Collie Darkan Rail Trail
  • Length: 47km

  • Duration: 3 days

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Buckingham 

  • End: Darkan

  • Location: Regional Western Australia

  • Closest Town: Buckingham 

  • Distance from CBD: 202km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -33.40040048

  • Longitude: 116.3275906

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Entry Fee

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Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

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Rainforest Walk

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Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

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Rock Scrambling

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River Crossings

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Well Marked

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Collie-Darkan Rail Trail is a 47km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Regional Western Australia Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 3 days to complete.

Summary

The government narrow gauge railway line opened in 1907 and closed in 1986-97. Construction of the trail began in 2002 and it opened in October 2005.

An easily graded trail through rolling farmland and bushland
an open cut mine at Buckingham and spectacular wildflowers in spring.

The rail trail is managed by the Shire of West Arthur as well as the Shire of Collie

Collie Visitor Centre 156 Throssell St Collie WA62253 Ph: 9734 2051 Fax: 9734 7518

Notes

Buckingham to Darkan in Regional Western Australia

202km south of Perth

Compacted earth, Coarse gravel

Flat and undulating


For more information and a location map please visit RailTrails Australia.