Devils Slide
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Tree-in-the-Rock day Picnic Area

  • End: Tree-in-the-Rock day use area

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  • Location: Porongurup National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 366km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -34.67556315

  • Longitude: 117.8713072

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Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

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Devils Slide is a 5km, grade 4 One Way hike located in Porongurup National Park Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hrs to complete.

Summary

A moderate two hour walk to take you to the highest peak of the Porongurup Ranges. With sweeping views from the summit, to the South over the Indian Ocean on a clear day and Stirling Ranges to the North.

With an elevation of 670m Devil’s Slide is the Porongurup Range’s highest peak. It provides magnificent views over the granite domes of the Porongurup Ranges. Known for its high flora species diversity, the ranges are home to over 700 plant species, including 10 endemic species. You may even be lucky to spot one of the many mammal or Bird species, honey possums, brush tail wallabies and even rare Bird species of Baudin’s cockatoo and noisy scrub-Birds. Spend the morning walking to Devil’s Slide then return to Tree-in-the-Rock day use area to enjoy the picnic and barbecue facilities. For the more adventurous walkers Marmabup Rock can be reached a further kilometre on from Devil’s Slide on the same path continuing West. The walk can be completed in many different ways. The direct route along the Wansbrough Walk, after which 1600 meters you turn right to the Devils Slide trail for a further kilometre. On your return you can follow the Wansbrough Walk trail back to the Picnic Area or you can return via the HaywaRoad and Nancy Peak Walk. It is a 4 kilometre steady climb through undulating peaks back to the Picnic Area. A trail which will take you to the lookouts of both Nancy Peak, Morgan’s Peak and HaywaRoad Peak for more spectacular sweeping views.  

Notes

Start Point: Tree-in-the-Rock day Picnic Area. 366km (4 hours) south of Perth

End Point: Tree-in-the-Rock day use area

Region: Porongurup National Park, South West


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