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Millstream Homestead Visitor Centre

Built in 1919, this pastoral station homestead is the hub for exploring the Millstream-Chichester National Park.

Details

  • Attraction Fee:No fees apply
  • Sites:Visitor & Discovery Centres
  • Feature:Visitor Centre,Dogs Allowed - No,2WD Access - Yes
  • Activity:Bush Walking
  • Water:Untreated

Description

The Homestead features restored shearer’s kitchen, irrigated lawns, shady picnic and barbecue areas, toilets and card phone.

In the Homestead Visitor Centre and along interpretive walk trails you can find out about the Yinjibarndi people’s resourcefulness and the pastoralists lifestyle, as well as the natural communities of wetlands, woodlands and arid lands of range and plain.

The Homestead Visitor Centre is open daily between 8am and 4pm. It is not always staffed but rangers frequently visit as they are stationed here. There is an intercom telephone at the front counter to the Ranger’s Office but it is not always attended. In an emergency, call at the Ranger’s house. The Homestead Trail explores station life from the 1930s at Millstream through the eyes of a 12 year old boy. It is an easy 750m return walk. Allow 30 minutes.

The Murlamunyjunha Trail links the Homestead with Crossing Pool and the Fortescue River. Trailside signs reveal traditional Yinjibarndi plant use. It is a moderately easy 6km return walk. Allow two hours.

The final 700m to and from Crossing Pool can be seasonally closed between November and April due to flooding.

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

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