Foxes Lair June-July Highlights
Patches of colour appear in the bush, particularly on sandy and gravelly soils.
Highlights are shell and greenhood orchids, pink and white honeybush hakea shrubs, the three species of purple hovea pea flowers, and the occasional bright yellow wattle.
• Look for small delicate tube flowered astrolomas and leucopogons. In July, showy yellow and orange dryandra flowers appear.
• Look for beautiful pink frasers dryandra flowers on red soil on the Claypit Walk near the Claypit.See the map below.
• The Granite Trail winds through green growth, granite boulders and rock ferns. Look for bullets at the rifle range bank.
. Take the claypit challenge
. Look for giant salmon gum boletes at the arboretum.
• Enjoy the wildflowers with a leisurely ride on cycle trails. Take care as these trails are also for walkers.
For a visual guide to June/July wildflowers download this booklet
• If the weather is fine see endangered marsupials at Barna Mia Nocturnal Animal Sanctuary : Friday, and Saturday (except for public holidays
• Try these picnic spots
• Go on a numbat, echidna and bird spotting drive through Dryandra Woodland
• For a bracing walk climb Yilliminning Rock, have a BBQ picnic, see the Brockway Tree and lots of wildflowers.
• Go on a numbat, echidna and bird spotting drive through Dryandra Woodland National Park.
• If there is water in Toolibin Lake go for a picnic, see waterbirds, learn about the lake and see Woolly Banksias at Toolibin Cemetery. You could go via Albert Facey House in Wickepin.
• Early orchids are coming out. Look for greenhood orchids and the hare orchid on the Highbury walk trail. Take mosquito repellent.