Yanchep National Park, less than 10 minutes from Jindowie, is the perfect day out for nature lovers, adventurers and families. If you’re keen to immerse yourself in the beauty of the national park, here are the top 5 trails that promise an unforgettable outdoor experience.

Ghost House Walk Trail
12.4 km loop
Moderate Difficulty

This moderately challenging, 12.4km route takes you through beautiful wetlands, tuart and banksia woodlands, and by the ruins of a historical house that’s believed to be haunted. It’s the park’s highest rated trail, combining natural beauty with a touch of the area’s history, perfect for those looking for a little adventure with their hike.

Yanchep Rose Trail
7.4 km return

Ideal for families and casual walkers, the Yanchep Rose Trail offers a gentle trek through the park’s varied landscapes. Along the way, you’ll enjoy stunning views of Loch McNess and the opportunity to spot the park’s abundant bird life. The trail is well-marked and suitable for all ages, making it a fun outing for everyone.

Wetlands Walk Trail
2 km loop

The Wetlands Walk Trail is an easy two kilometre loop that showcases the park’s fascinating wetland ecosystems. It’s perfect for nature enthusiasts keen to observe the park’s diverse flora and fauna, including the chance to see native birds and the stunning seasonal wildflowers in bloom.

Dwerta Mia Walk
300 m return

Dwerta Mia, meaning “house of the wombats” in the Noongar language, is a short trail that leads to a cave used by Aboriginal people for thousands of years. The trail is an easy walk, suitable for families, and offers a unique insight into the area’s rich Indigenous heritage and the natural history of the cave formations.

Cockatoo Walk Trail
1.8 km loop

This trail is particularly enchanting in the early morning or late afternoon when the local birdlife is most active. It’s a peaceful, easy walk that allows you to appreciate the serene beauty of the lake and its surroundings at your own pace.

Happy hiking!

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