Brockman National Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Brockman National Park
Western Australia
IUCN category II (national park)
Brockman Sawpits 3 Brockman NP I-2015.jpeg
Brockman National Park is located in Western Australia
Brockman National Park
Brockman National Park
Nearest town or city Pemberton
Coordinates 34°30′52″S 115°59′46″E / 34.51444°S 115.99611°E / -34.51444; 115.99611Coordinates: 34°30′52″S 115°59′46″E / 34.51444°S 115.99611°E / -34.51444; 115.99611
Established 1977
Area 52 ha (130 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment and Conservation
Website Brockman National Park
See also List of protected areas of
Western Australia

Brockman National Park is a national park in the South West region of Western Australia (Australia), 288 kilometres (179 mi) south of Perth and 10 km (6.2 mi) south of Pemberton.

The park, situated on both sides if the Pemberton-Northcliffe road, is predominantly composed of Karri and Marri Forest.[2] The forest understorey is made up of a mix of plants including swamp peppermint, karri hazel, karri wattle and karri sheoak all of which thrive in the damp conditions.[3]

The northern border of the park is the Warren River and the Warren National Park borders it to the west.

No entry fee applies for the park and no facilities are available to visitors.

The name is taken from the nearby Yeagarup Homestead that used to be known as Brockman Station.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Department of Environment and Conservation 2009–2010 Annual Report". Department of Environment and Conservation. 2010: 48. ISSN 1835-114X. Archived from the original on 11 January 2011. 
  2. ^ "Department of Environment and Conservation - Park Finder". 2008. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  3. ^ "Tour Tavel World - Brockman National Park". 2007. Retrieved 1 May 2010. 
  4. ^ "Total Travel -Brockman National Park". 2008. Retrieved 1 May 2010.