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Large Car Park
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Prams & Strollers
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Goldfields & Mining
The Cossack Heritage Trail guides visitors to key significant features in Cossack spread over a distance of 5 km. Participants have the option to walk or drive the trail depending on your preference. However, please bear in mind that it does get very hot in the Pilbara and there are no designated watering stations or shade.
About the region
The Pilbara is located in the north of the state, bordered by the Indian Ocean to the west and extending across the Great Sandy Desert to the Northern Territory border in the east. One of the largest regions in Western Australia, the Pilbara covers 507,896 square kilometres of unique and breathtaking natural landscape.
The region offers an abundance of rugged gorges, secluded waterfalls and isolated rivers and billabongs within its three national parks; Millstream-Chichester, Karlamilyi and Karijini. In addition to its magnificent inland attractions, the Pilbara's coastal plain is home to National Heritage listed Dampier Archipelago and the Montebello and Mackerel islands.
Cossack is located near the picturesque Point Samson a coastal town, 50km north of Karratha (1500km north of Perth W.A.
Accommodation is available during the 'winter' season.
For more information, visit the City of Karratha