This 5km walk follows the Blackwood River, with the Trail Head at the Old Railway Bridge. On this picturesque journey you’ll discover a raised timber deck ideal for bird watching, as well as picnic benches, and many interpretive signs.
Old Timberline Trail
This 22km trail following a disused railway line between Nannup and Cambray Siding can be a two-day walk or a one-day cycle. Ranging from windy walk trail to old timber roads, it features interpretation on the old timberline heritage, beautiful flora and fauna and spectacular views. Find out more at www.trailswa.com.au
Kondil Wildflower Walks
There are three well-marked walks to choose from here: the longer Wildflower Wander and the shorter Sheoak Walk and Woody Pear Walk. Each meanders through native bush with spectacular wildflower displays, native trees, birds and animal life.
Nannup Hertitage Trail
Nannup’s rich history since its founding in the 1920s is told by the buildings along it’s streets. The Heritage Trail, marked by interpretive wall plaques and other signs, makes for a fascinating stroll around the town. Pick the Heritage trail guide booklet from the Nannup Historical Socir=ety, the nannup Caravan Park, the Nannup Shire offices or the Nannup Visitor Centre.
Warren Blackwood Stock Route
Honouring the region’s historic droving journeys, horse riders can travel the Warren Blackwood Stock Route from the coast at Nannup to Bridgetown and on to Broke Inlet near Walpole. There are camp sites and horse yards along the route. Detailed maps from local Visitor Centres.
Munda Biddi Trail
The Munda Biddi Trail is a world-class off-road cycling experience. Following a 1,000km trail through an undeveloped natural corridor, it stretches –in nine sections – from Mundaring to Albany. Nannup sits on the Jarrahwood to Manjimup section. Explore the entire adventure at www.mundabiddi.org.au
One of the water tanks once used by the local forestry industry, Tank 7 is just a 1km walk east along Brockman Hwy, then turning south up the hill. With 360o views over Nannup and surrounds, Tank 7 also features art by the Nannup Primary School depicting local floral and fauna, and Nannup’s David Blythe, who inspired the walk.
Orienteering gives you the thrill of navigating your way by map along tracks or through bush to find control markers. The permanent courses at Nannup’s Foreshore Park are a great way to experience the buzz of finding controls. Grab a map from A Tast of Nannup on Warren Road.
During winter the Blackwood River offers paddlers many long floing pools as well as some rapids. Planning is essential as weather has a big impact on water levels. Contact the Visitor Centre for canoe maps and hire locations.
Golden Triangle Drive
Distance: 100 km Time: Allow half a day
Follow the river as it meanders between Nannup and Balingup, pop into Greenbushes and visit the Discovery Centre. Then on to Bridgetown before heading back to Nannup. Sample the valley’s fantastic gourmet produce, browse the local craft and antique shops or dine at a local eatery.
Gold Gully Drive
Distance: 22 km
Head south out of town and turn left onto Vasse Highway, then left onto East Nannup Rd following Nannup Brook through pasture and forest. The loop road turns right into Gold Gully Road and back to the highway.
One of the world’s great long distance walk trails weaves through the Shire of Nannup, allowing you to get close to nature. The track features riverside campsites, restful swimming holes and some of the best old-growth karri and jarrah forests in the south west. Learn more at www.bibbulmuntrack.org.au