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Wildflower Walk Trail, John Forrest NP

  • 1-3 hours
  • 4.5 km
    • Bush Walk Grade 3

The 4.5km Wildflower Walk Trail is located in John Forrest NP. This class 3 trail is popular when the wildflowers are blooming, typically between August and November. Expect some short steep sections and slippery surfaces.

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Trail Start

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Ranger's Office, John Forrest National Park, 28km (30 minutes) east of Perth

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Situated in the Darling Ranges, John Forrest is the oldest National Park in Western Australia and passes through varied vegetation types, including heathlands, open wandoo woodlands and mixed jarrah-marri-wandoo forest.

The Wildflower Walk Trail is lined with a variety of wildflowers both on the gradual incline and decline back to the car park. Be sure to set aside extra time as you will find yourself taking plenty of breaks to stop and enjoy the colours.

Don't miss the brief diversion near the end of the trail to Hovea Falls, in winter or spring. It's a a great way to end your walk.

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+61 8 9776 1207

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Time / Duration

Up to 2 hours

Length

4.5km loop

What To Pack

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

Trail Start

Ranger's Office, John Forrest National Park, 28km (30 minutes) east of Perth

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Trail End

Bush Walk

Grade 3

Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bushwalking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

Difficulty Notes

Expect some short steep sections and slippery surfaces

Hazards & Warnings

Walkers must register before they head off and when they return.

Facilities

There is a family friendly tavern and restaurant in the park with a resident kangaroo.
  • BBQ Facilities
  • Bicycles Prohibited
  • Bicycle Rack
  • Cafe
  • Car Park
  • Kiosk
  • Lookouts
  • Picnic Area
  • Public Telephone
  • Public Toilet
  • Shaded Area
  • Sheltered Area
  • Shop
  • Visitor Information Centre
  • Water Access Points

Best time of year

August to November for wildflowers

Fees

National Park fees apply

Trail Access

Road 2WD, 30 minutes east of Perth.

Prohibited Items

Pets are not allowed. Bikes are prohibited, this is a walk trail only.
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