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Cockleshell Gully

Wonderful views across Cockleshell Gully in the heart of the park can be enjoyed from the Lesueur Scenic Drive.

Details

  • Attraction Fee:No fees apply
  • Sites:Walking & Hiking Trails,Picnic Areas
  • Feature:Toilet,Picnic Table,Dogs Allowed - No,2WD Access - Yes
  • Activity:Bush Walking

Description

Picnic area

Shaded picnic benches and disabled-access toilets are provided in a woodland setting toward the end of the Lesueur Scenic Drive. No fires are permitted as this park is extremely susceptible to fire.

Trails

A short trail leads down into Cockleshell Gully. The first few hundred metres of the walk trail is wheelchair accessible.

Yued Ponar Trail

The Yued Ponar trail loops through a varied landscape above the Cockleshell Gully Picnic area. It passes through low heath, small sections of wandoo woodlands and winding creek lines with a high diversity of plant life typical of the park. Information along the way gives an insight to the traditional lives and resources of the Yued Noongar people through the seasons.

The trail climbs steadily, with some steep sections before following the edge of a plateau toward Mount Peron. A short spur trail leads to the summit where there are sweeping views toward the Indian Ocean and inland across the park toward Mount Lesueur. The trail then traverses 600m to reach the Kada Boodja lookout before returning to the valley floor.

A good level of fitness and bushwalking experience is recommended.

More information is available at TrailsWA.

Distance: 8km loop Time: Allow 3-4 hours Difficulty: Class 4

This information was provided by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions: dpaw.wa.gov.au

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Molah Hill
Lesueur Scenic Drive
Lesueur Entry Station
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