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John Forrest National Park

Park Road, Hovea via Greenmount Rd | 24 km east of Perth city, Western Australia 6071, Australia
+61 8 9290 6100
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Walking, wildlife and water

Happy to pay entry into this beautiful WA park which contributes towards the upkeep. Well... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
katharyn73
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Perth, Australia
Amazing back to nature place with great facilities

Clean toilets, friendly rangers and amazing walks for all fitness levels. Beware the sausage... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jennifer C
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“old railway” (15 reviews)
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Park Road, Hovea via Greenmount Rd | 24 km east of Perth city, Western Australia 6071, Australia
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+61 8 9290 6100
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"great family day"
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"day hiking"
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"per vehicle"
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"great lunch"
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"great walk"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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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!

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Reviewed 11 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.

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Reviewed 4 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

2  Thank Helen L
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Reviewed 1 February 2018

Mostly during my long visit to Australia it was too hot to do any serious walking, but by the time we got here it was heading to autumn and we were able to have a good old tramp through the woods. We had a great...More

1  Thank bookworm451
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a popular spot for bushwalking, especially the trails to Hovea and National Park falls and the Eagle’s View trail

Thank Lenovavibe
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

We have always been during Winter or Summer and never in Spring. We won’t make that mistake again. Spring is absolutely the best time to visit JFNP. The waterfalls were gushing and the flowers in full bloom. From Morrison Road entrance to the pub (John...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017 via mobile

My friends drove me to John Forrest National Park after lunch at Core Cider. This is my very first seeing kangaroo in person.

Thank Bintasu
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Jocelyn D
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Response from bookworm451 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, we were elsewhere over Easter. Can you email the wardens there?
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