York Cycle Rides - The Heron’s Highway TEMPORARILY CLOSED DUE FLOODING FROM 22/07/21

Need to Know

  • Time

    1-3 hours
  • Distance

    Loops of varying distance from 2.6km to 7km
  • Trail Start (Loop)

    Suspension bridge, Avon Park, York. Approximately 100 kilometres and 1 hour plus from Perth.
  • Degree of Difficulty

     Easiest - Likely to be a fire road or wide single track with a gentle gradient, smooth surface and free of obstacles. Frequent encounters are likely with other cyclists, walkers, runners and horse riders. For beginner/novice cyclists in good health with basic bike skills. Suitable for most bikes.

    Cyclists should dismount when crossing the suspension bridge, unstable surface - it swings! There is an optional ford crossing in summer months only (usually passable from October through to April ) where cyclists should dismount as the surface is rocky and unstable.

  • What to Pack?

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

  • Best Time of the Year

    All year round. Temperatures can be hot during January and February.
  • Facilities

    There are public toilets, picnic facilities, water and play equipment for children in Avon Park (the other side of the suspension bridge) and Candice Bateman Memorial Park. Parking is in Janet Millett Lane or near Avon Park. There is a fenced, dog off-lead exercise area adjacent to Candice Bateman Memorial Park.

    • Car Park
    • Dog Friendly
    • Picnic Area
    • Public Toilet
    • Water Access Points
  • Hazards & Warnings

    Cyclists dismount when crossing the suspension bridge, - it swings! Optional ford crossing in summer months only (usually passable from October to April ) cyclists dismount as surface is rocky and unstable. Beware snakes in summer months.
  • Access to the Trail

  • Download KML

    Download KML File (Disclaimer applies)

  • Trail Contact

    York Visitor Centre
    Telephone: (08) 9641 1301
    Email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address)
    Web: http://visit.york.wa.gov.au
    Facebook: https://facebook.com/shireofyork/

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