Canning National Park (Unofficial name)

47km from Perth along Brookton Highway. Located between Brookton Highway and the Canning Reservoir, this 2500-hectare park is mainly jarrah forest and forms an important water catchment area for the reservoir. Canning National Park (unofficial name) has high conservation values with many plant and animal species being located within its boundaries and adjacent areas. The major recreation facilities located near Canning National Park are provided by the Water Corporation at…

Beedelup National Park

Address : Beedelup WA 6260 22km from the Pemberton, 367kms from Perth, 267km from Albany, 154km from Margaret River, 57km from Nannup. Situated on the Vasse highway in Pemberton, Beedelup National Park is mostly karri forest, with some mixed forest and some areas of jarrah and marri. The park features the Beedelup Falls and suspension bridge. The understorey is lush, and the atmosphere damp and often misty, because of the…

Badgingarra National Park

Address : Badgingarra WA 6521 190km from Perth via the Brand Highway with no internal roads. Located on the opposite side of highway from the town of Badgingarra. Badgingarra National Park is 13,108 hectares and features high breakaway country overlooking low undulating sandplains. The park is renowned for its incredible diversity of endemic wildflowers. Low scrub predominates, the lowlands bloom with extensive wildflowers in spring. Flora in this area includes…

Avon Valley National Park

80 km north-east of Perth via the Toodyay Road. Turn left into Morangup Road, and left onto Quarry Road.¬†From summer to winter, from north to south, and from high outcrops to deep river and stream valleys, the forests of Avon Valley National Park are constantly changing. The Avon River flows in winter and spring when the river churns over spectacular rapids. During summer and autumn the river diminishes to a…

Alexander Morrison National Park

Address : Eganu WA 6515 250kms north from Perth. 65km east from Green Head, 40km west from Coorow, along the Coorow-Green Head Rd.¬†This 8,500 hectare Park was declared a National Park in 1970. It was named after Alexander Morrison (1849-1913) who was the first official Western Australian government botanist in the Bureau of Agriculture between 1897-1906. He collected specimens extensively in Western Australia and Victoria, briefly at Gawler in South…