Department of Environment and Conservation

Helms Arboretum Picnic Area, near Esperance

  • A large reserve with natural bushland accessible via gravel roads
  • Picnic tables are provided under the shade of large trees
  • The closest accessible toilet is located on the Esperance Foreshore, about 17 kms away.  Details of this toilet are currently not available online
  • Parking is on unmarked, compacted gravel 
Location (View Map)
Coolgardie-Esperance Hwy, Esperance, WA Australia (about 17 kms north of Esperance)
Opening Hours
  • Open 24 hours
  • 08 9083 2100

  • Parking is in an unmarked compacted gravel car park.
  • The car park links directly with the picnic area.
Car park area Car parking area
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External access and entrance
  • There are no defined paths through the facility.  The paths are on compacted gravel and sand that are generally firm and level.
  • There is a shelter close to the entrance of the carpark which provides information about the area.
  • The panels, at standing height, are easy to read with print in good colour contrast.
Path through picnic area Information shelter
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Picnic facilities
  • Four picnic tables have been provided in the open pine plantation area near the car park.
  • Three picnic tables have small roofed shelters.
  • Picnic tables are 75-79cm high with fixed bench seats on both sides.  There is space at each end suitable for a wheelchair user.
  • Barbecues are not provided on site, and camp fires are not permitted due to fire risk.
Picnic table Picnic table Picnic table
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Information collected by: Department of Environment and Conservation

Care has been taken to ensure the accuracy of this information however no guarantee is given that the facility is fully accessible. Please advise the You're Welcome WA coordinator at the Disability Services Commission of any access changes since publication.