York Trails

York offers a number of trails for walkers, cyclists or those looking for a leisurely drive throughout the township and hosts a number of road cycle and Mountain bike events annually.  Your Journey throughout the Avon Valley starts here.


Grand Designs - A look at the pubs and parapets that

give York’s main street its unique character.

Hidden Gems - Tour the undiscovered

jewels of York’s side streets.

Convicts and Crossings - Follow the footsteps of York’s

convicts and those who lived here in the convict era.

Feeling intrepid? Cross the river by suspension bridge

or the ancient ford in summertime.

Download York Trails - Walks

Self Drive 

Immerse yourself in country living at York, the

perfect base to discover regional Western Australia.

A haven of rural tranquility located right on Perth’s

doorstep, York is famed for its historic buildings, museums,

galleries and collectables shops.

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Greenhills Heritage Trail

Discover the rich history of this rural area.

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York Trails - Cycle Rides

The Heron's Highway - Follow the

flight path of the herons that live beside the river. 

We can't make you airborne but there are fabulous

views of the two mountains for those that venture


The West Side Story - A wander along the west 

bank of the Avon River.

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York Walks - Avon River Walk

Commencing at the historic swinging bridge,

this 1.5km walk trail meanders along the Avon River

and features fantastic views of Mt Bakewell.

Walk Trail - Avon

Nature Play WA - York Play Trail

Be active, have fun, and learn together by taking part

in the York Play Trail, starting from the Town Hall

down to the Avon River. Use the free WIFI at the

York Visitor Centre to download the free app.

Simply search 'Play Trails' (Nature Play WA).

Download York Play Trail Info

Download for free below

Google Play 


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York Walks - Avon Terrace App

Use the free WIFI at the York Visitor Centre to

download the free app for the Avon Terrace

audio guided heritage trail. This walk takes

you on a heritage guided tour along the

main street of York and tells the history of the

buildings as you pass them. Simply search 

'Shire of York Trails & Tours'.

Download for free below

Google Play


The Avon Valley Region

Pack up the car, bikes and hiking gear and

take a road trip across  the beautiful Avon Valley's

mountain bike trails, hiking tracks and

family friendly picnic spots dotted throughout the region.

Click here to see more details about the Avon Valley.

Before you head out, have you considered:

  • Suitable footwear
  • Water bottle
  • Sun protection [hat, sunglasses, sunscreen]
  • A mobile phone
  • Letting someone know where you are going

Please dispose of rubbish in bins provided or take your rubbish with you.