Best Bush Walk Parks in Perth

Best Bush Walk Parks in Perth
Bush Walking in Winter. Source: Pixibay

Below is a list of the top and leading Bush Walk Parks in Perth. To help you find the best Bush Walk Parks located near you in Perth, we put together our own list based on this rating points list.

Perth’s Best Bush Walk Parks:

The top rated Bush Walk Parks in Sydney are:

  • Kokoda Track
  • Bold Park
  • John Forrest National Park

Kokoda Track

Kokoda Track
Kokoda Track. Source: bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-park/events/walks-and-tours/kokoda-track

Kokoda Track is a memorial path that is dedicated to Australian soldiers who fought in the cruel state against the great number of people in the Papua New Guinea campaign of July 1942 – January 1943. Kokoda Track is one of the significant places during World War II as many Australian and American had severely in pain due to war conditions and health diseases. The path begins at Kennedy Fountain on Mounts Bay Road with a climb of 150 steep steps. Along the path, there are plaques that anyone can follow to reach the State War Memorial where the track ends.

Products/Services:

Bush Walking, Scenic Tracks, Historical Park

LOCATION:

Address: 171-173 Mounts Bay Rd, Perth WA 6000
Phone: (08) 9480 3600
Website: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/kings-park/events/walks-and-tours/kokoda-track

REVIEWS:

“Very pleasant walk but challenging to those not so fit. Luckily there are benches for you to rest during the climb. Also there are plaques showing you the history of the kokoda battle between Australia and Japan.”- Simon Sheng

Bold Park

Bold Park
Bold Park. Source: bgpa.wa.gov.au/bold-park

Bold Park is an A-class park reserve that is considered to be one of the largest remaining bushland remnants in the urban area of the Swan Coastal Plain as it cover 437 hectares near the coast. The park aims to be known as world-class urban wilderness that is enjoyed, experience, and preserve by the community. It houses more than 1000 native and non-native species of flora, fauna and fungi identified.  There are also great number of wildlife animals that can be found in the park such as birds, reptiles, and amphibians. Overall, Bold Park offers rare chance to experience relative ‘wildnerness’ in Perth’s urban area.

Products/Services:

Bushwalking, Home of Biodiversity, Scenic Views, Ocean Views, Bush Trails, Exercise Activities

LOCATION:

Address: Perry Lakes Drive, City Beach WA 6015
Phone: (08) 9480 3600
Website: www.bgpa.wa.gov.au/bold-park

REVIEWS:

“The walking trails through here are fantastic and have been designed and maintained really well. It’s a great place to head to with the family to relax or for a run with the dog to stay healthy. We’re very lucky to have something like this so close to the centre of Perth.” – Ben Prince

John Forrest National Park

John Forrest National Park
John Forrest National Park. Source: parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/park/john-forrest

John Forrest National Park is one of the country’s oldest conservation areas and the first official national park of Western Australia. It features wide range of plant life and wildlife that visitors can watch. Along with this, there are natural attractions that are located in this national park. Some of it include Hovea and National Park Falls that flow during winter and spring seasons. Aside from sightseeing activities, there are various activities that can be enjoyed by the visitors like picnic, walk trails, and horse riding.

Products/Services:

Wildlife Watching, Picnic Areas, Walk Trails, Barbecue Area, Natural Attractions, Horse Riding, Bushwalking

LOCATION:

Address: Park Rd, Hovea WA 6056
Phone: (08) 9290 6100
Website: www.parks.dpaw.wa.gov.au/park/john-forrest

REVIEWS:

“The park offers a variety of well marked walking routes from a few hundred yards for people with impaired mobility to the 16.5km Eagle View route which requires a much higher level of fitness and mobility. Each route stipulates how long the walk should take. There’s plenty of parking and a tavern for you to enjoy a beer of coffee after your walk.” – Adrian Eades

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