List of protected areas of Western Australia

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Western Australia is the second largest country subdivision in the world. It contains no fewer than 1224 separate Protected Areas with a total area of 170,610 km² (land area: 159,151 km² – 6.30% of the state’s area). Ninety-eight of these are National Parks, totalling 56,680.65 km²[1] (2.14% of the state’s area).

Protected areas of Western Australia[edit]

Conservation Parks[edit]

Marine Nature Reserves[edit]

Marine Parks[edit]

Miscellaneous Reserves[edit]

National Parks[edit]

Nature Reserves[edit]

Section 5(g) Reserves[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Department of Environment and Conservation 2009–2010 Annual Report". Department of Environment and Conservation. 2010. p. 48. ISSN 1835-114X. The area of the 98 national parks at 30 June 2010 was 5,668,065 hectares 

Further reading[edit]

  • Streetsmart Travellers Atlas of Western Australia (9th ed.). Department of Land Information and West Australian Newspapers. 2006. p. 289. ISBN 1-921048-13-1. In the state maps reserves can be identified and are listed in the Geographical Features Index 
  • Roads & tracks Western Australia : campsites directory, roads and tracks, all in one (5th ed.). Jolimont WA: Quality Publishing Australia. 2007. p. 252. ISBN 1-876723-35-1. Has a National Parks (including Aboriginal Reserves) index 
  • UBD Western Australia country road atlas (11th ed.). Macquarie Park NSW: UBD, a division of Universal Publishers. 2005. ISBN 0-7319-1587-9. Identifies reserves very clearly in maps but has no accompanying index 

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