We have selected a number of parks and trails to help you access nature north of Perth. If you would like more information on each park, please contact the local Parks and Wildlife office or the park directly using the contact details provided.
You can visit some of the parks and trails from the comfort of your home on Google Street View.
To find out more about park entry fees, park passes, concessions, planning your trip and organised group outings visit Access to Nature.
Pinnacles Desert, Nambung National Park
Stop at one of the many points along the one-way drive around the Pinnacles Desert. The Pinnacles Desert Discovery Centre has displays, soundscapes and videos. There are designated parking bays, unisex accessible toilets and sealed paths. The Pinnacles View Lookout concrete path has gradients up to 1:10.
Parks and Wildlife Jurien Bay, (08) 9688 6000. More information on AccessWA.
Drive the 18.5km bitumen Lesueur Scenic Drive which has regular stopping points. At Drummonds there are interpretive signs and a 250m trail to Wilson Lookout that is sealed and low gradient. Stop at Cockleshell Gully with designated parking, accessible toilets and hardened paths at both sites.
See the gorge views from the fabulous new Kalbarri Skywalk, Nature’s Window and The Loop parking area, Hawks Head and the Ross Graham lookout and soaring sea cliffs from Red Bluff, Natural Bridge and Island Rock. There are designated parking bays, unisex accessible toilets and sealed paths at these sites, but no toilets at Red Bluff and Island Rock. A 1.2km section of the Bigurda Trail between Natural Bridge and Island Rock has sealed paths and an 800m boardwalk.
Parks and Wildlife Geraldton, (08) 9964 0901. More information AccessWA.
The Monkey Mia Visitor Centre has interpretive displays. There is designated parking, unisex accessible toilets and sealed paths throughout the site. The beach is accessible on a 1:14 timber ramp and you can borrow a beach wheelchair with large pneumatic tyres that can be immersed in water from the visitor centre at no charge.
Monkey Mia Visitor Centre, (08) 9948 1366. More information on AccessWA.
The Peron Heritage Precinct is accessible by two-wheel drive with a small interpretive centre, self-guided walk on compacted limestone paths, unisex accessible toilet, change room and ‘hot tub’ with water from the homestead artesian bore. If you want to venture further, a high clearance four-wheel drive is essential. The Big Lagoon campground has hardened camp sites, accessible toilets and compacted paths.
Drive on sealed roads all the way to Yardie Creek. Along the way, stop off at Milyering Discovery Centre for information and interpretive displays of the parks. There is designated parking, and accessible toilets. Check out Turquoise Bay, Sandy Bay and Yardie Creek where you will find designated parking, unisex toilets and hardened paths. If you like to camp, check out the facilities at Kurrajong and Osprey campgrounds.
Milyering Discovery Centre, (08) 9947 2808.
Millstream Homestead Visitor Centre, Millstream Chichester National Park
The 1920’s ex-pastoral station homestead has a parking area, hardened paths throughout the site, unisex accessible toilet and shower and picnic facilities. The Homestead Walk is a 750m long interpretive loop trail. There are bridges and seats along the way and most of the trail surface is compacted, however some areas can get boggy and loose after rain.
Parks and Wildlife Karratha, (08) 9182 2000.
Karijini Visitor Centre, Karijini National Park
The visitor centre has world-class interpretive displays and is managed by Local Aboriginal people. There is designated parking, accessible toilets and showers.
Karijini Visitor Centre, (08) 9189 8121.
Danggu Geikie Gorge boat tours take place from May to October and the boat, Ms Casey Ross, can accommodate people in wheelchairs. There is a charge for the boat tour with concessions. There is designated parking, accessible toilets, shelter and hardened paths.
Google Street View - Danggu Geikie Gorge
Parks and Wildlife Broome, (08) 9191 5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Hidden Valley has a small parking area with designated parking, accessible unisex toilet and hardened paths. The Looking at Plants Nature Trail is a 400m loop trail of hardened path and boardwalk featuring trailside signs.
Parks and Wildlife Kununurra, (08) 9168 4200.