A Dog Friendly Hiking Guide to Perth

Some of the best hikes in the Perth area are unfortunately located within national parks so bringing your dog along isn't an option but that doesn't mean your four legged friend should miss out on the opportunity to run amok in nature.

 

Below is a guide to the hiking trails in Perth that you can take your furry children to for a fun day out. As I visit more trails I will be adding to this list so there are a few more to come. 

 

Click on the trail name or photos to find out more information on each trail including where to find them, maps and hiking grade.

 

As always please make sure you are a responsible dog owner and adhere to the Leave No Trace principles when out on the trails. 

Where - Swan Valley

Length - 4.5km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Spring

Off Lead - Some Areas

Highlights - Swan River, Valley Views

Where - City Beach

Length - 500m to 10km (Loop)

Best Time - All Year Round

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Ocean Views, City Bushland

Where - Gosnells

Length - 500m to 6km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Sixty Foot Falls, Barrington Quarry

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Where - Gidgegannup

Length - 2.7km (Return)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Wooroloo Brook, Wildflowers

Where - Jarrahdale

Length - 8km (Return)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - Some Areas

Highlights - Railway Walking, Views

Where - Kalamunda

Length - 2.7km (Loop)

Best Time - All Year Round

Off Lead - Yes

Highlights - Golf Course, Bibbulmun Track

Where - Dwellingup

Length - 17km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - King Jarrah Tree, Murray River

Where - Kings Park

Length - 3km (Loop)

Best Time - All Year Round

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Wildflowers, City Views

Where - Lesmurdie

Length - 2.4km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Lesmurdie Falls, City Views

Where - Lesmurdie

Length - 4.7km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Whistlepipe Gully, City Views

Where - Jarrahdale

Length - 3km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Jarrah Forest, Historic Saw Pits

Where - Gidgegannup

Length - 4km (Loop)

Best Time - Winter to Late Spring

Off Lead - Yes

Highlights - Noble Falls, Wooroloo Brook

Where - Beeliar/Kwinana

Length - 6km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Bird Hides, Interpretive Signs

Where - Maida Vale

Length - 3.6km (Loop)

Best Time - Winter to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Wandoo Woodland, City Views

Where - Lesmurdie

Length - 3.5km (Loop)

Best Time - Autumn to Late Spring

Off Lead - No

Highlights - Whitstlepipe Gully, Wildflowers

I hope you and your four legged friend have a great time enjoying the many hikes we have in Perth that everyone is welcome to visit.

 

As always please let me know if you have any questions by emailing me at thelifeofpy@gmail.com

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