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John Forrest National Park

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Address: Park Road, Western Australia 6071, Australia
Phone Number: +61 8 9290 6100
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Easy to get too close to CBD

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
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Cambridge, Canada

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Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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.

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Cambridge, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Fremantle, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 16, 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 walks to water falls, about 2km and 1 km for each walk. There is also... More 

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Perth, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 14, 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.

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Thank afraqi
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 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.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016 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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2016

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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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

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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Singapore, Singapore
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016 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 bubbles 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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