Mt Maxwell
  • Length: 0.2km

  • Duration: 0.5hrs

  • Grade: 2

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Mt Maxwell Road

  • End: Mt Maxwell Road

  • Closest Town:

  • Location: West Fitzgerald National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 500km

  • State: WA

Summary

An easy walk in the West Fitzgerald National Park, to a lookout platform, 184 metres above sea level.

The lookout affoRoads views to the western side of the Fitzgerald River National Park, from West Mt Barren in the east and to GoRoadon Inlet in the south and Twertup to the north. The Royal hakea grows here along with a variety of banksias. Mt Maxwell was probably named after George Maxwell who accompanied the botanist James Drummond in 1847, when he discovered the Royal hakea.  

Notes

Start Point: Mt Maxwell Road, off Devil’s Creek Road, West Fitzgerald National Park, 500km (6 hours) south of Perth

End Point: Mt Maxwell Road, off Devil’s Creek Road, West Fitzgerald National Park, 500km (6 hours) south of Perth

Region: West Fitzgerald National Park, Golden Outback


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