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John Forrest National Park

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Address: Park Road, Western Australia 6071, Australia
Phone Number: +61 (0)8 9290 6100
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Oxfam walkers stop point.

Waited here for my wife as she did the Oxfam trail walkers event. Realised that the stuff o he always heard about is just in here - great trails, the rail tunnel, picnic areas... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
Alan P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Waited here for my wife as she did the Oxfam trail walkers event. Realised that the stuff o he always heard about is just in here - great trails, the rail tunnel, picnic areas etc. Was really just visiting & waiting, but am resolved to come back for a more serious walk.

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Thank Alan P
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is the place to go if you want to spend a beautiful day exploring this amazing bushland. There is walk tracks that can take you for miles or just a quick stroll. There are several waterfalls to visit and many many little bbq spots to stop and take in the scenery. At the end of the day you can... More 

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Thank radar424
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here three times ( Bush walkers tavern inside park ) the most amazing place to get close to Roo's ,Bandicoots, Lorikeets, Galah to mention but a few you will never get closer to nature out the back of the tavern we saw joeys with there heads outside there mums pouches and the young males boxing on trying to prove... More 

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Thank Murdkerry
Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this park before we need to head for the airport. My husband and I drove to the park. Paid entry fees of A$12 for car & 2 pax. The old train path is very accessible. We also walked a bit on the Eagle trail which leads into the forest. Came across several birds and a rodent which we cannot... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2016

A great place to go for a nice walk or ride in the bush, good for plane spotting or bird spotting and path is pram and wheelchair friendly. The waterfall is beautiful (and only a short walk) and we had fun rock hopping. It would be a great place to spread out a picnic. It is peaceful here and gives... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

Nice walk along the heritage trail past a couple of waterfalls. It the old train line and at the end of the trail is the old train tunnel you can walk though. Completely flat paths so good for everyone and nice picnic area in the middle.

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Thank Ben T
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

One of western Australia oldest park, in the Perth hills , just off the great eastern highway near mundaring , John Forrest national park has various trails , bbq and picnic facilities and magnificent scenes of the swan river plains. , a spectacular setting where nature a d culture meet together.

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Thank Inam k
Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

So if you enjoy bush walking on a medium distance, John Forrest National Park is a good place to explore. There are several trails inside the park, the short ones are the wild flower trail, the national waterfall trail, or the horse trail. These are the ones in the range of 5 km. If you want to add more of... More 

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Thank Olivia S
Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Lovely nature walks and views overlooking the city. Unreal feeling of being out of the city and into the wilderness.

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Thank 7Redrobin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

We visited the park on Friday 10 June 2016. We had an excellent lunch (with vegetarian options) at the tavern. The staff were really friendly with top service. After lunch we spent time with the Kangaroos who shared their space with ducks and a variety of other birds. Beautiful!

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