Great Walk Wheatbelt Woodlands Walk



Great Walk Wheatbelt Woodlands Walk
Tuesday 26th Sept to Thursday 5th October 2017



 

This walk will focus on the lakes, creeks and woodlands of the Wheatbelt and Great Southern. The Wildflowers will be in full swing. Our first camp site will be on the property of Michael and Janey Marsh, at their picturesque  Woolyerling Farm at Nomans Lake,about 28km from  Narrogin


Beautiful walks are planned around local lakes, woodlands and granite outcrops. from their we move to Temple Farm near Kojonup, hosted by the McFall family. This farm is a showcase of landcare with extensive oil mallee and other plantings. We will explore the local countryside with walks planned to the Bush Heriage reserve, Marribank, and local nature reserves.


This family friendly walk is suitable for all ages, so do start planning ahead for the September October school holidays.  

People will have the option of being picked up after several kilometers if they prefer a shorter walk on the day.


The Walk sub committee is  looking for  some one to take on the food planning. Assistance available, so a great chance to learn a new skill. We are also still looking for bus driver(s) to bring our Great Walk bus down to the walk.

 

(Itinerary subject to modification)

 



Day 1   Tuesday 26th September 2017

Departing from Fremantle area leaving early (info to be provided prior to day).  Please bring your own lunch, water & snacks for the day. Travel to Woolverling Farm at Noman's Lake about 28km east of Narrogin. Late afternoon walk.

Day 2 Wednesday 27th September 2017

Walks around Noman's Lake area 

Day 3   Thursday 28th September 2017 

Walks around Lake Toolibin area

Day 4   Friday 29th September 2017

Walks around Dryandra Nature Reserve Wandoo Woodland

 

Day 5   Saturday 30th September 2017 

Pack up camp together. Truck travels to 2nd Camp site at David McFall's property, Temple Farm, Marron Pool Road, Kojonup. Set up camp

Day 6   Sunday 1st October 

Walks around Temple Farm, looking at Oil Mallee plantings, special trees and Carlecalup Creek.

Day 7 Monday 2nd October 2017 

Walk down Carlecalup Creek to the Bush Heritage Kojonup Reserve and Marribank

 

 Day 8 Tuesday 3rd October 2017

Walks and Visits, Kojonup/Woodanilling area

 

Day 9 Wednesday 4th October 2017

Walks and Visits, Kojonup/Woodanilling area

Art Trail Day – and other activities  

 

Day 10 Thursday 5th October 2017

Pack up Camp, and Travel Home 



To Express your interest fill out registration web form and download  registration forms and information 


Wheat Belt Registration Word Format


Wheat Belt Registration PDF



Find the Event on Facebook 



GWN Registration Wheatbelt Woodlands Walk


 

Contacts and Further Information

Coordination – Basil Schur 08 98481815ah 0429481019 basilschur@gmail.com

Registrations:  Vera Ross 0401403451 or  08 92954573 ah Email   vera4harmony@gmail.com

 

Food Coordination... to be confirmed

Truck and Equipment; to be confirmed

Walk, Camp sites and other queries – Basil Schur 98481815, 0429481019 basilschur@gmail.com

 

How to get to Campsite 1-  Woolyerling Farm at Nomans Lake, near Narrogin

 

From Fremantle, along Albany Hwy to 3 Ways at North Bannister. Turn left on road to Wandering. Through Wandering, past Dryandra to Narrogin. Straight through STOP sign. (after stopping!)  Straight on and cross road to Williams and turn left on to Herald Rd heading for Harrismith. At about 22 kms turn right on to Dongolocking Rd, for nearly 2 kms and left on to Kilpatrick Rd. Slow down proceed for 4 Kms. At Woolyerling Rd turn right and follow sign to camp.

 

Directions   from Albany

Travel to Narrogin, then turn right on to Herald Rd heading for Harrismith. At about 22 kms turn right on to Dongolocking Rd, for nearly 2 kms and left on to Kilpatrick Rd. Slow now, on the dirt, kangaroos. 4 Kms. At Woolyerling Rd turn right and follow sign to camp.

 

 

Campsite 2 -   Temple Farm, Kojonup campsite

Directions travel to Kojonup on the Albany Highway, then go 20km along Kojonup Katanning Road, left into Marron Pools Road, and Temple Farm drive way is 3km up the road to the right. Follow signs to Great Walk camp

 

 

 

If the cost of fees is a problem for you and your family… please speak to us - we are keen to accommodate people in financial hardship- so they can come on the walk

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Gerard Laumen,
Aug 9, 2017, 2:46 AM
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