The historic countryside of the Avon Valley provides an exquisite range of wildflowers in spring.
Visit the local visitor centres in Northam, Toodyay, York, Goomalling and Beverley for information about the wildflowers, where to find them and maps.
Avon Valley Wildflower Trail
Reserves provide you with the chance to view the region's unique flora and fauna, with spring being the best time to view wildflowers - don't miss the opportunity to take in the beautiful vistas from a number of locations across the Avon Valley. Download the brochure for more information.
Bilya Walk Track, Toodyay
The Bilya Walk Track follows the Avon River for 7.2km from Duigee Park to Nardie Cemetery in Toodyay. There is a grand array of birdlife and scenic vistas of the Avon River. The diverse range of habitats provide for an exquisite range of wildflowers with some unique species. This marked and signposted walk track follows the western bank of the Avon River for 6.5km from the Toodyay Caravan Park to the Nardie pioneer cemetery. Follow the orange markers as the track passes many features of interest.
It is the best way to access river viewpoints, especially at Avon Descent time. Picnic facilities and seating have been installed along the way. Allow at least 2 hours one way. Conditions may vary according to the season. Bilya means river in Noongar language.The Avon River (Gulgulga Bilya) is a place of great cultural significance to the Ballardong people. Please respect the environment and wildlife. Find out more.
Toodyay Reserve Trails
Visit Toodyay's reserves including Dawn Atwell Nature Reserve, Rugged Hills Reserve, Majestic Heights Reserve, Panorama Reserve and Pelham Reserve and follow their walk trails to experience the regions spectacular flora and fauna. Wildflower sightings include a variety of Orchids, Blue Lechenaultia, Fringed Lily, Cat's Paw, fields of everlastings and more! Click here to find out more about these trails or download the brochure.
Avondale Bush Reserve Walk Trail
This Bush Reserve Trail is marked with a total distance of 1.8km. No hiking experience is needed however a reasonable level of fitness is required. It is recommended to allow an hour to walk the loop. On the trail you will discover an abundance of flora and fauna. Note: This trail is currently only accessible by appointment. Please contact National Trust of WA (08) 9321 6088.
Avondale Drive Trail
The Drive Trail at Avondale Farm is 5km, however this will take longer than you expect with a speed limit of 15kph and much to see. Just over halfway through the trail you will get to the Avondale Bush Reserve Trail, so jump out and stretch your legs for a walk through the Bush Reserve. Note: This trail is currently only accessible by appointment. Please contact National Trust of WA (08) 9321 6088.
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