Box Flat Walk – Ngarkat Conservation Park
|Start Point||Box Flat Track, Ngarkat Conservation Park|
|End Point||Box Flat Track, Ngarkat Conservation Park|
|Time||20 Minutes – Walking|
Box Flat Walk (20 mins return, 1km)
A glimpse of the hard life experienced by early settlers. Highlight include the historic ruins of Garra outstation.
Enjoy the peaceful surroundings of the Ngarkat Conservation Park and take in the views over the park’s 270,000 hectares of vegetated sand dunes, mallee and heath.The park abounds in wildlife. Look out for western grey kangaroo and emus and more than 120 species of birds. You may spot a rare malleefowl walking slowly among the trees.
A number of walking trails give you the opportunity to see the wildlife and get a better appreciation of the vast mallee landscape. Enjoy the magnificent views from Tyms Lookout along a 2-3 hour hike. Early attempts to farm this country failed as seen by the ruins of early European pioneering settlements at Box Flat.
More Information can be found on the Ngarkat National Park Website.
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