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Best walking locations in and around Bull Creek

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 Bull Creek for you to discover on your next outdoor adventure.

Kaalitj – ngort Koondaam walk, Bateman Park

You can enjoy a one-kilometre stroll around the park listing to the audio guide named Kaalitj – ngort Koondaam (meaning Dragonfly Dreaming in Noongar) in recognition of the Brentwood Living Stream project.

The walk takes approximately: up to one hour, 1km length

Is there a walking track? yes

Is there a bike track? yes

Or is it a nature trail? yes, Aboriginal and Heritage Urban Walk

Is this good for seniors and prams? yes

More information:

  • Access without assistance for the disabled

  • Bicycle path

  • Dog friendly

  • Picnic area

  • Shaded area

  • View platform

  • Grade 1 – no bushwalking experience required. flat even surface with no steps or steep sections. Suitable for wheelchair users who have someone to assist them. Walks no greater than 5km.


Bibra Lake Loop, Beeliar Regional Park

This area has long been used for recreation purposes with access to bird hides and shady places to sit as you walk around the lake. You can enjoy a picnic by the playground or grab a bite to eat at the food van following your walk.

The walk takes approximately: the 6km walk takes approximately 1-3hrs to complete

Is there a walking track? yes

Is there a bike track? yes

Or is it a nature trail? yes; a family friendly walk that suits majority of fitness and experience levels.

Is this good for seniors and prams? yes

More information:

  • Playground open 8.30am to 9pm daily. A food truck serving ice creams, tea, coffee and snacks is parked outside the southern entry to the playground near the toilet facility

  • Access without assistance for the disabled

  • BBQ facilities

  • Bicycle path

  • Car park

  • Child activities

  • Parking for disabled

  • Picnic area

  • Public toilet

  • Shaded area

  • Sheltered area

  • Toilet facilities for disabled

  • View platform

  • Water access points

 

Discover wildflowers at the Bull Creek Wetlands

The area offers plenty of scope for discovery in one of the few wildlife corridors in the metropolitan with relatively widespread native wildflowers and birdlife as well as several types of frogs, snakes and lizards.

The walk takes approximately: unknown

Is there a walking track? yes

Is there a bike track? yes

Or is it a nature trail? yes, a wetlands and water reserve

Is this good for seniors and prams? yes

More information:

The Bull Creek Wetland consists of a chain of several dampland and wetland reserves linked by the Bull Creek drain running from Brockman Avenue in Leeming to the inlet in Bull Creek at Leach Highway. Prior to European settlement, the Wadjuk Beeliar people used the Bull Creek Wetlands as a summer source of food and fresh water. The area offers plenty of scope for discovery in one of the few wildlife corridors in the metropolitan with relatively widespread native wildflowers and birdlife as well as several types of frogs, snakes and lizards.

 

 

Butterflies, Birds & Bridges Trail, Canning River Park

 

Find the Butterflies, Birds & Bridges Trail at the end of Kent Street, Cannington. The biodiversity of the area makes it both a beautiful time spent in nature, as well as a great educational walk with children.

The walk takes approximately: 1.5 hours

Is there a walking track? yes

Is there a bike track? yes

Or is it a nature trail? yes

Is this good for seniors and prams? yes

Best parking: Kent Street Weir, near Canning River Café

Find more information here: http://trailswa.com.au/trails/butterflies-birds-and-bridges-loop/need-to-know

 

Lagoon to Living Streams Walk, Canning River Park

Discover the natural beauty of the river on the Lagoon to Living Streams Walk in Canning River Park. Just be sure to stop on the boardwalk and admire the view!

The walk takes approximately: 1.5 hours return or 45 minutes one-way

Is there a walking track? yes

Is there a bike track? yes

Or is it a nature trail? yes

Is this good for seniors and prams? yes

Find more information here: http://trailswa.com.au/trails/lagoon-to-living-streams-walk/need-to-know

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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