|Jandakot Regional Park|
|Nearest town or city||City of Armadale City of Canning City of Cockburn City of Gosnells City of Kwinana Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale|
|Area||2,362 ha (5,840 acres)|
|Managing authorities||Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions|
|Website||Jandakot Regional Park|
Jandakot Regional Park is a conservation park approximately 20 kilometers south of Perth, Western Australia, located within the Cities of Armadale, Canning, Cockburn, Gosnells and Kwinana as well as the Shire of Serpentine-Jarrahdale. The park, established in 1997 as the Jandakot Botanic Park, covers a non-continuous area of 2,362 hectares and is managed by the Cities of Armadale, Cockburn and Kwinana. It stretches from the southern end of Jandakot Airport to south of Casuarina Prison.
In Western Australia, regional parks consist of areas of land that have been identified as having outstanding conservation, landscape and recreation values. Jandakot is one of eleven regional parks in the Perth region of Western Australia. The purpose of these regional parks is to serve as urban havens to preserve and restore cultural heritage and valuable ecosystems as well as to encourage sustainable nature-based recreation activities.
The concept of regional spaces in Western Australia open to the public was first proposed in 1955, when the Stephenson-Hepburn Report recommended preserving private land for future public use in what would become the Perth Metropolitan Region in 1963. The Environmental Protection Authority identified areas of significant conservation, landscape and recreation value, in a report in 1983. In 1989, the Western Australian State Government allocated the responsibility of managing regional parks with the Department of Conservation and Land Management.
The park has limited recreational use, with horse riders comprising the largest single user group, but is an important link in a series of reserves in the south-east metropolitan region of Perth.
Jandakot Regional Park consists of the following major areas:
|Image||Name||LGA||Description & notes||Co-ordinates|
|Canning Vale Estate||Armadale Canning Cockburn Gosnells||Includes Harrisdale Swamp and Rose Shanks Reserve|
|Anstey Estate||Armadale Gosnells||Includes Balannup Lake and Piara Nature Reserves|
|Banjup Estate||Armadale Cockburn||Includes Shirley Balla Swamp Reserve and Denis De Young Reserve|
|Anketell Estate||Kwinana Serpentine-Jarrahdale||Includes Modong and Wandi Nature Reserves|
|Sandy Lake Estate||Kwinana|
|Casuarina Estate||Kwinana Serpentine-Jarrahdale||Includes Banksia Nature Reserve|
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