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Places To Go in Frankland


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Lake Poorrarecup

Lake Poorrarecup is popular for skiing, swimming and camping during the summer months.

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  • Natural Attractions:Rivers & Lakes
  • Activities:Boating,Camping,Canoeing
  • Facilities:BBQ,Camping Allowed,Camping Ground,Toilets,Boat Ramp,Picnic Facilities

Description

Lake Poorrarecup is the largest lake in the Shire of Cranbrook. The lake offers a campsite with changerooms, toilets and bbq facilities on site. However, there is no access to potable water at the lake.

Additionally, there are many water-based activities at the lake, including boating and canoeing.

If using the campground, a fee of $20 is charged per passenger vehicle per day, all year round.

Proceed to waypoint 13km east of Frankland on Cranbrook Frankland Road. Turn south onto Lake Poorrarecup Road. Proceed on dirt road for 9km. Turn west onto track for 200m to picnic area on lake.

Yeriminup Reserve and Cemetery

The Yeriminup Reserve and Cemetery is situated on open land surrounded by mature trees. It was once a stopping place for the Aboriginal people and is signposted as a sacred site.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Points of Interest

Description

The reserve is now part of an A Class Reserve. It was once significant as a bush cemetery for the Gordon River area, and in recent times it has been re-opened as a public cemetery by the Shire.

Frankland River is known as a fruitful investment for the historical Egerton-Warburton family. Yeriminup was taken up in 1857 and soon became a mixed farming enterprise with sheep, cattle and fruit orchards. 

 

 

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