Bells Rapids Park, Brigadoon

#3 of 10 in Parks in Swan Valley
Bells Rapids Park offers many spots by the riverside for a picnic, plenty of walking trails, as well as numerous scenic vistas of the foaming river and verdant coastal plains. Keep an eye open for various types of trees, colorful wildflowers, and grey kangaroos. In the winter, you can see people kayaking down the river, while during the dry summer months you can cool off by wading through shallow pools left behind the rapids. For Bells Rapids Park and beyond, use our Brigadoon trip planner to get the most from your Brigadoon vacation.
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  • This is a remarkable place with fantastic landscape. This is a short drive off the Great Northern Highway, near Brigadoon. As I was there on a fine spring morning, the water was flowing and the area.....  more »
  • I've lived in Perth all my life, and I don't ever remember heading to Bells Rapids. Why??? It's a beautiful Sunday, not hot, but warm, yet cool enough in the shade that not every Tom, Dick and...  more »
  • Water levels were low, with it being January, so no rapids in evidence, but what a lovely place to visit. We took the 3km Goat Walk circular route - it was undulating and steep in places but nothing too difficult for anyone with a reasonable level of fitness. There's plenty of car parking space and a clean toilet block. If you're looking for nothing more strenuous than a little stroll, then an amble along the river bank won't disappoint.
  • Really beautiful scenic place, I would say it’s much better end of winter/spring when the water levels are up. But even now mid December it’s still a great visit with much to photograph and waters to relax by. It’s fee to get in and dogs have a great time there. Seems some good camping ground also.
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