7 Piesse St, 7 Piesse St, Toodyay, Western Australia, 6566
The Bilya Walk Track is a project by “Toodyay Friends of the River” promoting the Avon River’s cultural, heritage and environmental values. The track extends for 6.9kms (one-way) from the Toodyay Caravan Park to Nardie Cemetery giving you the opportunity to admire the historical buildings through the town site. Moving on towards Lloyds Reserve and entering a Sheoak and Paperbark thicket.Seating is available at points along the track giving you the opportunity of a vantage point to admire the River. Red Banks Pool provides the John Masters Bird Hide, where you can be rewarded with sightings of some water birds which frequent the river. You may even catch a glimpse of a Long Necked Turtle sunning itself on a log.A short distance from here is Extracts Weir and Millards Pool, a popular viewing point for the annual Avon Descent. Millards Pool is the perfect spot to launch a kayak or canoe for a pleasant paddle, and is the site of Toodyays original and only swimming pool.Remnants of the citrus orchards that once thrived here lead you towards the end of the track at Nardie Cemetery where many of Toodyays pioneers were laid to rest.