LOL Gray Tree & Picnic Area - WA

  Historic Site

Position

DEG: -32.765697 117.017853
DMS: 32º 45' 56.51" S 117º 01' 4.27" E
UTM: 50 H 6374687mN 501672mE
Altitude: 398.79m

Description

Address & Contact

LOT 14099 Wandering-Narrogin Rd
Dryandra WA 6311
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/site/lol-gray

Information

The LOL Grey Tree was one of many trees in the South West that was had a fire tower hut built at its top in 1930.
This particular tree was a powerderbark tree and was "rediscovered" and the firehut lookout rebuilt by foresters Jack Bradshaw and Roger Underwood in the mid-1980s.

Picnic tables and barbecue facilities are provided. Visitors can also take two walk trails, Lol Gray Trail and Lol Gray Loop that leave from this area.

Lol Gray Trail

The Lol Gray Trail is a return walk to the Lol Gray picnic area. The main features are the diversity of the vegetation types, the old Lol Gray fire tower and spectacular views over Dryandra. The Lol Gray Tree fire tower was built in 1930 and used by the Forest Department as a lookout for the early detection of fires. The trail also runs past the site of the Lol Gray School. Although no buildings exist, the foundations can still be seen.

Distance: 12.5 km Class: Medium Time: Allow 4 hours

Lol Gray Loop
To take the Lol Gray Loop, follow the old telegraph line from the Lol Gray picnic area. The walk features heath vegetation where pygmy possums and honeyeaters find the flowers irresistible.
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Closest Weather Station

Narrogin at 22/09:00am WST
Distance from LOL Gray Tree & Picnic Area 24.06km SE
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
12.5°C11.1°C82%9.6°ChPa3.0mmWSW7km/hr
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Closest Climatic Station

Narrogin
Distance from LOL Gray Tree & Picnic Area 24.06km SE
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C31.030.227.323.018.615.414.615.317.721.125.528.9
Mean Min. °C14.214.313.010.57.86.45.25.16.07.410.112.3
Mean Rain mm12.915.820.629.462.786.387.167.646.431.218.414.2

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