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Weir Road Shared Path

Bush Walk

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Mountain Bike
inSouth West

  • Less than 1 hour
  • 2.4 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 2
    • Mountain Bike Easy

This 2.4 km (each way) trail connects the town of Harvey with the Harvey Dam recreation area. The trail is sealed all the way and suitable for walkers, prams and cyclists.

The trail is suitable for walkers and cyclists
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Trail Start

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The trail starts at the end of the car park near the children's playground equipment.

Trail End

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The trail ends on the SW Hwy near the High School and petrol station

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Due to limited parking at the town end, it is recommended visitors to the area park at the Harvey Dam recreation area off Weir Road and walk towards town in a westerly direction. You will find the start of the trail at the far end of the bottom carpark near the children's playground equipment.

The trail follows Weir Road past bushland, small scale farms and urban areas. Keep an eye out for the Parks and Wildlife offices as the open space around them is where a cluster of timber mill houses once stood. You will see a variety of trees that were part of the mill house gardens, where generations of children once played.

The trail slopes gently from both ends with a moderately steep section in the middle.

It crosses a couple of roads, so take special care with children.

Mornings and evenings you may be privilidged to see a kangaroo hiding in the bush and during the day you will be accompanied by a variety of native birds.

In May/June the wattles start flowering, heralding the beginning of the wildflower season that lasts right through until November.

Harvey Visitor Centre

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Time / Duration

Length

2.4 km each way

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

The trail starts at the end of the car park near the children's playground equipment.

Get directions

Trail End

The trail ends on the SW Hwy near the High School and petrol station

Get directions

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.

Mountain Bike

Easy

Likely to be a combination of fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and relatively free of unavoidable obstacles. Short sections may exceed these criteria. Frequent encounters are likely with walkers, runners, horse riders and other cyclists. Suitable for beginner/novice mountain bikers in good health with basic mountain bike
skills and using off-road bikes.

Difficulty Notes

There is a short moderately steep section in the middle

Hazards & Warnings

Take care where the trail crosses the two roads

Facilities

  • Access with assistance for the Disabled
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycle Path
  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Child Activities
  • Coach Parking
  • Parking for Disabled
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop

Best time of year

Any time

Fees

No fees apply

Trail Access

Self drive, 2WD accessible

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