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Lesmurdie Falls

The Lesmurdie Falls are situated in the Darling Range National Park and are a spectacular sight during winter and spring. Walk trails moderately difficult.

Details

  • Facilities:Toilets,Walking Trails,Pets Allowed,Picnic Facilities
  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves,Rivers & Lakes,Swimming Holes
  • Activities:Walking

Description

The area contains a large car park, three large picnic tables with shade, toilet facilities and rubbish bins.  Disabled access is available to toilets and picnic tables.

The area is especially popular in Spring when the falls are flowing and wildflowers are on display.

Several walk trails are available from here of varying degrees of difficulty, Including:

The Falls Trail. 640m return, Class 2, allow 30 min.

The Shoulder Trail. 1.5km return, Class 3, allow 1hr.

The Cascade Trail. 300m return, Class 3, allow 30 min.

The Foot of the Falls Trail. 2km return, Class 3, allow 1hr.

The Valley Loop Trail. 3km return, Class 3, allow 2hrs.

Lion's Lookout

A relatively short walk with a number of steep rocky paths

Details

  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Walking Trails
  • Natural Attractions:Lookouts,National Parks & Reserves

Description

This is a difficult walk in the Korung National Park, with some steep loose descents and taxing climbs. There are great views over Bickley Reservoir and the city with wildflowers in abundance in the spring time.

Mundy Regional Park

Mundy Regional Park stretches from the coastal plain to the top of the Darling Scarp to Lesmurdie Falls.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves,Waterfalls
  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:Toilets,Walking Trails

Description

Mundy Regional Park commemorates Mundy, a leader of the Beelu Aboriginal people at the time of the European settlement. Mundy was considered one of the most important negotiators for Perth's Whadjuk community. 

Sections of the park feature an unbroken belt of carp woodland to explore and panoramic views in its extensive network of walk trails, making it a popular destination for bushwalkers. Mundy Regional Park is also host to granite outcrops and a beautiful wildflower display in the spring season. 

Patsy Durack's Rose Garden

Welcome to our garden. Our tranquil gardens surround Kareela the old Archbishop’s holiday home in Gooseberry Hill, built in 1915.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens,Points of Interest

Description

Archbishop Clune lived here for holidays in the 1920’s.  Here he could indulge his literary tastes, removed from the disturbances of the city.  In the 1920’s  a housekeeper’s cottage was built beside the house.

Patsy Durack grows hundreds of field rose bushes. Most of the rose bushes have their own individual plaques allowing visitors to identify those roses they would like in their own gardens.

Rocky Pool in Kalamunda

Great nature walk!

Details

  • Natural Attractions:National Parks & Reserves,Swimming Holes
  • Activities:Walking
  • Facilities:BBQ,Walking Trails

Description

If you're an outdoors-y type, this is the place for you. It's a great way to spend the day with a loved one or family as you can go on a walk and if it's not too hot, the rocky pools will be filled with water for you to swim in during or after your hike.

 

Stirk Park

An ornamental lake and stream runs through the park and is surrounded by trees, which put on a terrific display in Autumn. Facilities include BBQ's, playground equipment and disabled toilets. Dogs are prohibited.

Details

  • Natural Attractions:Local Parks & Gardens
  • Facilities:BBQ,Kids Play Grounds,Picnic Facilities,Toilets

Description

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