National Parks and Reserves
Fitzgerald River National Park
Bremer Bay, Hopetoun, Jerramungup and Ravensthorpe, Albany and Esperance
The Fitzgerald River National Park is unique. Covering an area of over 329 000 ha, it is one the largest and most botanically significant National Parks in Australia. Within the park are found nearly 20 per cent of Western Australia’s flora species, many of which occur only within the National Park.
The Fitzgerald River National Park provides some spectacular recreational opportunities within its varied landscapes including bushwalking, camping, fishing, canoeing, whale watching, swimming, and surfing.
Information extracted from the Department of Parks and Wildlife Western Australia website. For more information about the Fitzgerald River National Park please click here.
Fitzgerald River National Park Brochure
Click here to learn more about the Fitzgerald River National Park, its outstanding biodiversity, and how you can help protect it from its biggest threat, Phytophthora Dieback.
Frank Hann National Park
This remote 60,000-ha park is located about 100 km north of Ravensthorpe. Consisting chiefly of moorland, heathland and scrubland, it is of value to those interested in genuine hiking. There are no facilities. Magnificent heathland wildflowers are in bloom from August to November.
This information has been extracted from the Department of Environment and Conservation Western Australia website. For more information about Frank Hann National Park please click here.
This 45 km long strip offers fine views of the district. It can be accessed by all vehicles via either Ethel Daw Drive (16 km south-east of town) or Archer Drive (10 km north of town). However, Range Top Drive is only negotiable by 4WD. For further information contact the visitor centre on (08) 9838 1277.