Len Howard Conservation Park Trail
Starting from the car park off Dampier Ave, Erskine, this walk takes you on a circuit within Len Howard Conservation Park via the Erskine Nature Trail. Len Howard Conservation Park is a hidden gem for bird watching in Mandurah. Explore the lovely Len Howard Conservation Park along the Erskine Trail and discover Mandurah's natural heritage and the region's internationally significant Peel-Yalgorup Wetlands, including the remarkable wildlife that calls them home. Walk through diverse habitats including remnant old growth swamp paperbark and banksia coastal woodland, and travel along boardwalks meandering through a network of samphire saltmarshes. You will have lots of chances to spot some waterbirds as the trail meanders along the shoreline. There is an artificial nesting platform along the trail where you can come across breeding ospreys. Some of the birds you may see include the Chestnut Teal, Banded Stilt, Red-necked Avocet, Whimbrel, Eastern Curlew, Sharp-tailed Sandpiper, and Regent Parrot. This walk can be a great choice for families. The track has a compacted dirt surface with a gentle, mostly flat gradient and some slightly overgrown, narrow and sandy sections. The walk can be done as a shorter 1.2km circuit or extended with a walk to the beautiful Peel Inlet beach near the Mandurah Quay Resort. Let us begin by acknowledging the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we travel today, and pay our respects to their Elders past and present.