View from the bottom of Lesmurdie Falls

National Parks

Explore the beauty and diversity of Perth Hills parks.

Although National Parks remain open throughout the year it should be noted that there can be temporarily closures. 

Regardless of the time of year please check to ensure the area you want to experience and explore is safe to do so.
Summer: With high temperatures and dry fuels there is always the potential for fire.
Autumn & Winter: Flooding, Fire or Smoke Warnings may be issued in various areas where controlled burns are being conducted.

Check EmergencyWA for any major burns / hazards / alerts

Be responsible and prepared when doing any walk - ensure you have appropriate clothing, footwear and water for the journey. Stay alert to your surroundings.

Pets in parks

The Perth Hills area is home to many National and Regional Parks, many of which do not permit dogs (with exception of approved assistance dogs) to protect indigenous fauna and flora and as consideration of the rights of other park users. Permitted areas for dogs in National and Regional Parks and campgrounds are listed on the Parks and Wildlife Service website.

Perth Hills national parks include

  • Beelu National Park: Popular recreation sites, bird watching opportunities, views of Mundaring Weir and Lake CY O'Connor
  • Kalamunda National Park: Diverse range of native plants and is a popular destination for bushwalking and horse riding
  • Gooseberry Hill National Park: Home to the iconic one-way (downhill) Zig Zag Drive, this area provides amazing photography and bird watching opportunities
  • Mundy Regional Park: Host to an extensive network of walk trails. This park provide stunning views and wildflowers during spring. Lesmurdie falls is also located in this popular park. 
  • Korung National Park: Located around Karragullen and Pickering Brook, this is a popular destination for bushwalking and mountain biking for all fitness levels. 
  • Other nearby National Parks include:

Both the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi Trails start in the Perth Hills.

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