Attractions

Glendalough

Herdsman Lake

Explore grassed areas with parking, playground equipment, park benches and two gazebos.

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Popeye Lake

Herdsman Lake

One of four inner wetlands in the Herdsman Lake Regional Park, Popeye Lake has a floating jetty with an observation deck.

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Floreat Lakes Foreshore

Herdsman Lake

Cycle or walk near the lake, which connects to Bee Eater and Maurice Hammer Parks.

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Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre

Herdsman Lake

The Herdsman Lake Wildlife Centre is located right on the edge of Herdsman Lake and provides an opportunity for the community to interact with the research being conducted there.

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Jon Sanders Drive

The area along Jon Sanders Drive allows visitors to access a shared bicycle/walk path and other walk trails around Herdsman Lake as well as entry to a number of bird hides. Pathways link to Moondine Drive and Popeye Lake.

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Moondine Drive

Park the car and explore the lake on walk trails and shared paths that wind through open grassed areas and scattered mature trees.

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Trails

Yange Kep Bidi

Bush Walk
21.2 kilometres

The Yange Kep Bidi, (translation Wetland Trail) is a picturesque meander starting at Freshwater Bay on the Swan River foreshore.  This 21km bird lovers walking trail connects remnant bushland and significant wetlands including Perry Lakes, Lake Monger and Herdsman Lake.

Herdsman Loop and Olive Seymour Boardwalk

Urban Walk
8 kilometres

Walk the eight kilometres around Herdsman Lake and enjoy one of the best bird watching areas not far from Perth City. There are over 100 species of birds recorded at the lake, some of which have come from the other side of the world.  To make things even better, take a detour and include the impressive Olive Seymour Boardwalk on your circuit .