Location: Perth Airport Distance: 900m loop trail Grade: 1 Trail Marker: Unmarked trail, easy to follow Duration: 20min Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: No Dog Friendly: Yes Date Hiked: 11th May 2020 The Kwenda Marlark Walk Trail is a 900 loop trail in an abandoned sand quarry at Perth Airport that has been transformed into a…

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Shoulder Trail

Location: Falls Rd, Lesmurdie Distance: 1.5km return Grade: 3 Trail Marker: Orange Triangle with boot markers Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: No Date Hiked: 17th October 2018   The 1.5km Shoulder Trail provides walkers with a trail-side view of the lower face of Lesmurdie Falls as well as panoramic…

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Noble Falls Walk Trail

Location: Noble Falls, Gidgegannup Distance: 1.3km loop Grade: 2 Trail Marker: Occasional directional markers but very faded. The trailhead features a map to assist. Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: Yes Date Hiked: 25th August 2018   The waterfall at Noble Falls I believe is the widest…

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Portagabra Track

Location: Fred Jacoby Park Distance: 3.5km loop Grade: 3 Trail Marker: Blue Triangle with boot markers Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: At the time of blogging DPAW advised this was a dog friendly trail, hence we were able to run a Paw Friendly Hike here. Since then, apparently…

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Valley Loop Trail

Location: Palm Tce, Lesmurdie Falls Distance: 3km loop Grade: 3 Trail Marker: Pink square with gecko Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: At top section only Dog Friendly: No Date Hiked: 19th October 2018   The Valley Loop Walk Trail is one of the lesser used trails in the Lesmurdie Falls area, a short 3km…

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Whistlepipe Gully

Location: Lewis Rd, Lesmurdie Distance: 3.5km loop Grade: 3 Trail Marker: Pink square with gecko symbol Duration: 1 – 2 hours Toilet Facilities: No Dog Friendly: Yes Cost: $0, free entry Date Hiked: 18th August 2018   Whistlepipe Gully is by far my favourite Perth trail, It’s family friendly and dog friendly so it ticks many boxes. I do…

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Lesmurdie Falls Brook Trail

Location: Falls Rd, Lesmurdie Distance: 1.5km loop Grade: 2 Trail Marker: Purple Triangle with boot markers Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: Yes Date Hiked: 18th November 2018   The Lesmurdie Brook Trail is a little bit special for us as we use to volunteer for the Friends…

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Marcora Walk Trail

Location: Beenyup Rd, Byford Hills Distance: 2.7km loop Grade:2 Trail Marker: Trail head only so map/gps required Duration: 1 – 2 hours Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: No Dog Friendly: Yes Date Hiked: 7th July 2018   Having heard about this trail from a few sources, I found myself with some spare time and out Byford way…

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Falls Trail

Location: Falls Trail, Lesmurdie National Park Distance: 640m return Grade: 2 Trail Marker: Yellow triangle with footprint Duration: 30 minutes Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: Yes Date Hiked: 20th November 2018   Lesmurdie Falls is by far one of the most visited waterfalls in Perth. It’s close proximity to the CBD and the variety of trails…

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Bushland Trail

Location: Kings Park Botanical Gardens Distance: 900m loop trail Grade: Easy Trail Marker: A few directional markers Duration: 30mins Cost: $0, free entry Toilet Facilities: Yes, at start/finish Dog Friendly: No Date walked: 6th October 2018   Kings Park is one of the world’s largest and most beautiful inner city parks. School holidays had arrived, Sophie had a friend over and both girls…

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