Ross Graham River Walk
  • Length: .7km

  • Duration: 0.5hrs

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: Ross Graham Lookout Car Park

  • End: Ross Graham Lookout Car Park

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  • Location: Kalbarri National Park

  • Distance from state capital: 585km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -27.81139601

  • Longitude: 114.4728111

Ross Graham River Walk is a .7km, grade 3 Return hike located in Kalbarri National Park Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 0.5hrs to complete.

Summary

In the stunning Kalbarri National Park this 700 metre return walk will take you down to the edge of the Murchison River for a cool swim or kayak.  Just 20 metres from the Car Park is a wheelchair accessible lookout offering panoramic views.

Kalbarri National Park covers a massive 180,000ha encompassing of sand plains, coastal cliffs and the spectacular deep gorges of the Murchison River. The Ross Graham area named after Kalbarri’s first school teacher, a devoted conservationist instrumental in the early exploration of the park, is the most accessible region of the park and includes a lookout with spectacular panoramic views. The trail leads you down to the river pools of the Murchison River through 27 stairs, where you can enjoy a swim in the cool waters or even take some kayaks or canoes down to the river after plentiful rain. If you are lucky enough to visit during wildflower season (July to October) you will be met by a dazzling display of colour from the wildflower species of the region, many only found in the National Park, inluding Kalbarri Spider Orchid, and other common wildflower species, flame Grevillea, starflowers, smoke bush, orchids and many flowering wattles. For the more enthusiastic bush walkers a strenuous four-day, 38km trail connects the Ross Graham Lookout to the Loop Walk, this trail has no markings and multiple river crossings. All walkers need to register with Kalbarri Park Headquarters.  

Notes

Start Point: Ross Graham Lookout Car Park, Ajana Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, 585km (6 hours) North of Perth

End Point: Ross Graham Lookout Car Park, Ajana Kalbarri Road, Kalbarri National Park, 585km (6 hours) North of Perth

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Region: Kalbarri National Park, Coral Coast


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