Attractions

Shannon Dam

This pretty dam was once the water supply for the Shannon Mill and town. A great spot for canoeing, kayaking, swimming, cycling and bush walking.

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Snake Gully Lookout

Stop to listen to the birds and take in a beautiful Karri Forest view

Trails

Rocks Walk Trail

Bush Walk
2.5 kilometres

The route to Mokare’s Rock is steep in places but the view to leafy karri crowns and across the Shannon Basin is magnificent. A boardwalk across Mokare’s Rock protects the fragile carpet of mosses, lichens and flowers growing on the granite.

Shannon Dam Walk Trail

Bush Walk
4.5 kilometres

Get away for a day at Shannon – the one time timber town, now a popular tourist destination deep in the heart of the Shannon National Park. The Shannon Dam Walk Trail is an easy 4.5 kilometre return stroll with gentle slopes.

Campground Loop Trail

Bush Walk
4.5 kilometres

Circumnavigate the Shannon campground on this easy 4.5km loop through the forest.  The trails follows old railway formations and forestry tracks and is suitable for bikes and walkers.

Great Forest Trees Drive

Drive (2WD)
48 kilometres

Great Forest Trees Drive is a self-guided, 50 kilometre drive that winds its way through spectacular old-growth karri, jarrah and marri forest in Shannon National Park .  There are several stops along the way where you can stretch your legs, have a picnic or just enjoy the views.

Shannon National Park bridle trails

Equestrian
20 kilometres

Three bridle trails are available in Shannon National Park and they all start from the Shannon Horse Camp. They vary in length from 7 to 20km and can be combined to make a longer ride.  All three trails pass through jarrah and karri forest and the wildflowers in spring are spectacular.

Campgrounds

Shannon Campground

In the 1940’s Shannon campground was a bustling hamlet where mill workers and their families lived. They worked at the Shannon Timber Mill, north of the highway.

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Shannon Horse Camp

A great place to camp with your horse and ride the bridle trails in Shannon National Park.

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