Railway Heritage Trail

A unique trail starting from Gooseberry Hill through to Pickering Brook.

This trail route celebrates the previous railway track which combines trails suited for both walking and cycling. Visitors can experience the amazing flora and fauna of the Perth Hills.

Icon Donkey Orchid used to identify the Railway Heritage Trail from Gooseberry Hill to Pickering Brook

Trail identification marker: Donkey Orchid

Local Fauna
Local Flora
Local Heritage
Overview of Kalamunda to Pickering Brook Trail Loop

Please ensure you follow signage and directional instructions provided along the trail.

Trails & Terrain

The walking and running trail is a dual use trail. Cyclists are welcome however please ride slowly and share the space.

Grading

  • Walking Trails: Grade 1 - 3.
  • Mountain Bike Trails: Easy - Medium.
    • Kalamunda to Lesmurdie Road - Easy
    • Remaining Trail: Medium.

The trail is currently divided into four sections, each based on having suitable parking access, thus being places where people will naturally start or finish a trail. Trail Head signs provide reinforcement and detail specifically about that section of trail.

The walking and running trail is made of compacted gravel and is mostly flat with small loose stones from Kalamunda to Grove Road, Lawnbrook to Baden, and Carmel to Glenisla. The Grove to Lawnbrook, Baden to Carmel, and Glenisla to Pickering Brook sections are rougher and walkers and runners should wear sturdy shoes and watch for tree roots and some rocks.

These sections are listed below and provides more detailed information.

Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail - Spring Road - Mundaring Weir Road Map Overview

Ledger Road to Mundaring Weir Road

Distance: 2.4km
  • Walk Trail: Grade: 1 | Time: 30minutes
  • Cycle Trail: Spring Road - Mundaring Weir Road
    Ride: Easy | Time: 2 minutes | Distance: 200m
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Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail from Mundaring Weir Road to Grove Road Map Overview

Mundaring Weir Road to Grove Road

Distance: 3.4km
  • Walk Trail: Grade: 2 | Time: 45minutes
  • Cycle Trail: Ride: Easy - Medium |Time: 18 minutes |Distance: 3.4km
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Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail from Grove Road to Lawnbrook Road East Map Overview

Grove Road to Lawnbrook Road East

Distance: 1.6km
  • Walk Trail: Grade: 2 |Time: 20minutes
  • Cycle Trail: Ride: Medium | Time: 8 minutes
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Kalamunda Railway Heritage Trail from Lawnbrook Road East to Pickering Brook Map Overview

Lawnbrook Road East to Pickering Brook

Distance: 4.1km
  • Walk Trail: Grade: 3 | Time: 55minutes
  • Cycle Trail: Ride: Easy - Medium | Time: 30 minutes
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Grading Explained

Walk Grades

Grade 1 Walking Trail symbol - person pushing a wheel chair
Grade 1: Suitable for people with a disability with assistance
Grade 2 Walking Trail symbol - two people walking
Grade 2: Suitable for families with young children
Grade 3 Walking Trail symbol - person walking up on a slight incline
Grade 3: Recommended for people with some bush walking experience
Grade 4 Walking Trail symbol - person walking up on a slight incline with a backpack
Grade 4: Recommended for experienced bush walkers
Grade 5 Walking Trail symbol - person walking up on an incline with a backpack and walking pole
Grade 5: Recommended for very experienced bush walkers

Cycling Grades

Trail Symbol for Cycling for MEDIUM trail indicated by person cycling on a green background

Green: Easy

Trail Symbol for Cycling for EASY trail indicated by person cycling on a blue background

Blue: Medium

Trail Symbol for Cycling for DIFFCULT trail indicated by person cycling on a black background

Black: Difficult

Warnings

Be Snake Aware on Walk Trails   Prevent 'Dieback' spread on Walk Trails

  • BE SNAKE AWARE
  • REDUCE THE SPREAD OF DIEBACK

To help reduce the spread of Phytophthora Dieback along this walk trail and in the surrounding area:

  • Don’t spread soil
  • Stick to tracks & paths
  • Observe signage and stay out of quarantined areas.

Prohibited Activities

No Motorcycles on Walk Trails  No Fires permitted on Walk Trails  No Littering on Walk Trails  

  • NO Motorcycles permitted on trails
  • NO Fires permitted at any time on trails
  • NO Littering - take your rubbish with you and dispose of it responsibly
NOTE: Information and details for this trail are still being finalised and are subject to change.
© City of Kalamunda 2020