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John Forrest National Park

Closes in 4 min: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Open today: 12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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Holiday walking

A fine and sunny day. Not too hot and a gentle walk up to the falls from swan view. Easy walk and... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
Perth, Australia
via mobile
Wildflower walk not far from Perth

With all the rain Perth hills area has had recently, the waterfalls and wildflowers were at their... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Perth, Australia
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Park Road, Hovea via Greenmount Rd | 24 km east of Perth city, Western Australia 6071, Australia
+61 8 9290 6100
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Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

A fine and sunny day. Not too hot and a gentle walk up to the falls from swan view. Easy walk and smooth gradient. Excellent views etc and great flowers

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kenny100653
Reviewed 30 September 2018

With all the rain Perth hills area has had recently, the waterfalls and wildflowers were at their best. There is an entrance fee to get into the National Park which I don't begrudge as the Park area seems to be being upgraded. There are quite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank car0leb66
Reviewed 19 September 2018

I love JFP. Great facilities set in a stunning landscape with great walk trails, abundant flora and fauna....just a fantastic spot for enjoying the great outdoors :)

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank dreamingtravel1234
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

Very quite park at this time of the year but worth to go. The river had a lot of water and the waterfall was due to great to see.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tobiasb499
Reviewed 7 July 2018

Happy to pay entry into this beautiful WA park which contributes towards the upkeep. Well signposted walks and pathways, very clean and well maintained landscape, topped off with a drink at the Tavern alongside the friendly local roos, who just come and go as they...More

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank katharyn73
Reviewed 19 June 2018

Clean toilets, friendly rangers and amazing walks for all fitness levels. Beware the sausage stealing Kookaburra who is so skilled he flew down and took the sausage and left the bun still in the hand of the eater !! Such a wonderful back to nature...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 19 June 2018

John Forrest National Park is a great spot of a family picnic or have lunch at the Tavern. The only problem was finding the entrance to the park as some of the entries are closed. The Tavern still have the wildlife around and worth a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Wiz-Oz7
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

A great day trip from Perth, nice easy walks and a little bit of wildlife. Bring plenty of water as shade is scarce - and please don't feed the animals!

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank stucore
Reviewed 12 May 2018 via mobile

Found plenty of well sign-posted walking tracks. Easy walking and cycling. Toilet facilities at rangers station, various car parking points.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank 93mollyp
Reviewed 5 February 2018

We took a day trip out to the Swanview Railway Tunnel. It was a great walk. Take a water bottle with you during warm weather though. There is no water to drink in this area and you will get a bit thirsty. The paths are...More

Date of experience: November 2017
3  Thank Helen L
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17 November 2018|
Response from Kenny100653 | Reviewed this property |
Hi There - I do not think so. there are quite a few places around perth - Serpentine Falls - Lake Lechenaultia (sp!) are just 2 that I am aware of
30 June 2018|
Response from Jessie F |
Unfortunately dogs aren’t allowed here but you will be surprised by how many places they can go to around Perth.