Mount Baldy

45 min to 1 h 15 min

3.6 km
return

↑ 83 m
↓ -83 m

Easy track
Starting from the dirt car park on Home Valley Road, Kimberley, this walk return walk takes you to Mount Baldy Lookout and back. Enjoy the open views of Cockburn Ranges from the lookout after a walk through Kimberley Heather, turkey bush and savannah. Additionally, it is possible to get more information about the walks in the area at Home Valley Station, and the walk is well marked with plenty of interpretive signage. There can be uneven surfaces at certain sections. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.
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Safer Bushwalks
Tips on staying safe on track
Before you start any bushwalk ensure you;
• Tell someone you trust where you are going and what to do if you are overdue
• Have adequate equipment, supplies, skills & knowledge for the whole journey
• Consider the impact of weather forecasts, park/track closures & fire dangers
• Can respond to emergencies & call for help at any point
• Are healthy and fit enough for this journey
If not, change plans and stay safe. It is okay to delay and ask people for help.
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Getting There
Transport options and directions
Start (-15.7255662,127.8314801)
Mode Car
DirectionsFrom Victoria Highway, 1, Lake Argyle.
  • Turn on to Gibb River Road then drive for 65.8 km
  • Keep right and drive for another 1.5 km
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Track Notes
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Turn map Directions & comments
Start.
After another 115 m continue straight.
After another 145 m continue straight.
After another 25 m continue straight.
After another 290 m turn left.
After another 100 m turn right, to head along Mount Baldy Lookout Trail.
After another 45 m cross the ford.
After another 360 m pass a seat (on your right).
After another 35 m continue straight, to head along Mount Baldy Lookout Trail.
After another 680 m pass the "Mount Baldy" (on your left).
After another 10 m come to a seat.
Turn around here and retrace the main route for 1.8 km to get back to the start.
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Terrain
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Mount Baldy


Grading
Class 2/6
Easy track
Length 3.6 km
Time 45 min to 1 h 15 min
Quality of track Clear and well formed track or trail (2/6)
Gradient Gentle hills with occasional steps (2/6)
Signage Clearly signposted (1/6)
Infrastructure Generally useful facilities (such as fenced cliffs and seats) (2/6)
Experience Required No experience required (2/6)
Weather Weather generally has little impact on safety (1/6)

Some facilities on route
Seat: There are 2 on route, on average they are 1.2 km apart with the largest gap of 1.8 km.


Order of key facilities on route
ItemFrom StartName & link to notes
Seat
1.1 km[seat]
Seat
1.8 km[seat]
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