Serpentine Jarrahdale Shire is just 45 kilometres south east of Perth, and offers some of Western Australia's most popular parks, art galleries, restaurants, orchards, wineries, wildlife and resorts.
The breathtaking scenery within the many forests, parks, rivers and other natural attractions offer the perfect location for a barbeque, picnic or bushwalk. Spring sees some of Western Australia's finest display of wildflowers come into bloom.
Attractions in the area include fantastic walking and riding trails and picnic areas at Serpentine Dam, Serpentine Falls, Gooralong Park, Langford Park and along the heritage trails in Jarrahdale.
Historic buildings, fine arts and crafts, Australian farm 'experiences', Aboriginal culture shows and a growing array of restaurants, taverns and tearooms are also available.
Serpentine Jarrahdale Western Australia and is a thriving agricultural and rural lifestyle district. Forming the northern boundary of the spectacular Peel Region, the area enjoys a rich history and an enviable abundance of stunning scenery.
The Shire is 905km2, has a population of 11,120 (2001 Census).
Things to do include:
- Join a guided walk amongst the widlflowers in the Jarrahdale Forest (Mar-Nov)
- Ride a bike through bush and forest between Jarrahdale and Dwellingup on the Munda Biddi trail
- Come to a traditional country market day in the heritage town of Jarrahdale
- Watch them swing an axe at Jarrahdale's annual Log Chop event
Serpentine Jarrahdale Shire: http://www.sjshire.wa.gov.au/