“Bells Rapids”, on The Sandgropers Blog, Jan. 2008. – Share in the joy (and photos) of a young family’s discovery of Perth’s bushwalking opportunities.
“Bells Rapid Walk Trail” , City of Swan. Walk trail brochure, for a short, 4.5 km loop walk, accessed via Cathedral Ave, Brigadoon.
“Canoeing in Western Australia”, Robyn Khorshid site – For more Avon Descent details and some entertaining “Paddlers’ Stories”.
“Heritage Trail – Coondebung’s Kalleepgurr”, Heritage Council of W.A., 1998 (see W.A. State Library PR12454/84). – This pamphlet is no longer current but provides a brief summary of the significance to the aboriginal people of some natural features and areas in the Brigadoon area, including a part of the walk route on this page. This 6.5km trail was not a formal, developed Trail and could only be followed with a guide from the Nyoongah Community.
“Swan Valley and Perth Hills Trails Discovery Guide”, Eastern Metropolitan Regional Council (‘EMRC’). 2005. (Booklet withdrawn from public sale but a copy can be viewed at the State Library of WA (book Call Ref. # 919.411 SWA). – See Bells Rapid Walk Trail, pp.74-75, which covers the same trail as in the above City of Swan brochure.
WalkGPS Walyunga N.P. Walk – on this site. Includes information also on Syd’s Rapids, which like Bells Rapid on this walk route, is another great viewing spot for white-water excitement during the annual Avon Descent.
Other map availability
“South West WA 25K Scale Topo Maps”, Greg Harewood & Landgate, 2015. – Digital raster; ECW format on 16GB USB. See tile #318-2134-III-NW for relevant map coverage.
DPaW Conservation Operations Graphic (COG) 1:50,000 map series (current) – Sheet 2134-3 & 2134-2 (Mundaring & Chidlow).