City of Karratha

Parks and gardens

The City of Karratha residents, tourist and community groups benefit from some of the highest quality sports fields, parks and neighbourhood playgrounds within the North West.

Our enthusiastic Parks and Gardens team monitor and maintain some 34 parks, nine sporting fields, numerous playground structures, open areas, foreshores and other City facilities.

Council invites the use of these facilities and outdoor venues for functions such as: parties, weddings, concerts and picnics, including Dodd Court and Cattrall Park (Karratha), Andover Park (Roebourne), Lyons Park (Wickham) and Millers Close (Point Samson).

Bookings for Karratha and Dampier can be made at the Karratha Leisureplex or by contacting 9186 8556.

Bookings for Roebourne, Wickham and Point Sampson can be made at the Wickham Recreation Precinct or by contacting 9186 8684.

The Parks and Gardens section is responsible for the development and maintenance of:

  • Ovals
  • Parks and gardens
  • Playgrounds
  • Verge and median strips
  • Street trees
  • Open areas and reserve development

Property owners maintain grass, weeds and shrubs on street verges on their residential property. A constructed footpath area on verges is a shared responsibility. Council’s policy is to encourage and support the development of road verges in urban areas. The general conditions surrounding this are detailed here.

Please contact our Customer Services Team with any queries on (08) 9186 8555.