Serpentine National Park
|Serpentine National Park
Main section of the Serpentine Falls, 2007
|Nearest town or city|
|Area||43.87 km2 (16.9 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||WA Department of Environment and Conservation|
|Website||Serpentine National Park|
|See also||List of protected areas of
Features and location
The 4,387-hectare (10,840-acre) national park's main feature and most popular tourist destination is the 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.
Flora and fauna
In spring the park is abundant with wildflowers. Common species found here include spider orchids, greenhoods and triggerplants. Giant sundew, dryandras and grevilleas are other common species found in this area.
- "Department of Environment and Conservation 2009–2010 Annual Report". WA Department of Environment and Conservation. 2010: 48. ISSN 1835-114X.
- "Parks and Wildlife Western Australia". Parks and Wildlife Western Australia. Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 26 February 2015.
- "Serpentine National Park". WA Department of Environment and Conservation. Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 29 August 2009.
- "Parks of Perth Hills" (PDF). Parks and Wildlife Western Australia. Government of Western Australia. Retrieved 26 February 2015.