First stage of $2.7m project
Jarrahdene Campground: unique experience
camping ground will offer unique experience
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THE first stage of the new $2.7 million Jarrahdene Campground in
WA's south-west is now complete.
A total of 24 individual
camp sites, five double-cubicle toilets and four barbecue shelters, as
well as tables and fireplaces for each camp site, are available to
Camp sites are suitable for caravans, campervans, camper
trailers and tents.
Located 21 kilometres south of Margaret River,
Jarrahdene Campground is next to the remains of the State Heritage-listed
Jarrahdene Mill, which was built in 1896 and was the centre of the local
community and economy.
The completed campground will eventually
feature 36 camp sites and two group camping areas.
It will also
include interpretive signs about the heritage of the old Jarrahdene Mill.
Environment Minister Stephen Dawson said camping in the Margaret River
region continued to be extremely popular, especially in
Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park, which is WA's most visited national
"This wonderful new campground in the beautiful jarrah, marri
and peppermint forest setting of Jarrahdene will give visitors a unique
experience from other camping sites in WA.
"There are also plans to
construct walk and cycle trails to the karri forest and caves in
Leeuwin-Naturaliste National Park and link the campground to the Margaret
River rail trail."
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