Northam to Mundaring

Updated Ridden Sept 2014

Legs 156

Total 68 km

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Start

Start at suspension bridge under Tourist bureau in Northam. Walk across suspension bridge over Avon River

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Traffic

Onto quiet back road- no markers on route. Quite residential street, Avon river on left, residential area on right

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Traffic

Enter in with caution the no entry section- one way. Get on path on left.

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Newcastle street (major road into Northam) and go into Jessup terrace

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Road finishs in cul-de-sac, follow foot path straight on, Avon river one left, residential area on right

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Cycle way turns right

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Along road you possibly came into town on

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At Kep track sign onto dirt road. Poole street bridge sign, actual Kep Track starting point. Narrow wooden bridge unsafe for use. Picnic tables, car park, Kep track on right.

Narrow wooden bridge closed for use. Picnic tables, car park, Kep track on right. Info markers.

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First distance marker, on track, narrow, over grown with winter weeds

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Pass under rail way bridge

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Across road, TL on other side, clearly marked. Wider dirt track

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Mt Omany road- well marked. Riding next to pipe line through farm land on straight line single track

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Marker as cross driveway into wider gravel track

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Difficult Terrain

Info sign on left, cross over pipe line on track soon after. Start going up hill,

Bush on both sides, riding next to pipe line. Slightly loose gravel road, hard to climb

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Difficult Terrain

Information sign on right

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Top of this hill

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KSO marker. Undulating hills

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Track swings away from pipe line, then swings back

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At Kep marker

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Traffic

After crossing Mitchell road with caution. The TR Kep marker is on other side of road

Passing Northam immigration detention centre

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Immigration detention centre road, continuing onto gravel track

Soon ends up being single track, straight and easy to ride, solid base

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KSO marker

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Veer Left

Onto gravel track next to the pipe line

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Old Northam army camp road and VL. Info marker and KSO with distances.

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KSO, pipe line on right and road. Still climbing gently. Like MB trail

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KSO marker as cross an old driveway, house and one pipe line on right

Pipe line joining on left

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Info marker explain two pipelines, 20m later TL, virtually back the way you came from

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Difficult Terrain

Water tanks on right, quite rocky and rough, uphill but ridable.

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KSO Marker then 20m later VR with another KSO marker, going behind back of tanks

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High point on the trail out of Northam

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Info marker on right, downhill section on a path, fairly shady

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Veer Left

Onto sealed road with KSO marker, two pipelines on right, quiet rural road.

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Fox Rd - Gates on road, with room on left to go past. KSO marker (stop sign).

Nice gravel road under wandoo /white gums, pipe line on right, track 1 car width wide, sandy, compact. Then rocky and gravelly

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Information bays & picnic table on left as you cross a small sealed road

Pipe line on right

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KSO marker, gently undulating road

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Veer Right

KSO marker as you VR over pipeline then VL on other side.

Great Eastern Highway on right.

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Cross gravel road, long gentle uphill from last marker

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Enter sealed road Eadine road, Kep track follows for 6.5km. Top of hill

Grt East H'way on right, more farmland. Longest section with no markers. Quiet country road.

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Go under a bridge for GEH, now on north of GEH

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Top of a hill, virtually uphill since going under GEH, now downhill

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Sign 50m on left for Eadine Springs picnic area from GEH to this road

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Do not turn off to Eadine Springs unless you want to ride back up the steep hill

Farmland on both sides of road

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Toodyay road on right

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As you first see the bridge ahead, on left is old wooden bridge about 70 m off road

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Go under bridge- last six and a half km were no Kep signs

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Spencers Brook road. 20m later TL through car park rest area. Public toilets tables and monument, bridge etc

Public toilets tables and monument, bridge etc

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Platypus creek with walk trail

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Along Eastern side of bridge (i.e. do not go under bridge) cross little stream on walk trail, 100m later TR marker to go under bridge

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Marker (straight on is little shop at Clackline - 100m) and go under GEH in modern subway

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Old train station, Clackline Junction. Kep track info marker. GEH 50m on left

Brook and country side on right. Sleepers in ground, signs of old train activity. Old form from now on, gravelly, but good.

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Give way sign as you cross a small track

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KSO Kep track marker

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Cross road, Refractory 50m on right

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Old Cottage on left

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Augustini road. No Kep track markers crossing the last couple of road, only distance markers or giveaway signs

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Rail bridge, KSO (Track on right not the Kep track, but should rejoin in 1 km)

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KSO Kep marker, looser gravel

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Other track joins from right, GEH 250 m to left, dirt road 50m to right

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Chitty road, sealed. Wooden sign saying Kep track

Back to fairly solid track with GEH 100m on left

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KSO Kep marker

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Bakers hill train station, Bakers Hill on left

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At yellow building for Pie shop & toilets . On right is Kep track info sheet

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Pie shop. Return to trail and TL towards Perth

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Rocks across trail, give way signs

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Pipe line on left

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Going through cutting to avoid going over the hill

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Carlin street - sealed rd

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Kep track marker

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Another cutting with white cliffs - lime/calcium and white ground

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Koojedda road, info post missing. 30m later on left old rail way line inspection pit

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Foundation and jarrah sleepers 10m from track

GEH and pipeline now 50m on left. Deeper gravel but rideable

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Kep track KSO marker

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Coates road, distance marker

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KSO marker

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KSO marker

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KSO Kep track marker

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Veer Left

After crossing Hawke avenue. Foundry on right

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Traffic

Veer on Werribee road, soon after Kep track marker

Sealed road, double white lines but quite back road of Wundowie

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Kep track info point on right

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At Kep track marker, 20m later TL into old form, solid

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Traffic

At Kep track sign, 10m later TL going onto old asphalt road. 20m later TL across Werribee road again into old form

Farm land all around

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Kep track info post on left

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Kep track KSO marker

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Cheddering road (gravel). This section well used by motorbikes

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Kep track info post on right hand side

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Cross driveway

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Gate - wide open, Welcome to Shire of Mundaring sign

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Kep track KSO marker

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2 white gates, closed

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2 white gates as cross driveway

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Kep track KSO marker

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2 white gates as you go around a drive way

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KSO - 2 white gates

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2 white gates. Galloping horses have cut up track abit

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2 white gates as we cross Harpers road, Werribee Rd down on right 50m

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KSO Kep track marker

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2 white gates as you go across a driveway

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2 white gates as you cross a small gravel road

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Small group of houses on right, including a church and pretty little cottage

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Linley Valley road, shop on right. 7am-7pm shop, 30m off trail

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Wooraloo. Little rotunda, toilets

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Green St

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Through a cutting, trail straight ahead

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KSO Kep track marker, farm land both sides

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Kep track info marker and KSO marker

Wide form, smooth, easy riding, gently undulating

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Cross driveways

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Kep track info sign

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KSO Kep track marker

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Veer across Government road, quiet back road. KSO marker and distance post.

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KSO Marker as cross gravel driveway

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KSO Marker, sheep run between two properties

Still good old form, farm land on both sides

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2 white gates, info sign about Kep track as cross old Northam road

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Kep track KSO marker, banksia

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Info sign on left in middle of cutting

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2 white gates as we go around Doconning road

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Old sleepers in track, nice old form

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KSO marker

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Ash road with 2 white gate (16.2km to Mundaring)

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Kep track KSO on right

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Embankment

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Kep track KSO marker

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Information sign and KSO marker as cross powerline access road

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Old Northam road, in Chidlow

Park, toilets and table and chairs on left, info, pub, shops on right

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Info marker on right

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Info marker and KSO marker. Sign indicating Lake Leschenaultia to right

Leaving Chidlow, back onto form, bush on both sides, road 100m to right

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Info marker on right

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KSO marker as cross Elliott road, 2 white gates

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Gravel driveway, pipeline on right. On top of an embankment

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KSO marker and info sign

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KSO

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KSO marker as we cross a road near Mt Helena aquatic centre

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2 white gates as cross Lion street. Lion Mill was 500m East from here

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High embankment, pipeline on right

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Pipeline in front with TL marker

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Onto road, then immediately TR again (to get around pipeline)

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Over Sawyers Road, 100m down is park and IGA

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Now joins Southern section of Railway Heritage trail

Info about Lion Mill on right. Northern section of Railway heritage trail is straight on

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Info marker on left through cutting

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KSO as cross road- Sawyers Road. KSO marker and distance

Still good form

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KSO markers as go through white gate, over pipelines. Alp street reserve

Stay on form in middle - not left or right

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White gate, KSO

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2 white gates as cross Old Sawyers Valley Road

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2 KSO markers, info billboard

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Info hut by pond

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2 white gates as cross Railway Terrance, KSO markers

Nice old form, quiet roads on left and right, lots of trees

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KSO marker as cross gravel road with white gates on side

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KSO marker

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Traffic

Cross Great Eastern Highway, caution. Info post

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KSO marker. Off footpath into dead end road, 50m later TR onto track

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Wandera road, KSO marker. Light industrial area

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KSO marker

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KSO marker, go through white gate, info marker on right

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KSO marker

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For Mundaring Weir. Info marker. Now joining MB. Mundaring Sculpture Park 300m ahead

See Mundaring to Weir route for details

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End

Where Kep joins Munda Biddi trail and turns left

300m from Mundaring Sculpture Park