Serpentine National Park

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Serpentine National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Serpentine Falls 2.jpg
main section of Serpentine Falls, October 2007
Map showing the location of Serpentine National Park
Map showing the location of Serpentine National Park
Nearest city Perth
Coordinates 32°21′26″S 116°02′36″E / 32.35722°S 116.04333°E / -32.35722; 116.04333Coordinates: 32°21′26″S 116°02′36″E / 32.35722°S 116.04333°E / -32.35722; 116.04333
Area 4,387 ha (10,840 acres)[1]
Established 1957
Governing body Department of Environment and Conservation
http://www.dec.wa.gov.au/component/option,com_hotproperty/task,view/id,19/Itemid,1584/

Serpentine National Park is a national park in Western Australia (Australia), located on the Darling Scarp, approximately 50 km southeast of Perth.

The park's main feature, and most popular tourist destination, is Serpentine Falls, a series of waterfalls in the upper reaches of Serpentine River. Other attractions include Serpentine Dam and the smaller Pipehead Dam. The park overlaps the North Dandalup Important Bird Area.

The park was proclaimed as a National Park in 1957.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Department of Environment and Conservation 2009–2010 Annual Report. Department of Environment and Conservation. 2010. p. 48. ISSN 1835-114X. 
  2. ^ "Serpentine National Park". Department of Environment and Conservation. Retrieved 29 August 2009.