Corner Parkland Drive and Julimar Road, Toodyay, Western Australia 6566
Dawn Atwell Nature Reserve covers an area of 65 hectares. The reserve protects a range of pristine native vegetation from Banksia Woodland in the sandy eastern part through to Jarrah, Marri and Powder Bark Wandoo. The reserve is easily accessed from Julimar Road with a parking area, picnic table and interpretive signage near the corner of Parkland Drive. The fire breaks and tracks are ideal for walking and the terrain is relatively flat. This reserve is renowned for its wild flowers with over a hundred species recorded there from the endangered Star Sun Orchid Thelymitra stellata to the spectacular Fire Wood Banksia Banksia menziesii. Some 33 bird species have been observed in this reserve.