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Manning Lake

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by Harry F (subscribe)
I'm a freelance writer living in Perth. I enjoy gardening and films. I have appeared in several local short films.
Published May 14th 2013
Picnic by a natural lake
Manning Lake is a small natural lake located in Hamilton Hill.

It is very popular as a family picnic spot and has a paved walking path around the six hectare lake.

A large playground attracts the children whilst barbeques keeps dads busy. Small children can cycle around the lake with ease.

One of the jewels for City of Cockburn, the reserve around the lake also protects the nearby bushland and has the Azalia Ley homestead museum opposite the playground area.

There is significant flora and fauna within the lake and surrounding areas. It is part of the Beelier Regional Park which protects a chain of wetlands along the southern suburbs coastline.

Also nearby is the Alan Thomas Music Shell which is used for musical performances.

The City of Cockburn puts on a number of community events here, including a spring fair and annual Teddy Bear's Picnic.

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Why? To enjoy family picnic by beautiful lake
When: Anytime
Where: Manning Lake
Cost: Free
Your Comment
dogs allowed?
by micho (score: 0|6) 2748 days ago
Yes, dogs are allowed.
by Harry F (score: 1|47) 2748 days ago
Walked to Manning Park today and went to the view point. A very interesting reserve. Lots of play areas for the kiddies. Must go. Ack and visit the homestead.
by yvonn (score: 0|2) 1282 days ago
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