Pioneers’ Pathway



Pioneers' PathwayDuration: 2 to 4 days
Distance: One way Perth to Merredin 292km
Return via Bruce Rock – York 271km
Or Golden Pipeline Heritage Trail 260km
Road Conditions: Sealed road. Some unsealed to nature reserves.
Accommodation: Bed and Breakfast, caravan parks, camp sites, motels.

Take this delightful scenic route from Perth through Toodyay to enjoy bushland trails at Goomalling and Dowerin and a picnic at Oak Park Lake.  Choose to visit a school museum, a 1930s house museum and at Wyalkatchem, a 1930s wheat bin museum where bulk handling of grain began.

From April through to October take in the magnificent trees and wildflowers in a variety of reserves including Billyacatting at Trayning, Eaglestone Peak and Talgomine at Nungarin and Totadgin at Merredin.

Pioneers' Pathway - Mangowine Homestead NungarinA Visit to the National Trust Homestead of Mangowine will take you back to the early days, while World War 2 History comes alive at the Nungarin and Merredin Military Museums.

Return to Perth via Bruce Rock and Shackleton with its tiny bank.  Visit the huge monolith of Kokerbin Rock prior to exploring the nature trail at Quairading.

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Pioneers' Pathway