5 of the best family picnic spots in Midland

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Pack a picnic and have a cheap and easy family day out

For a fun filled and free day out with the family, nothing beats a picnic. So when the sun is shining, shake out the picnic rug, fill up the Esky and head to one of these five fabulous spots for a budget-friendly day out that will keep everyone happy, well-fed and entertained!

  1. The ultimate family day out

For a day of picnicking and adventure that will please all the family, you can’t go past Whiteman Park.

  1. One for the cricket enthusiasts

While it might be best known for its premium cricket facilities, Lilac Hill Park is an idyllic spot for a riverside picnic.

  • With picnic tables and bbqs available, this picnic spot on the banks of the Swan River is a beautiful spot to relax.
  • There’s also a children’s playground and toilet facilities.
  • You could also make the most of the riverside location and drop in a line and enjoy a spot of fishing.
  1. A quiet spot to get away from it all

Kings Meadow Reserve is a serene riverside spot where you can have a nice quiet picnic.

  • There’s picnic tables, bbqs, lots of shade as well as open grassy areas where you can throw down a picnic rug.
  • There’s a playground for the kids, and dogs are allowed as long as they’re on the lead.
  • Positioned on the water, Kings Meadow has some lovely jetties for fishing, and also makes a great canoeing spot.
  1. Something for everyone

Woodridge Riverside Park is a great spot that offers something for everyone.

  • Featuring some great picnic areas with tables and shade, there’s also drinking fountains and toilet facilities.
  • There’s a fabulous playground will be a huge hit with the kids.
  • Featuring an eco adventure play zone with sand, nature and water play, there’s a ship and raft, spinners, a rocket, flying fox and much more. You won’t see the kids for hours!
  • And if you fancy taking a wander after lunch, hit the John George Walk Trail, which links Woodbridge Riverside Park with Reg Bond Reserve in Viveash.

 Get back to nature

Take a day trip and enjoy the wilderness of Walyunga National Park.

  • Just 20km north of Midland, this spectacular National Park features the rapids and pools of the Swan River, so you can enjoy a swim, canoe or kayak.
  • For the best picnic spots, head to Walyunga Pool or Boongarup Pool, where there’s plenty of picnic tables, as well as bbqs and toilet facilities.
  • Bushwalkers can enjoy a range of trails that cover all ages and abilities, including the 1.6km loop Walyunga Heritage Trail.
  • Use this handy park guide and review to help plan your day.

Wherever you choose, make the most of the warm weather and pack a picnic to enjoy a fun, free day out with the family!