Getting there: Armadale to Jarrahdale Via Nettleton Road

Updated May 2014

Legs 37

Total 29.5 km

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Start

Start Armadale Train Station. TR Commerce Ave. Centre of Armadale, but not to busy. Plenty of shops nearby.40 km/hr zone

Exit the station by the exit at the end of the platform, not the main exit which means you have to go up in the lift.

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At roundabout. Quiet back road now

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Veer Left

As road veers left into Hobbs Dr. Brick works on right.

Darling Scarp right in front of you

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Right

At T Junction with SW Hway. Vehicles cannot turn right, but cross with care and head South on SW Higway (right). Dual use path to your left.

Dual use path to your left.

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Cross

Talus Drive

Schoenstatt Shrine is on your left - a small Catholic shrine that is an exact replica of the original German Schoenstatt Shrine

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Right

Then immediately TL as you cross the caravan park driveway into more cycleway.

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Cross

Cooliabberra Drive. Cycle path finishes but carry straight on across 50m of open ground into a dirt pathway

A 30~40 m wide reserve (for an old form?) parallel to SW Highway will continue to Byford - usually with a fence on left & highway on right.

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Cross

Cross Rails Cr

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Cross small stream - dry most of the year, shallow in Winter

Use bridge on highway with caution if too deep

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Cross sealed driveway - wider track now

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Cross Rails Cr again into Wungong Regional Park. Numerous tracks in area as well as old form.

Route is never more than 100m from the SW H'way

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Old cattle loading ramp. Back on old form, although sandy

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Right

Old form swings away from highway, so turn down track to right

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Left

Go through white gate and turn left on very wide gravel shoulder next to SW h’way.

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Traffic

KSO crossing Wungong River. Cross on SW Highway bridge - take extreme care as not shoulder or footpath. Continues on in Wungong Regional Park, which has many tracks - stay close to SW Hway (100m or visual) and you will be ok.

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Left

Traffic

Off highway and immediately right into old form again.

SW H’way close by on right. Cross 3 gravel driveways

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Traffic

Traffic lights at Thomas St on right. Continue on form.

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Info bay. Turn right at end of bay as if joining Highway, but then turn left on shoulder. 50m later turn left on to old form

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Traffic

Cross sealed road and join on footpath/cycleway. Numerous road crossings

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Byford shops on left and right

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KSO at Abernathy Rd lights

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Nettelton Rd. 60 km/hr, sealed narrow road. Dual use path on left till end of residential area.

Cycleway finishes, use gravel shoulder. Note: Map above finishes here.

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Traffic

Cohunu Koala Park on right. Koalas are not native to WA

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Steep

Road gets steeper and windy

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Traffic

80 km/hr zone

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100 km/hr zone as road gets straighter

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Top of Scarp. Rolling hills now. Rural area with jarrah forrest

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Traffic

Train line

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Regrowth jarrah on left - 1940~1950

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Langford Park on left - toilets, picnic area etc. Old Alcoa mine site

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80km/hr zone

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Traffic

60 km/hr zone

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Traffic

At T Junction Jarrahdale Rd

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Cross

KSO Cross Gooralong Brook. Old big log on left. Toilets nearby

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Veer Left

50km/hr zone

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Heritage Trading Post - shop and where you get keys for Enviromental Centre Accommodation

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End

TR at Brady Street to follow MB, TL for Enviromental Centre Accommodation and cafe/general store.