The City of Joondalup is home to over 300 parks and reserves and has some spectacular parks which are great for catch ups, picnics and exercising. Some of the best parks are located on the coast giving you the chance to enjoy the City’s best parks and beaches.
Whitford Nodes Health and Wellbeing Hub, Hillarys (Hillarys Beach Park)
This park is a fitness fanatics dream. Park goers can record their time on Australia’s largest outdoor park warrior course, utilise the outdoor exercise equipment, complete the running tracks or climb the exercise staircase and be spoilt with beautiful views of the Indian Ocean at the top. Hillarys Beach is just over the dunes for those needing to cool down with a swim post workout.
Whitford Nodes is also a great place to enjoy a picnic while they kids play on the playground or wear themselves out running around on the grass. Toilet facilities and public parking are also available.
Tom Simpson Park, Mullaloo
A favourite picnic spot for the locals and a must visit for visitors to the region, Tom Simpson Park sits perfectly alongside Mullaloo Beach and is the perfect place to take in the stunning sunsets over the Indian Ocean. The park offers picnic shelters, BBQs, abundant grassed areas and two playgrounds – one designed for younger kids and the other for the big kid explorers.
Shepherds Bush Park and Reserve, Kingsley
This is one for the kids. With a playground and bike skills trail for the younger kids and a pump and jump track for the more experienced bike riders, Shepherds Bush Park and Reserve will keep the adrenaline running.
Shepherds Bush Reserve is also a top biodiversity spot for nature lovers to explore the unique flora and fauna of Western Australia. Wander the nature paths and see what you can discover.
Neil Hawkins Park, Joondalup
If you’re visiting the Joondalup City Centre and have some extra time on your hands, head to Neil Hawkins Park. Situated on the edge of Lake Joondalup within Yellagonga Regional Park, Neil Hawkins Park provides a shaded sanctuary away from the bustle of the City Centre. Relax by the jetty or the playground and take in the surrounds or for those who have planned a visit, use the park as the departure/return point for a bike ride around Lake Joondalup dual use path trail.