Sunset over Loch McNess
|Location||Swan Coastal Plain, Western Australia|
|Designation||Yanchep National Park|
|Max. depth||3.4 m (11 ft)|
Loch McNess, also known as Yanchep Lake, is a freshwater lake located near Yanchep in the northern part of the coastal plain of , Western Australia. Loch McNess is part of the Wanneroo wetlands, a chain of lakes, and is part of the Yanchep National Park. Water from the lake is used to refill the underground lakes in some nearby caves.
Since European colonisation of the area and specifically with the building of Gloucester Lodge on its shores in 1933 it has traditionally been used for boating outings. There is no longer sufficient water in the lake for boating.
- Predicting wetland water storage
- Allen, Gerald (1981), A Field Guide to Inland Fishes of Western Australia, Perth: Western Australian Museum, ISBN 9780724484096