Jarrahdale 1872 Timber Tramway
  • Length: 8km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Nettleton Road

  • End: South West Highway

  • Closest Town: Nettleton Road

  • Location: Regional Western Australia

  • Distance from state capital: 50km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -32.31061673

  • Longitude: 116.032486

Trail Access

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Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Easy Access

Steep Road

Winding Road

Vehicle Ford

Speed Bumps

2WD Vehicle

4WD Vehicle

Entry Fee

Ample Parking

Accessible Parking

Wheelchair Toilet

Toilet Facilities

Camping Available

Drinking Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

Fire Pit

Trail Features

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

No Defined Trail

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Prams and Strollers

Bike Friendly

Overnight Campsites

River Crossings

Rock Scrambling

Bush Bashing

Exposed Ledges

Trail Markers

Drinking Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Dog Friendly

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Jarrahdale 1872 Timber Tramway is a 8km, grade 2 One Way hike located in Regional Western Australia Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.


The trail follows a former tramway from Jarrahdale to the site of the Balmoral POW Camp. It is part of the Munda Biddi Trail.

The trail starts at an information bay 1km west of Jarrahdale at the corner of Nettleton Road and Jarrahdale Road.
The trail features spectacular wildflowers in spring.
It includes a loop (not on the railway formation)
The total distance including loop walk is 8km return.

1. Jarrahdale Information http://jarrahdale.com/index.htm
2. Jarrahdale History http://www.jarrahdale.com/museumandhistory.htm
3. Trail Map http://jarrahdale.com/maps/walk_railway_heritage.pdf


Nettleton Road to South West Highway in Regional Western Australia

50km south east of Perth

Compacted earth

Flat and undulating

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