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 (65,870 sq mi) (land area: 159,151 km2 (61,449 sq mi) – 6.30% of the state’s area). Ninety-eight of these are National Parks, totalling 56,680.65 km2 (21,884.52 sq mi)[1] (2.14% of the state’s area).

Protected areas of Western Australia[edit]

Conservation Parks[edit]

As of 2014, the following 58 conservation parks are listed as part of the National Reserve System with a total area of 8,478 square kilometres (3,273 square miles).[2]

  • Blackbutt
  • Boyagarring
  • Brooking Gorge
  • Burra
  • Camp Creek
  • Cane River
  • Coalseam
  • Dardanup
  • Devonian Reef
  • Geikie Gorge
  • Goldfields Woodlands
  • Gooralong
  • Hester
  • Kerr
  • King Leopold Ranges
  • Korijekup
  • Lane Poole
  • Laterite
  • Len Howard
  • Leschenault Peninsula
  • Leschenaultia
  • Lupton
  • Monte Bello Islands
  • Mount Manning - Helena And Aurora Ranges
  • Muja
  • Penguin Island
  • Rapids
  • Rowles Lagoon
  • Shell Beach
  • Totadgin
  • Unnamed WA01333
  • Unnamed WA17804
  • Unnamed WA23088
  • Unnamed WA23920
  • Unnamed WA24657
  • Unnamed WA28740
  • Unnamed WA29901
  • Unnamed WA38749
  • Unnamed WA39584
  • Unnamed WA39752
  • Unnamed WA41986
  • Unnamed WA43290
  • Unnamed WA46756
  • Unnamed WA47244
  • Unnamed WA48291
  • Unnamed WA48436
  • Unnamed WA48717
  • Unnamed WA49144
  • Unnamed WA49220
  • Unnamed WA49363
  • Unnamed WA49561
  • Unnamed WA49742
  • Unnamed WA49994
  • Unnamed WA51272
  • Unnamed WA51376
  • Wallaroo Rock
  • Westralia
  • Yarra Yarra Lake

Marine Nature Reserves[edit]

Marine Parks[edit]

Miscellaneous Reserves[edit]

National Parks[edit]

Nature Reserves[edit]

Section 5(g) Reserves[edit]

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. The area of the 98 national parks at 30 June 2010 was 5,668,065 hectares
  2. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas in Western Australia (2014) (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2014. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 15 September 2015.

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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