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Bush 7 John Forrest National Park

Sunday, 25 July 2021

John Forrest National Park, Darlington

Same place, but on a new day!

Jaunt at John Forrest, to be held in John Forrest National Park, is an ideal introductory event to bush orienteering. The event is close to Perth and designed to ensure that you are never far from a track. Try some trail walking or running with a difference.
Note that there is a fee payable to enter the National Park: details are at

Please note: Please comply with any COVID-19 restrictions in place at the time of the event and continue to practise social distancing and good hand hygiene.

Pre-entry via Eventor is available and preferred: entries close at midday (12:00 WST) on Saturday 24th July. However, EOD (enter on the day) will be accepted: please bring cash for payment as credit card payment may not be available.
Courses: H1 - H4, M, E and VE. More details are in the Information flyer.

On the day registration: 9:00 - 11:00 am.
Start times: 9:30 - 11.30 am. You can start whenever you want during that period, subject to numbers of others turning up at the same time.
Courses close: 1 pm sharp. Please check back in at the caravan by this time, even if you have not completed your course.

Remember to bring:
•    WATER: no water available at the start, finish or on the courses;
•    Sunscreen, insect repellent, hat;
•    Compass and SI stick, or you can borrow either or both at the event;
•    Leg protection.

Also bring: your mobile phone! Snap a selfie with the giant Yoorna (bobtail) near the start and post on Facebook. The best selfie will win a prize!

Facilities at the event: toilets.
Directions to the event are in Eventor.
More information, including some photos, is available in the Information flyer, the Poster and Facebook.

More information on bush events: the OWA website has information about bush events.

Dogs are not permitted at bush events.

Instruction available: Need help? Instructors will be available to assist you with any queries you have.

OWA Sponsors

Australian Sports Commission
Department of Local Government,Sport and Cultural Industries

Acknowledgement of country

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Orienteering WA acknowledges the Noongar people, the Traditional and continuing Custodians of the land on which we gather to enjoy our sport, and pay our respects to Elders past and present.