The best time of year to walk in Serpentine is late autumn to mid-spring, when the temperatures are cooler. Spring is a peak walking period because of the spectacular wildflower displays.
From the Serpentine Picnic Area car park, visitors can access the Falls Walk Trail, Baldwins Bluff Nature Track and Kitty’s Gorge Walk Track.
Falls Walk Trail
The falls are a short 15 minute walk and can be accessed by wheelchair. The walk trail begins at The Serpentine Falls car park and passes by the pipes that supply the Metropolitan area from the Pipehead Dam. There is a timber viewing platform for the spectacular views of rushing water.
Distance: 400m (Return) Time: 15minutes
Baldwins Bluff Nature Track
The ascent up the hill of Baldwins Bluff offers the experience of changing vegetation and spectacular views looking down over the valley.
Baldwin Bluff Nature Track is a walk that requires you to be reasonably fit as it climbs up gravel tracks to Baldwins Bluff. You will pass through Jarrah and Marri woodlands, eventually coming to Wandoo woodland and then finally over exposed granite. Great views in to the valley, across the Swan Coastal Plain and of the Serpentine Falls can be enjoyed from the summit.
Distance: 6km (return) Time: 2 hours Class: 4
Kitty’s Gorge Walk Track
A medium difficulty trail with impressive scenery running from the main picnic area into Kittys Gorge.
Kitty Gorge Walk Track is a marked walk that takes you along Serpentine Gorge to Gooraling Brook and then into Kittys Gorge. The track begins from the lower car park. Expect steep sections and uneven ground. Along the way discovery impressive granite outcrops and waterfalls.
It is important to remember the gates close at 5:00pm at Serpentine Falls.
Distance: 14km return Time: 5 hours Class: 4