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.
Gull Rock became Western Australia's 97th national park in July 2006. It takes its name from a small island off Ledge Beach, which is in fact not part of the park.
High vista points in the landscape offer outstanding views of Breaksea and Michaelmas Islands, Princess Royal Harbour and the Torndirrup Peninsula.
The Mt Frankland South National Park was established in 2004 and includes Fernhook Falls as well as the newly developed Walpole Wilderness Discovery site at Swarbrick. It is one of seven national parks which make up the Walpole Wilderness Area.
It is located immediately north of Walpole and extends between Mt Frankland National Park to the north, D'Entrecasteaux National Park and the South Western Highway to the west and Walpole-Nornalup National Park and private property to the south.
Waychinicup National Park covers 5,310ha and is a vital safety haven for many threatened animal species.
The park encompasses the lower reaches and estuary of the Waychinicup River and a line of granite outcrops extending east to Cheynes Beach, In places, deeply incised gullys run down to the sea from bare rock exposures and boulder-strewn hilltops.
The West Cape Howe National Park covers the coastline from Lowlands beach to Forsythe Bluff and is the most southerly point of Western Australia.
The untouched landscape has granite and black dolerite cliffs, beaches of white sand and beautiful water. There is also a variety of different vegetation and has nearly 500 species of plants.