Shedley Drive Loop
  • Length: 8km

  • Duration: 4hrs

  • Grade: 4

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Mount Clare car park

  • End: Mount Clare car park

  • Location: Walpole-Nornalup National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 400km

  • State: WA

  • Latitude: -35.00615682

  • Longitude: 116.6435708

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Shedley Drive Loop is a 8km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in Walpole-Nornalup National Park, Western Australia. The hike should take approximately 4hrs to complete.

Hike Summary

This is an eight kilometre loop walk, taking in the summit of Mount Clare , the Deep River suspension bridge and the beautiful karri and tingle forest.

The Deep River represents the entrance to the Walpole Wilderness area, which embraces seven National Parks, Forest Conservation Areas and Nature Reserves, totalling 363,000 hectares, including areas of classified wilderness. About 20,000 hectares within the Walpole Wilderness area are classified as "wilderness".

The track leaves the Mount Clare parking area and follows the Bibbulmun Track to the summit of Mount Clare. It then descends via the Bibbulmun Track to the suspension bridge on the Deep River. After returning to Shedley Drive, and turning left, the trail follows Shedley Drive for approximately five kilometres before reaching Tinglewood Drive. A right turn returns the hiker to the starting point.


Start Point: Mount Clare car park

End Point: Mount Clare car park

Region: Walpole-Nornalup National Park, South West

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

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