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at this location of DNA Tower and Firefighters Memorial Grove 

many trails leading in all directions, most are concrete, some are soft sand.
Most are shared for walking and pushbike - look for signs


life is a journey










Trails here


Newbies
Before you start - check the maps tricks to be smartwise 
tip: 1st view KP trails Nodes, Elevations, Maps, routes Logistics

FREE Google app maps Desktop has measurement & elevation tool
free mobile app Google earth as measurement and elevation tools


The inland trail (West) knowns as Crawley path leads South to famous IG photo op of the Blue Boat Shed 
from Crawley Path you enter the history steps of Crawley Steps down onto the swan River 

alternative routes 
Zamia Path (along Forrest Drive) or Law Walk along the Escarpment of Mount Eliza


from 2019.08 you can use Google map Street View mode to see which paths have virtual tour 
using Step Inside"  see help tips this page

note: map image IS NOT true North, rotated for best view


substantial base - People, Parking, Toilets, Water, Transport
The nearest node: 
Roe Gardens: approx 250m 


Best tips: 

Mud map: with Step inside features 
using selective options to fly across the terrain, measure distances and drag and drop the 360 tour step inside icon 
 
Trails log
have a look at places we have visited 
log into the challenge maps and follow the courses with free apps to monitor and guide your adventure 

Bike hire in Kings Park 

the cahsless remote station has about 10 bikes ready to go in Wadjuk Car Park




Glass arched bridge


North East 200m

down the face towards the river, then left North along the Lotterywest Federation Walkway to enter the Tree top boardwalk across the Glass Arched Bridge








Law Walk loop


South East Escarpment 


2.1km or 2.5km depends on start point 






Goanna Path


West is hard surface Goanna path with elevation shift of East 66m down to 40m North
Expand image & logistics page Goanna Path

when to enter Goanna path at Roe Garden (elevation 66m) going East 500m is junction of Crawley Path (elevation 44m) you can turn right (North) nbig wide HoneyEater or left (South) down to Forrest Drive, from there continue South onto Crawley Steps which gives you the option to 
a. 103 m down onto Swan river to Blue Boat Shed or 
b. left 250m to Dryandra Lookout 

Hop on off bus stop will soon at at this junction of Forrest drive and Crawley Path / Steps 








Crawley Path

direcion: North South 

Crawley Path connects from Crawley Steps on Forrest Drive and trails North to 1000m to the stunning 30m wide lawned path of the Boardwalk which stretches 1300m East to West connecting May Drive parklands (West) to DNA tower (East) and the hop on / off Bus stops at each end 



May Drive Parklands is quite special with water features and modern cafe and toilets 
you can shortcut via Zamia path  - see the map







Zamia

South East to May Drive or Dryanda onto Blue Boat Shed via Crawley Steps 

all paths leading to the South West corner of the park are lower elevation, Zamia does fall in height as you journey South West











Blue Boat House


from Dryandra Lookout to Blue Boat House 550m along the nature trail







Treck map


Mapped paths tips and tricks external link
Icons show: Distance, elevations and link to more in each 

red arrow right.gif  Menu top left: select [ ] Monuments











Mud map



Google map view with selective settings 
  • Globe: rotate map to any angle  (Shift right click)
  • Street View:  show spherical images 

Newbies 
  • view help tricks below sample image 

Pro users

note: map image IS NOT true North, rotated for best view


Best view tips

Birds Eye (survey the land) - > use DESKTOP drop view 
Jumping (quick moves)  - > Desktop click on blue line or dot to jump 
Walking (in Virtual Realty) - > mobile device rotate to any angle

Step Inside and Jump - Walk  expand view 

SI tips 2019.05 WA
How to 1 min video 
Map tips / tricks how to Google Street View






















Bike Hire


  • remote cashless system - stations around Perth with free app









Kings Park

tip: 1st view KP trails Nodes, Elevations, Maps, routes Logistics

by latest edits: open table to sort by any column
Name & URLDistance / elevation / surfaceFeatures
Lovers Walk 0650m / 06m change / hard wrap around base on East side 
Kings Park Loop 9400m / 50m / various loop the park 
Prionotes Path 0700m / 10m / hard old bitumen N.W boundary 
Poole Track 0820m / 15m / soft / dir: N-S, crosses 2 soft tracks  North node may Dr, South boundary Pole ave 
Aberdare Path 0235m / 0m / hard, crosses 2300m Western Path West Thomas St / East May Dr parkland 
Bellevue Terrace 0500m I e:02m I hard I loc: N.E I Dir: N-S views city river, node Fraser ave 
Western path 2300m / e:36m / hard / loc: West / dir: n-S  N: node S: river 
Marlee Pavilion - Place of Reflection 0400m / 01m / hard / dir: N-S walk only Gardens, Pavilion, seats of place of reflections 
Crawley Steps 0103m / e:20m / h tiered steps / loc:S.W / dir:N-S S: Blue Boat Shed N: trail & Hop on bus stop 
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Related topics










OTHER




Google SV - step Inside

log of paths, trails venues where we "step inside"  
connecting the images into a Virtual tour
Name & URLTheme / FeaturesDate yy.mm / comment
Queen St Jetty 25m jetty South Perth foreshore 2019.09.20 published 
Prionotes Path 0700m nature trail Kings Park  2019.09.16 mapped published in few days 
Poole Track 0820m Nature track in Kings Park 2019.09.16 mapped published in few days 
Western path 2300m nature trail Kings Park 2019.09.16 mapped published in few days 
Zamia cafe to Balga CP  1200m soft surface nature trail Kings park 2019.09.10 Virtual tour Published 
Magpie Path Kings Park 500m hard surface nature trail 2019.09.10 virtual tour published 
Jacksonia Path - Kings Park 1300m / soft surface nature trail 2019.09.09 virtual tour published 
Baird path - Kings Park 520m trail Kings park  2019.09.08 Virtual tour published 
The Narrows Bridge Major Bridge Perth to South Perth 2019.09.04 add pedestrian West side 
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Places visited


Event date / locationEvent typeTitle / summaryVenue / hostPublication link
2019.08.27 / Applecross Heathcote Reserve google map visit how that view Heathcote Reserve fbk grp wa tourism 
2019.09.13 / Point Fraser Perth activity bike along the river Birds of colour Point Fraser fbk grp wa tourism 
2019.09.15 / Crawley Perth riverside Photo spot instagram or bust Blue Boat House fbk grp wa tourism 
2019.08.21 Google map people / paths Heirisson Island 2019.08 Drifting HI & LQ  
2019.08.10 Google map people / paths Kings Park wk 2 2019.08 wk2 360 step inside  
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