Bells Rapid – Mount Mambup Walk overview

Bells Rapid, at the edge of the Darling Range near Brigadoon, is best known as a viewing spot during the Avon Descent. In late winter when the river is ‘up’ canoeists practise here for white water action. After good rainfall an impressive waterfall displays in a picturesque side valley. Energetic uphill climbs on both sides of the River are rewarded by excellent views along the Darling Scarp, across the Swan Coastal Plain, and northward up the valley to Walyunga N.P. The route can optionally be extended northward for a very rewarding 13-15.5km return walk to visit Walyunga and Bungarah Pools on the Swan River at Walyunga N.P., partly following the Camino Salvado pilgrim trail along the river bank.

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  1. Ian says:

    A great walk. Sadly, Westrail were doing track maintenance and had a bloke manning the crossing who would not let people through to go up to see the waterfall (which looked like it was in full flow).

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