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Best walking locations in and around Baldivis

Category: fitness

Now that the temperature has dropped it’s the perfect time to rug up and get outdoors. Staying active is so important in the cooler months for your physical wellbeing and one of the easiest ways to get moving is by walking. Out amongst nature you can reset, recharge and reconnect and we've discovered the best walking tracks in and around Stockland Baldivis for you to discover on your next outdoor adventure. 


Baldivis Children’s Forest Trail 

You can find the Baldivis Children’s Forest Trail at 1399 Mandurah Rd, Baldivis WA 6171. What we love about this location is the Nyungar loop which provides an understanding  of the way the traditional owners lived. There is also a large undercover area, toilets, barbecue and public art, making it the perfect stop for lunch. 

Best parking: Baldivis Children’s Forest carpark (1399 Mandurah Rd) 
The walk takes approximately: 20-25 minutes and covers 2km 
Is there a walking track? yes, made of crushed limestone and mulch 
Is there a bike track? no 
Is it a nature trail? yes 
Is this good for seniors and prams? no 
If no, is there another accessible alternative? check out Steel Tree Walk 
Find more information here: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/facilities-and-recreation/sports-and-hobbies/baldivis-children-s-forest-walking-trail 
 

Tramway Reserve Trail 

Find the Tramway Reserve Trail off Furioso Green Baldivis. What we love about this location is it is so close to home! A beautiful bush walk, hidden in suburbia. The walk has a long history dating back to the 1920s!

Best parking: along Furioso Green 
The walk takes approximately: 20-25 minutes (one way) 40-50 minutes (return) 
Is there a walking track? yes 
Is there a bike track? no 
Or is it a nature trail? yes – a bush walking track with both concrete and crushed limestone surfacing 
Is this good for seniors and prams? no 
If no, is there another accessible alternative: check out Steel Tree Walk 
Find more information here: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/facilities-and-recreation/sports-and-hobbies/tramway-reserve-trail 


Delphinus Trail 

Find Delphinus Trail at Lake Richmond in Shoalwater. What we love about this location is the natural beauty of the lake. Make sure you check out the boardwalk for a closer view of the thrombolites.

Best parking: near 99 Read Street Rockingham WA 6171 
The walk takes approximately: 60-70 minutes  
Is there a walking track? yes 
Is there a bike track? no 
Or is it a nature trail? yes – a mixture of concreted path and crushed limestone   
Is this good for seniors and prams? no 
If no, is there another accessible alternative: check out Steel Tree Walk 
Find more information here: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/facilities-and-recreation/sports-and-hobbies/delphinus-trail



Steel Tree Walk 

You can find Steel Tree Walk at the Corner of Arpenteur Drive and Clyde Avenue Baldivis. What we love about this location is it’s the perfect walk for families with a pram and allows you to explore the neighbourhood you live in.  

Best parking: carparks at the Corner of Arpenteur Drive and Clyde Ave Baldivis 
The walk takes approximately: 50 minutes  
Is there a walking track? yes – concrete and bitumen 
Is there a bike track? no 
Or is it a nature trail? no 
Is this good for seniors and prams? yes 
Find more information here: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/facilities-and-recreation/sports-and-hobbies/steel-tree-walk-baldivis  

Lark Hill Nature Reserve 

Discover Lark Hill Nature Reserve location at the Lark Hill Sporting Complex. What we love about this location is this is a great family walk, where you can show the kids grass trees which date back to the 1400s! Make your way up to the homestead and enjoy a full view of the sporting complex. 

Best parking: the Lark Hill Sporting Complex 
The walk takes approximately: 45-60 minutes  
Is there a walking track? yes 
Is there a bike track? no 
Or is it a nature trail? yes – bush track with a crushed limestone surface 
Is this good for seniors and prams? yes
If no, is there another accessible alternative: check out Steel Tree Walk 
Find more information here: https://rockingham.wa.gov.au/forms-and-publications/facilities-and-recreation/sports-and-hobbies/lark-hill-nature-trails 


How many walks have you ticked off? Stretch your legs and get a buddy on-board because walking with a friend is a social adventure! There is so much to see and do at each garden, reserve or park that your social calendar will be filled for weeks to come. Want to discover other activities to keep you busy while in isolation? Head straight to our Belong hub and get reading!

 

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