Walking Trail Safety

Off Banjima Dr, Karijini National Park, 6751

Trails in Karijini National Park are graded to the Australia Walking Track Grading System. Walk trails in Karijini National Park are Grades 2 - 5:

Grade 2 No bush walking experience required. The track is a hardened or compacted surface and may have a gentle hill section or sections and occasional steps. Walks no greater than 10km.

Grade 3 Suitable for most ages and fitness levels. Some bush walking experience recommended. Tracks may have short steep hill sections a rough surface and many steps. Walks up to 20km.

Grade 4 Bush walking experience recommended. Tracks may be long, rough and very steep. Directional signage may be limited.

Grade 5 Very experienced bush walkers with specialised skills, including navigation and emergency first aid. Tracks are likely to be very rough, very steep and unmarked.

Several of the gorges have handrails and steps to aid bushwalkers, however there are steep, rocky slopes and ledges to negotiate, amongst other hazards, so it is important to ensure that you wear appropriate shoes when walking. Pay attention to park signage and to any directions issued by park rangers, and be aware of any changes in weather - heavy rainfall may cause flash flooding in the park`s gorges.

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