Aitken Street Reserve Trail

Take a walk in nature around the Aitken Street Reserve on the 920-metre trail.

It is a State and Federally-protected reserve of Banksia woodland with Marri and Jarrah. In September and October, it comes alive with native flora, including cowslip orchids, sundews, and red and green kangaroo paws

Trailhead Location

  • The trail starts and finishes at the parking area and bus stop south of Aitken Street on South Western Highway.


  • Grade 2  – flat with gravel


  • 920 metres


  • Approximately 20 minutes


The reserve is named after Alexander Aitken.

Along with his sons Isaac and James, Alexander was one of the first settlers of Wagerup and Yarloop, on a property near what is now known as Wagerup Brook in 1890.

The rest of the family, two sons, and four daughters, arrived from Victoria some time later.


  • Car park
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