Bells Rapids River Walk
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 0.75hrs

  • Grade: 1

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Cathedral Avenue, Brigadoon

  • End: Cathedral Avenue, Brigadoon

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: Swan Valley

  • Distance from state capital: 31km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -31.77364216

  • Longitude: 116.0615941

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

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Vehicle Ford

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Entry Fee

Ample Parking

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Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

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Drinking Water

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Dog Friendly

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Bells Rapids River Walk is a 2.5km, grade 1 Circuit hike located in Swan Valley Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.75hrs to complete.


An easy 2.5 kilometre loop walk at Bells Rapids – known for being one of the best vantage points on the Swan River for the Avon Descent event, with its majestic boulders and rushing waters in the winter.

The scenic Bells Rapids walk trail enjoys views of both countryside and coastal plains on this easy loop walk. Bells Rapids is also the habitat of the beautiful Grey Kangaroo which can be seen in abundance at certain times of the year. Pack a picnic for a lovely day out with the family.  


Start Point: Cathedral Avenue, off Great Northern Highway, Brigadoon

End Point: Cathedral Avenue, off Great Northern Highway, Brigadoon

Region: Swan Valley, Perth

For more information, a location map and GPS file please visit Trails WA.