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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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a great family day out

its a great place to set up a picnic with the family or friends and the waterfalls are absolutely... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
cleavn
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Perth, Australia
The 1st National Park in Western Australia

John Forrest National Park is a national park in the Darling Scarp, 24 km east of Perth, Western... read more

Reviewed 16 March 2017
Puha P
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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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Reviewed 26 March 2017

its a great place to set up a picnic with the family or friends and the waterfalls are absolutely beautiful.

Thank cleavn
Reviewed 16 March 2017

John Forrest National Park is a national park in the Darling Scarp, 24 km east of Perth, Western Australia. It was the first national park in Western Australia and the second in Australia after Royal National Park. The walking trials were very gd. We even...More

Thank Puha P
Reviewed 16 January 2017

We've done 15 km trail - it didn't required a lot of physical preparation, since the trail isn't very difficult. However, on the hot day it might be a bit difficult, so remember to bring lots of water. On the other hand, the trail has...More

Thank Akvile G
Reviewed 12 January 2017 via mobile

Had a lovely trip out here today! We had our 7 year old with us so we did a 5km walk which she handled with ease. Went through the old railway tunnel and managed well without a torch although it was a bright sunny day....More

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Reviewed 20 December 2016

My family of four (including my 9-yo daughter and 7-yo son) visited John Forrest National Park and tackled the 2.4km trek to the closed down railway tunnel. We also went through the 300m tunnel which was a bit wet here and there but had no...More

Thank AdamReutensTan
Reviewed 10 November 2016

This park is has awesome views, true Australian outback look with unique trees and plants. Sheltered picnic areas and gas Bar B Que grills everywhere. Lovely birds and 2 waterfalls.

Thank Trafimov
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Great for a quick trip out of the city. 25 minutes to park from CBD. Nice place to have a picnic and a walk.

Thank CYSBOY
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Located in the Perth Hills, this is a nice way to spend an afternoon. There are numerous Eastern Grey Kangaroos hanging around the pub by the carpark. There are numerous walks through Jarrah forest with numerous wild flowers present even in winter. There are two...More

Thank Darron G
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

It is a great place for hiking. You can choose different return routes. As short as 2km or 16km route. Until November you will enjoy wild flowers sight seeing. Gain your health and great day trip place.

Thank afraqi
Reviewed 26 September 2016

Some fantastic walking trails around the area. It should be noted that students do not get concession into the park so its $12 per car.

Thank emily s
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jpetersen14
3 October 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Julie, sorry for the delay in replying.. I have no idea what trail to take to see wild flowers.. I have only ever been on the Tunnel walk but not at wildflower time..
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Daniel J
24 August 2016|
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Response from Karen D | Reviewed this property |
I don't think they would be.
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Mondfinsternis
27 December 2015|
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Response from Ezza_1989 |
Foot is fine. Plenty to see and do
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