Lake Monger, Leederville

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Water Body · Nature / Park
Lake Monger (Nyungar: Keiermulu) is a large urban wetland on the Swan Coastal Plain in suburban Perth, Western Australia nestled between the suburbs of Leederville, Wembley and Glendalough.

Located less than 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from the city of Perth and situated alongside the Mitchell Freeway, it runs approximately north-west to south-east towards the Swan River and consists of 70 hectares (170 acres) of mainly open shallow water, with an island of 1.3 hectares (3.2 acres) in the south-west corner. The 110 hectares (270 acres) of lake and the surrounding parklands are known as the Lake Monger Reserve.

The lake is used extensively for recreation and is a major tourist attraction, with up to 12000 visitors per week. Activities include bird watching and exercise.

A 3.8-kilometre (2.4 mi) paved walking/cycling track encircles the lake. Car parking, playground equipment, and barbecue facilities are also provided.

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  • Lake Monger is one of few large wetlands remaining following white settlement. It's known for its prolific birdlife, and it's also a fine place for hiking and biking. Lake Monger is associated with...  more »
  • We visited lake Monger with the dream to see a Southwestern snake-necked turtle (Chelodina colliei). We parked in one of the car parks along Lake Monger Drive on the Southern part of the lake. There.....  more »
  • This is a great place for relaxing and morning exercise. I have been coming here to do some exercises for years. Has been part of my life now. Just brilliant!
  • Nice place but no coffee shops and if there was I could not find them kinda boring if you are not in to the wild life

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