This is a beautiful 3000-hectare serene forest location offers visitors many popular recreation sites, birdwatching opportunities, panoramic views over Lake CY O’Connor and Mundaring Weir.
Beelu has many trails either passing through or originating from the Perth Hills Discovery Centre.
Tracks and Trails
The variety of tracks and trails accessible from the centre, including the Bibbulmun Track and Munda Biddi mountain bike trail, ensures that there is a suitable walk or cycle for all ages and abilities.
Perth Hills Discovery Centre
The Perth Hills Discovery Centre offers information on recreational opportunities within the area. The centre is also the home of the DPAW’s Nearer to Nature.
Exploring the Park
Fred Jacoby Park is the home to one of the largest living English oak trees in Western Australia. While in the area be sure to stop at one of scenic points along Mundaring Weir Road, including South Ledge where panoramic views can be seen from the Golden View Lookout, North Ledge, Farrell Grove, The Dell, Pimelia Mycumbene and Grevillea Mycumbene.
Weekend and School Holiday Camping
You can spend a night under the stars at the Perth Hills Discovery Centre campground. The ‘luxury’ campground features a camp kitchen with fridge, electric barbecues, power, a sink, hot showers, toilets and fire ring. This site is a tent only camping area and camping fees apply. Please book on-line at http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/campgrounds/
Dogs can be taken to the dog exercise area in Fred Jacoby Park. This is the only place where dogs are allowed in the park.
Beelu National Park is a 40 kilometres drive east of Perth on the Mundaring Weir Road.