty Notes

Easy trail with some moderate, steep sections.

Hazards & Warnings

Beware of submerged logs when swimming in the Warren River, Avoid walking under trees on windy days

Facilities

  • BBQ Facilities
  • Camping
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet

Best time of year

October to March

Fees

Entry fees to Warren River National Park

Trail Access

Road or bus to Pemberton

Prohibited Items

No pets or bikes
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4 trail goers have rated Warren River Loop Walk, Pemberton as 3.75 out of 5!

We love to hear from people who've been on our Western Australian trails, so it would be most appreciated it if you wanted to leave a review.

Emily J

Reviewed 24 Jul 2020, 1:14pm

Beautiful walk through forest and along the Warren River. I did it on a July afternoon and it was lovely and green and the tracks were fine. It is very well marked.
Christine Hamilton

Reviewed 8 Jun 2019, 7:06pm

An enjoyable walk. Done in May - nice mild weather.
Christine Hamilton

Reviewed 8 Jun 2019, 7:05pm

Ben and Laren Muir

Reviewed 13 Aug 2018, 7:46am

Classic southern forrest trail, with bird life and flora galore, the first section is DPAW access track but after that the trail narrows to a two abreast perfect track. There's nearly half a km of vertical gain on this trail so it's no easy stroll also some sections on the river bank flood ( we had to wade through thigh deep water in one section but that's because we hiked in the middle of winter..

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