If walking is your thing then the City of Wanneroo offers a range of beautiful nature based walking trails for all abilities.
Yellagonga Regional Park situated in the heart of Wanneroo surrounds the picturesque Lake Joondalup. An 18km sealed walking and biking track loops around the whole lake offering options for short, medium or a challenging distance. There are several playgrounds around the lake including the very popular Opportunity Play Space (also known as Rotary Park) in Wanneroo.
If you’re looking for something a little more off the beaten track then Yanchep National Park offers 9 walk trails from 500m to 46.2km. There’s a trail for every ability! Immerse yourself in nature at Yanchep National Park where you will be sure to spot kangaroos, bird life and the resident koala’s whilst exploring one of the many walking trails. Visit the Yanchep National Park website for more information.
Yanchep National Park map
The Yaberoo Budjara Heritage Trail is a 28km walk trail from Lake Joondalup in Wanneroo through Neerabup National Park to Yanchep National Park. The trail highlights features of natural, Aboriginal and historical significance and can also be done in sections to suit your ability. Download the map here for more information.
Start of Trail map
The 10th Light Horse Trail is a 1.2km commemorative heritage trail in Neerabup National Park follows the site of the second camp of the 10th Light Horse regiment in Wanneroo during World War Two. The regiment’s role was to protect the West Australian coastline from the threat of enemy attack. The 10th Light Horse Regiment was Australia’s last Mounted Cavalry unit and was disbanded at the campsite in Wanneroo in April 1944. Download the brochure here.
You will find many trails that follow the coastline suitable for walking, running or cycling. Mindarie Marina is a great place start your coastal adventure with plenty of parking, trails following the coast both north and south and many cafes and restaurants to grab a bite to eat or a refreshing drink. You will also find three established interpretational trails in Quinns Rocks and Mindarie. By walking these trails, visitors will learn about the local environment and can assist with recording observed changes. For information about these trails visit the City of Wanneroo website here.