Heritage Rail Bridge

Denmark Western Australia

Heritage Bridge

The Wilson Inlet Heritage - Nornalup Rail Trail stretches from the South Coast Highway in the east along the North East side of the Inlet, past Crusoe Beach and continues through the forest and valleys to Nornalup in the West. The Heritage Rail Bridge, at the mouth of the Denmark River, is a good point to join the trail east or west.

Find the Bridge

The Bridge is easily accessed from Denmark Town driving south along the river (Hollings Drive) where you will find parking spaces, picnic tables and a gazebo set for tourists.

Take a stroll across the bridge and along the trail on the north side of the Inlet. It is also a lovely walk along the river either from town, or down to the river mouth. There is a parking at the rivermouth.

Home to the Black Swan, Western Australian Pelicans, and Red Tailed Black Parrots the Inlet is a haven to birds from both hemispheres. Several Aboriginal Fish Traps and Shelters are located along the trail.

Denmark-Nornalup Heritage Rail Trail
Denmark-Nornalup Heritage Rail Trail

Heritage Rail Trail

The Rail Bridge offers direct access to the Rail Trail along the north side of the Wilson Inlet. The Rail Trail is part of the Munda Biddi Trail.

Denmark Heritage Rail Trail

The Heritage Rail Bridge is at the start of the Denmark - Nornalup Heritage Rail Trail

There are three sections of this trail currently open, Wilsons Inlet to Denmark (7.5kms) , Denmark to Parker Rd (33kms), and Peaceful Bay Rd at Bow Bridge to Nornalup (14kms). There are four original timber rail bridges in use on the trail.

"Denmark River mouth on Inlet Drive is the trail hub and accessed adjacent to the Denmark Caravan Park at the southern end of Hollings Rd. It is where the Denmark River flows into the Wilson Inlet, and this is where the Bibbulmun track, the Denmark to Nornalup Heritage Trail, the Wilson Inlet Heritage Trail, the Mokare Trail and still other Denmark walk trails meet and intersect." The Munda Biddi Trail Foundation.

Walking on the Heritage Rail Trail heading east across the northern side of the inlet is a relatively flat, slightly curving path through the forest. Suitable for bikes, this trail is popular for cycling and horse riding. One section of the Heritage Rail Trail is now part of the Western Australia's world-class, long distance, off road cycling trail The Munda Biddi Trail

Denmark Heritage Rail Trail

Places nearby or related guides:

Denmark Town Denmark Town
The town sits nestled among forested hillsides along the banks of the Denmark River and surrounding areas. Trendy shops, eateries. Visit Denmark Town
Wilson Inlet from Monkey Rock Western Australia The Wilson Inlet
Fed from the Denmark and Hay Rivers, less than 1km south of town. This majestic water is divided from the ocean by a sandbar much of the year. Waterbirds galore. Visit the Wilson Inlet.
Wilson Inlet from Monkey Rock Western Australia Wilson Inlet Map
Fed from the Denmark and Hay Rivers, less than 1km south of town. This majestic water is divided from the ocean by a sandbar much of the year. Waterbirds galore. Visit the Wilson Inlet Map.
Mokare Heritage Trail, Western Australia Mokare Heritage Trail
The Mokare Heritage Trail winds along the east side of the Denmark River between the Denmark Traffic Bridge (along South Coast Hwy) and the Heritate Rail Bridge @ the rivermouth. Visit the Mokare Heritage Trail
Waugal Bibbulmun Track, Denmark WA The Bibbulmun Track
Winding through the heart of Denmark, WA, the 'Waugal' is the symbol and trail marker of the Track. Visit the Bibbulmun Track
Walks in Denmark Western Australia Walks & Trails
There are walks all throughout the Denmark coast. Hike the Bibbulmun, ride the Munda Biddi, walk through the forests and rivers. Visit the Walks & Trails in Denmark WA.
Southern Forests of Denmark Western Australia Forests
From Albany, through Denmark and Walpole you will find some of the most fascinating forests in the world. Visit the Forests of the Coast
Birdlife of the Denmark Coast Birdlife
The birdlife along the Denmark Coast is as diverse as the countryside. There are several species of birds which can be found no where else on earth. Birdlife in Denmark WA

MAPS OF DENMARK

Denmark WA Map Denmark Region Map
All the sights around Denmark including the Denmark Town, Wilson Inlet, William Bay National Park, The Valley of the Giants Treetop Walk and more... Visit Denmark Regional MAP
William Bay MAP Western Australia William Bay National Park MAP
There is a detailed, satellite map below, however Elephant Cove is on the William Bay National ParK MAP if you want to compare it with other locations.
Denmark WA Beaches Map: Visting Western Australia Denmark Beaches Map
From William Bay National Park in the West, Ocean Beach, Ligts Beach and Nullaki Peninsula. Visit the Denmark Beaches Map
Whale Watching, Albany, WA National Parks Map
A Map with the National Parks of the Coast listed. Change the view to see the region by satellite. Visit the National Parks Map
Accommodation Denmark Western Australia Accommodation
An inspiring selection of quality Denmark holiday accommodation type set in and around Denmark. Find your Accommodation in Denmark.
Shopping in Denmark Western Australia Shopping in Denmark
The small quaint town atmosphere coupled with the exquisite range of fabulous boutique stores will have you coming back just to shop. Go Shopping in Denmark.
Eating in Denmark Western Australia Eating in Denmark
Enjoy great value, delicious food in a variety of cafes, restaurants, bakeries, gelateries, wine bars and cellar doors in and around Denmark Town. Eat in Denmark.
Wine in Denmark Western Australia Denmark Wineries
Denmark has been a major producer of red and white cool climate wine for over thirty years. Perfect for the wine lovers out there! Visit the Denmark Wineries.
Denmark Western Australia on the South Coast of Western Australia is part of a national biosphere area and deserves our care and respect. Please try to be responsible for your environmental impact when visiting Denmark WA.

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