Balingup

Balingup to Donnelly River Village | Distance: 58km

Realignments & Alternative Routes

  • Southampton Rd to Blackwood Campsite

    A realignment has been made south of the Southampton Rd/Spring Gully Rd intersection.

    Directions

    The Track no longer ascends on the north side of the fence line from Southampton Rd. Follow the markers on the route. Updated Track notes for Guidebook 4 are provided on the Guidebook Updates page (see under ''Shop'' tab).

Diversions & Other Impacts

  • Campfire bans in place

    Location: South of Balingup

    Campfire bans are now in place at all campsites in this section (including Gregory Brook and Blackwood campsites).

    No open fires may be lit whatsoever.

    Walkers must use only fuel stoves for cooking.

    The campfire ban will remain in place at least until March 2019 and may be extended depending on weather conditions.

    A reminder that Blackwood Campsite is a no fire site and campfires are not permitted there at any time of year.

    On certain days, a total fire ban may be in force where walkers are not permitted to light a fuel stove either.

    For information about locations of current total fire bans call 1800 709 355 or visit www.emergency.wa.gov.au/.

  • Prescribed burn diversion

    Location: Between Gregory Brook campsite and Donnelly River Village - Willow Springs

    The Bibbulmun Track is closed for 7km between Gregory Brook campsite and Donnelly River Village due to prescribed burning.

    A 7km diversion along Guy Road and Stallard Road is in place.

    Download the map

    The original route will remain closed until declared safe.

    For your safety stay on the marked diversion, adhere to and follow all signage and instructions from Parks and Wildlife and other emergency staff.

    Walkers should be aware of fire operations vehicles and other traffic in the area. For more information contact the Parks and Wildlife Service Kirup office on (08) 9731 6232.