The park covers approximately 4,800 hectares of bush reserve and lies on the transition between the jarrah forest of the south and the drier northern country.
The upland in the park is jarrah, marri and powderbark forest; the valleys are forested with wandoo.
The park also features granite outcrops, panoramic views over the Avon Valley and the chance to see a wide variety of birds and wildlife.
There are limited facilities and development within the Park making it ideal for visitors and campers looking for a more wilderness experience.
Avon Valley campgrounds have wood barbecues, picnic tables and pit toilets. Water is available at Bald Hill, Drummonds, Valley Camp and the Ces Barrows camping areas.
Camping fees apply.
Open wood fires cannot be lit during prohibited burning times, normally from 1 November to 8 March – dates may be extended.
Best time to visit
Autumn, winter and spring. Summer conditions are very hot and dry.
Access at this park is limited and assistance would be required.
It’s great to escape everyday life and visit a park or reserve in WA. It is also important to us that you return safely to your family and friends.
Always remember it is really important to plan when to visit. Read this safety information about bushwalking. Consider travelling with a personal location beacon (PLB). In the event you need to be rescued, it could save your life!
- Many rapids and slip/fall risk areas.
Pets in Parks
Pets are not permitted in the park as consideration for the rights of other park users, and to protect native animals. Please click here for further information.
RIVER ACCESS INFORMATION - Sappers Rd within Avon Valley National Park is closed over the winter months for safety reasons. The condition of the road is unsuitable for even four-wheel-drive access. Therefore the is no vehicle river access within Avon Valley National Park. The nearest river access is Cobblers Pool.
Travelling time from Perth to Avon Valley is about one hour. Nearest town is Toodyay - access via Toodyay Road.
There is no vehicle access to the River in the Park.
All access roads within the Park are unsealed and are not recommended for caravans.