Mt Frankland National Park

Mt Frankland National Park is situated north of Walpole and covers an area of approximately 31,000 ha. The park contains a mix of karri, jarrah and tingle forest as well as expanses of treeless heathland. It is also part of the Walpole Wilderness Area and parts of the park are rugged and wild, with limited access. Mount Frankland is the dominant feature of the park and offers sweeping views of the surrounding karri, tingle and jarrah forests.  
 
 
Nearest town: Walpole
Park fee: Free
Where is it?: Mount Frankland is 28km from Walpole via North Walpole Road and Frankland Road. From the South Western Hwy, turn east at Beadmore Road and continue until you reach Frankland Road.
Travelling time: 30 minutes from Walpole
Best season to visit: Spring and summer
What to see and do: Sightseeing, picnicking, bushwalking. Explore the area by walking the two tracks - one around the base of Mt Frankland and the other to the summit for panoramic views of the forest in all directions. The walk to the summit is quite strenuous, consisting of many steps and a steep ladder. To the far east are the Porongurup and Stirling ranges and to the south the Southern Ocean. Allow one hour for each of these walks.
Facilities: Picnic tables, toilets, lookouts and Walk trails. Please note: Camping is not permitted at Mt Frankland. The nearest campsite is at Fernhook Falls where full camping facilities are provided. Fernhook Falls is 20km from Mt Frankland.
 
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