FORTESCUE ROADHOUSE

 

 

Fortescue - Western Australia

 

GPS 21 17 48 S 116 08 09 E

 

 

 

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This roadhouse has one of the more attractive locations in the north west. It is situated near the Fortescue River and is opposite some rock outcrops which make the area quite pretty. There used to be a camping area near the river but this has been closed in an attempt to force people to stay at the road house.

 

The name originates from C.S.P. Fortescue, Under Secretary of State for the Colonies in recognition of the assistance he gave to A.C. and F.T. Gregory who discovered the river in 1861.

 

Fortescue River in flood
Fortescue River in flood. Courtesy (C) Webshots - Pilot_Will

 

There are caravan, motel and restaurant facilities located here.
Roadhouse : Ph. 08 9184 5126

 

 

 

 

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