Author: Lorna Charlton

Mountain biking enthusiasts now have additional trails to explore in the South West with the completion of the Arklow trail network, north of Collie. With the most recently completed 12km of new single track, the Arklow trail network totals 36km, 26km of which is new or...

Amid exciting new changes to travel restrictions across the south-west due to an easing of the COVID-19 crisis, ventures in Collie are preparing for a new and improved tourism industry once the pandemic has passed. Funds from the $2 million Collie Futures Small Grants Program have...

Collie is on track to becoming a prime trail adventure town, with the recent announcement of funding for new local tourism projects supported by the $2 million Collie Futures Small Grants Program. Accommodation suited for trails and mountain biking is currently limited, and these projects will...

We now find ourselves living in a world of ‘social distancing’ to manage the potentially devastating impacts of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic. While there have been direct impacts on the delivery of the Collie Adventure Trails project, the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA)...

Who would have thought a couple of months ago we would find ourselves dealing with a pandemic and living in a world of ‘social distancing’ restrictions? The current COVID-19 situation and restrictions have impacted on the Dwellingup Adventure Trails project, and we have had to review...

Bunbury Geographe Tourism have recently published a great new mountain bike trail map for the Collie River Valley and Wellington National Park. The perfect way to find a trail to suit you – with 25 trails detailed from novice easy trails to more technical trails for the...

New trails are progressively being rolled out across the Murray Valley Trail Network in Lane Poole Reserve, which includes the popular Year 1, Boom Boom and Bam Bam trails opened in December 2018. When complete the network will contain more than 35km of purpose-built single-track mountain bike trails. 5.6km...

As more trails are built in Collie they are already attracting new businesses focussed on trails and trails tourism. TraaVerse is a family owned and operated trails and adventure business that recently opened in Collie. Owner Simone Fraser says that she and her family are excited...

Western Australia’s next key trails town, is just six months out from the opening of a significant piece of infrastructure, with works steadily progressing Dwellingup’s Trails and Visitor Centre. The town’s current information centre is being transformed through the addition of 400m2 of building, to incorporate the trails component...