Manning Park is a popular destination for families, tourists and other members of the community.
Situated north of Azelia Road at Hamilton Hill, Manning Park is considered part of the larger Beeliar Regional Park that encompasses Manning Lake and the limestone ridge to the west of the wetland.
As Cockburn’s largest and most prestigious park to host major events, Manning Park has the facilities to cater for all outings and occasions.
Picnics, hikes and walking trails
Manning Lake Reserve boasts significant flora and fauna within the lake itself and in the surrounding wetland areas, as well as open spaces and recreational areas perfect for picnics or walks around the lake.
The Davilak trail is a limestone track that runs from behind the museum and across the ridge with spectacular views of Cockburn Sound and the city. It is popular amongst avid hikers and walking trail enthusiasts, and can take between 30 minutes and two hours to complete.
A walking map is avaliable from the Museum or see related documents below.
Museums and musical performances
The reserve also contains the Azelia Ley Homestead Museum and the Alan Thomas Music Shell, an open-air venue and a must for musical performances.
Community and calendar events
At various times of the year, Manning Park plays host to a number of community events, including the Spring Fair and the City’s Annual Teddy Bears Picnic to name a few.
Manning Park provides the following facilities to all members of the community and public.
- Hiking trails
- Bicycle racks
- Lookout points
- BBQ areas
- Picnic tables
Please reference the map below for their locations, including wheelchair accessible entry and exit points.
The park is open between 7am and 7pm every day.
The map below is equipped with additional accessibility features including in-map voice and accessible colour choice. If you would like to access these features, please make sure they are switched on.