Mundaring Weir Rail Trail
  • Length: 7km

  • Duration: 2hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: One Way

  • Start: Mundaring 

  • End: Mundaring Weir

  • Location: Regional Western Australia

  • Closest Town: Mundaring 

  • Distance from CBD: 41km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -31.95144355

  • Longitude: 116.1771241

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Public Transport

Bitumen Road

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Speed Bumps

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Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

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Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

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Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Mundaring Weir Rail Trail is a 7km, grade 3 one way hike, located in Regional Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 2hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This trial runs through parkland from Mundaring to Mundaring Weir.

Along this trail you will see the "Golden Pipeline" is the longest fresh water pipeline in the world running 560 km from Mundaring Weir to Kalgoorlie. Built between 1898 and 1903, it is still in use.
The pipeline was designed by CY O'Connor, the Government Engineer-in-Chief. Sadly O'Connor took his own life only a few weeks before the pipeline started operation. More information on O'Connor can be found at No. 1 Pump Station at the end of the trail.
The trail is downhill from Mundaring the Weir. The trail deviates from the railway formation occasionally and is a little steep in places.
At Mundaring, the trail links with the Railway Reserves Heritage Trail.
The trail forms the first part of the Munda Biddi Trail.

About the region

A Wander out Yonder in WA will make you feel like you’ve truly reset, reconnected and had a real holiday. WA is full of adventures waiting to be discovered. Travel further, stay for longer and explore the wonders only WA can offer. Share the water with wild dolphins, or see the gorges of Kalbarri from a new perspective — in WA there's more in store than you could ever see.


Mundaring to Mundaring Weir in Regional Western Australia

East of Perth

Compacted earth, Coarse gravel, Fine gravel

Flat and undulating with some steep sections.

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

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