strategy is the first of its kind in the country and complements other trail
strategies developed over the past 25 years in WA that focus on areas such as
mountain biking and horse trails.
It will focus on traditional
bushwalking and the emerging growth area of trail running, and will guide
industry in the funding and development of hiking and trails for the next
The State Government has
allocated $250,000 over the next three years to encourage participation.
The strategy was developed
by the Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries (DLGSC)
and the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA), along
with significant community input.