Ochre Trail
  • Length: 5km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Tomingley Drive

  • End: Tomingley Drive

  • Location: Dryandra Woodland

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  • Distance from CBD: 170km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -32.788945

  • Longitude: 116.942697

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Ochre Trail is a 5km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in Dryandra Woodland, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Discover the Aboriginal heritage of Dryandra on this 5 kilometre loop walk, with interpretive signs explaining aspects of the local Noongar culture, including an ochre pit. The trail meanders through beautiful stands of wandoo and passes the site of an old fire tower.

The Ochre Trail passes through wandoo woodland, offering the opportunity to look for the elusive numbat. It starts opposite the arboretum on Tomingley Drive and is signposted in an anticlockwise direction. For more information about this area see the Dryandra Woodland Network page.  

About the region

Dryandra Woodland, near Narrogin, is a valuable nature conservation area featuring the largest remnant of original vegetation in the western Wheatbelt. 24 mammal, 98 bird and 41 reptile species are all known to call Dryandra home, including Western Australia’s state mammal emblem, the numbat (Myrmecobius fasciatus).

Getting there

Dryandra Woodland is less than two hours drive from Perth on sealed roads. Roads within the Woodland are unsealed, but accessible by all vehicles.

Tips

Start Point: Opposite arboretum Tomingley Drive Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

End Point: Opposite arboretum Tomingley Drive Dryandra, 170km (2 hours) south east of Perth

Region: Dryandra Woodland, Golden Outback


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

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