• The Waugal is the official symbol of the Bibbulmun Track
    The Waugal is the official symbol of the Bibbulmun Track

If you're heading to southwestern WA to discover the regions excellent walking trails including the Bibbulmun Track you'll find this story interesting.

Dwellingup and Collie, with over 675km of trials between them have been jointly crowned WA’s premier Trail Towns by Trails WA.

The Trail Town initiative, which aims to boost WA’s regional centres by promoting the trail towns as tourism hotspots, has played a major part in the tourism boost for the towns.

Suzanne Hillier, Chairperson of Trails WA told thewest.com.au the benefits of achieving WA Trail Town status are numerous.

“The Trail Town initiative goes beyond mere recognition; it focuses on transformation. By embracing these standards, towns can reimagine themselves as vibrant activity hubs, attracting visitors, driving commerce, and fostering community pride.

“It not only enhances visibility among outdoor enthusiasts but also draws destination trail users and holidaymakers — making it easier for them to plan their next trail-cation.”

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