10 Great Parks

The Amazing South Coast’s outdoor experiences are complimented by a range of well maintained, safe parks, ensuring you’ll never be out of an option to keep the children engaged and active on your next visit.

Check out the following guide to find out where Albany’s best kids parks are located and what amenities can be found there.

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Park 01

Middleton Beach

Located on the Middleton Beach Foreshore this park has two playgrounds; one at Ellen Cove that includes a large wooden ship and another closer to the caravan park that is more suitable for younger children. There are also toilets, BBQ’s, picnic tables, drinking fountain, pontoon, jetty, swimming enclosure, beach wheelchair and a dual use path for riders and walkers that extends to Emu Point and the Albany Central Business District.

  • Distance: 3.2km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 6 mins
  • Cycle Time: 12 mins

 

 

Park 02

Emu Point

Located adjacent to Oyster Harbour & King George Sound, Emu Point has exercise nodes, and an ocean-themed playground suited for all ages that includes climbing ropes and an accessible bird’s nest swing.

The Park also includes BBQ’s, a beach wheelchair, toilets, picnic tables and swimming jetty. A dual use path extends from here to Middleton Beach.

  • Distance: 7.4km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 10 mins
  • Cycle Time: 26 mins

 

 

Park 03

Eyre Park

Located between Garden Street and Adelaide Crescent in Mira Mar and only 500m from Middleton Beach, Eyre Park is the site of an All Abilities Play Space. A community hub where all ages and abilities can experience fun and challenging play alongside their friends and family. Play equipment includes a flying fox, swings, climbing ropes, music, sensory and sand play. There are also large open spaces with lakes, BBQ’s, gazebo, picnic tables, toilets, basketball court, drinking fountain and dual use pathways for cyclists and pedestrians. The basketball court is under lights until 9pm, seven days a week.

  • Distance: 3.6km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 7 mins
  • Cycle Time: 14 mins

 

Park 04

Alison Hartman

Located on York Street in the Central Business District, this park is next to the library and pays homage to Mokare with a statue centrally located.

Open, grassed areas makes it a lovely green space to visit in the Central Business District. With cultural artworks and interpretation, tiered seating and paths, this park is a place of refection and passive social activity.

  • Distance: 50m from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 0
  • Cycle Time: 0

 

Park 05

Lakeside Park

Located on Lakeside Drive in McKail, this park features a central lake surrounded by a multi-use path. An all-ages playground, basketball/netball court, gazebo and BBQ creates a central meeting place for the community. There is plenty of room for team sports, picnic or social gatherings.

  • Distance: 6.2km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 10 mins
  • Cycle Time: 20 mins

 

 

Park 06

Mills Park

Located on Grove St East in Little Grove, a relaxing park that has a toilet, BMX track, skate park, playground, picnic table, paths, BBQ shelter, log climbing frame and basket swing.

  • Distance: 9.2km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 10 mins
  • Cycle Time: 29 mins

 

 

 

 

Park 07

Apex Park (Lake Weerlara)

Located on Hanrahan Road in Lockyer, this park features Lake Weerlara. This large park supports a football field with goal posts, basketball/netball court, skate area and playground. As a fantastic central meeting place for the community, the park also features a large gazebo, picnic table and barbecue, with a toilet on site.

  • Distance: 3.4km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 5 mins
  • Cycle Time: 13 mins

 

 

Park 08

Lange Park

Located on Lange Street in Bayonet Head, this large, open space has great views to Oyster Harbour and King George Sound. The park has picnic tables, a playground and basketball court. Pockets of native vegetation create barriers to local roads.

  • Distance: 8.8km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 12 mins
  • Cycle Time: 32 mins

 

 

 

Park 09

Becker Park

Located on Rutherford Street and Baker St North in Lower King, this park has a central area of native vegetation, a large playground, basketball/netball court and BMX track. With interesting spaces to play, there is enough room to kick a football or have a hit of cricket.

  • Distance: 11km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 15 mins
  • Cycle Time: 36 mins

 

 

Park 10

Woodrise Park

Located on Chauncy Way in Spencer Park, this delightful park features patches of native vegetation, a multi-use path and large playground. There is plenty of room for team sports, picnic or social gatherings.

  • Distance: 3km from Visitor Centre
  • Drive Time: 6 mins
  • Cycle Time: 11 mins

 

Photos by Krysta Guille Photography and Lee Griffith Photography, courtesy of the City of Albany

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