Perth National Parks
The Common is 380 ha of Jarrah Forest on the edge of the Darling Scarp. It
is home to hundreds of different wildflowers and is typical of the Jarrah/Marri
forest. The flora on the slopes on the edge of the Scarp reflect the land
forms and contain Wandoo and Blackbutt with the associated understorey.
Forrest National Park
This 1580ha park on the Darling Range escarpment consists of Jarrah forrests
with marri, wandoo and blackboys. Attractions include wildfowers in the spring
and waterfalls. 40 minutes drive from Perth.
Yanchep National Park
Set in 2,842ha of bushland you can discover wetlands, woodlands and caves
and experience the rich cultural heritage.
can explore the natural surroundings and discover the homes of many animals
such as the Western Grey Kangaroo, the tiny honey possum, bandicoots, reptiles
and many friendly water birds.
are limestone caves, Tudor style Buildings, row boats for hire, shady picnic
and barbecue areas and a colony of koalas. All of these attractions are located
near the lake of Loch McNess.
school holidays, rangers co-ordinate special events and activities, to discover
the many aspects of the Park such as adventure caving, Koala Kapers and a
taste of Yanchep.
Situated 50km north of Moora the park is accessible from all directions by
good gravel roads. The Park is 44 324ha of sandplain country with some rare
flora. It is also the site of Jingamia Cave.
The Pinnacles which are located in this Park, are undoubtedly one of the State's
most unique and interesting attractions. Thousands of limestone pillars, up
to 4m tall, rise out of a stark landscape of yellow sand. The Pinnacles are
located approximately 29km south of Cervantes and 2km inland from the beach.
Dutch sailors saw these limestone outcrops from the sea and thought they were
the remains of an ancient city. Half-day tours from the Shell Service Station
and full day tours from Perth are available. If driving, a charge of $5.00
per car or $2.00 per bus passenger is payable to enter the National Park.
A one-way loop drive leads through The Pinnacles and is suitable for conventional
vehicles, however, trailers and caravans should be left in Cervantes. A 500m
loop walk trail starts opposite the carpark.
is popular at nearby Hangover Bay and Kangaroo Point and both have visitor
Gully National Park
Named after one of the stopping places used by drovers on the North Road Stock
Route located north east of Lurien via Cockleshell Gully Road. The National
Park is accessible by 4 wheel drive vehicle only. Guided tours can be arranged
by contacting Jurien Bus Charter and Tours.
Tel (096) 521 036.
Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions
Locked Bag 29,
Bentley Delivery Centre,
Bentley, WA 6102
ABN: 38 052 249 024
(08) 9219 9000
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