Perth Hills Wildflower Trails
Explore the Wildflower Trails of the Perth Hills.
There are many bush tracks and trails in Perth Hills to see wildflowers in spring. These include the Eagles' View Walk, Wandoo Heights Wildflower Trail, Bibbulmun Track and the Mount Dale Walk Trail, each boasting spectacular displays of wildflowers from Wattle and Dryandras, to Pimelea, Myrtles and Blue Leschenaultia. See some of the top wildflower trails in the Perth Hills below.
Beelu National Park
There’s plenty of nature to explore in this woodland wonderland of jarrah, marri, grasstrees, and wandoo trees. In springtime enjoy pretty displays of colourful wildflowers with the 3.5km Portagabra Track a wonderful way to discover this phenomenon. Find out more.
The Bibbulmun Track
During spring the jarrah forests of the Bibbulmun Track, one of the world's great long distance trails stretching 1000km from Kalamunda - Albany. The trail becomes a blaze of colour when an amazing array of wildflower species bloom, passing through many areas displaying a rich diversity of WA's unique flora. Find out more.
John Forrest National Park
About a 40-minute drive east of Perth City, John Forrest National Park is a wildflower wonderland, with cascading waterfalls, towering jarrah and marri (red gum) trees, and more than 500 species of flora. Take a leisurely drive around Park Road to spy distinctive blooms like the feather flower and heart-leaf flame pea, or set out on a walking path to see them up close. The 4.5km 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. Find out more.
Walk or cycle 3km around the Lake Leschenaultia perimeter to view a range of native trees like marri and wandoo, together with an abundance of bird life including ducks, geese, herons and swamp hens. There is also a 5.2km mountain bike circuit within the reserve. This trail gently winds through the forest to the north of the lake and is particularly attractive during the wildflower season. Find out more.
Lesmurdie Falls located in the Lesmurdie Falls National Park in the hills east of Perth, are one of the more spectacular waterfalls on the Darling Range escarpment. The trail starts at the top of the falls with a short walk to the viewing platform. Wildflower highlights include the Pink Enamel Orchid. Find out more.
Noble Falls Walk Trail
Take in the beauty of native trees, waterfalls, wildlife and shimmering streams at Noble Falls, located in the beautiful town of Gidgegannup. This scenic 3.5km walk along Wooroloo Brook has seasonal wildflower displays of Orchids, Hakeas, Grevilleas, Isopogons, Petrophiles and Verticordias. Find out more.
Eagle View Walk
This 15km trail, through the stunning John Forrest National Park, is a bushwalkers delight covering a variety of pristine habitats and boasting a spectacular wildflower display in spring. Wildflower highlights include Banksia, Wattle, Dryandras, Myrtles, Kangaroo Paws and Blue Leschenaultia. Find out more.
Mount Dale Walk Trail
This 2.5km trail, through the Helena National Park, follows the contours of Mount Dale to its peak where walkers enjoy a panoramic view of the Darling Ranges. The area is prolific with wildflowers in spring including Kangaroo Paws, Hakeas, Grevilleas, Wattles and Orchids. Find out more.
Railway Reserves Heritage Trail
Railway Reserves Heritage Trail retraces 59km of the old Eastern Railway - a unique 41km loop entirely on railway formations. The walking and cycling trail passes through picturesque bushland, heritage rail bridges, stations and the Swan View tunnel. Find out more.
Serpentine National Park
The Serpentine National Park, 50km east of Perth, protects nearly 4300ha of area home to a diverse range of vegetation and wildlife. The park is particularly spectacular during spring when the wildflowers are in bloom. The Serpentine Falls Walk Trail is a popular tourist destination at the Serpentine National Park, just one hour drive from Perth, making it an ideal day trip. The trail offers easy access from the carpark, with option to venture on top and admire the cascade from the viewing platform.
Baldwins Bluff Trail is a 6km return walk trail in the Serpentine National Park offering great views over the Swan Coastal plain, and the Serpentine Falls from the summit. Stacey's Loop is an easy 1.9km loop trail that winds through beautiful jarrah forest within the Serpentine National Park. It goes over several bridges that cross the Gooralong Brook, from which native frogs and birds can be heard and seen.
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