Saw Avenue Lawn East, Kings Park. Photo: D. BlumerView venue slideshow

The shady, open lawn on the eastern side of Saw Avenue is ideal for most activities and easy to access. Planted in 1920, the avenue of palms creates a formal streetscape leading into Kings Park from Subiaco.

Species featured on the avenue include Canary Island palm (Phoenix canariensis), Date palm (Phoenix dactylifera); Senegal Date palm (Phoenix reclinata) and Cotton Palm (Washingtonia filifera).

Nature-based play facilities are available across the road at Variety Place. At the northern end of this venue near Thomas Road is the Subiaco Lodge, built in 1903 as a caretaker's cottage. At the southern end across May Drive is the Tobruk Memorial which honours the 'Rats of Tobruk' who defended Tobruk during the siege by German and Italian armies in 1941.

Suited to
Weddings, film and photography, social and family functions, community groups, corporate functions, memorial services, sport events, fitness training
Capacity
Over 250; specific conditions apply to medium-sized events (functions over 250 people)
Parking
May Drive or Saw Avenue
Access
Easily accessed via May Drive or Saw Avenue
Toilets
Short walk across the road to Kulbardi toilets
Power
Not available
Shelter
Part-shade
Seating
Scattered benches and tables; not to be used as fitness equipment
Refreshments
Approximately 750 m to May Drive Parkland or 2 km to Fraser Avenue precinct
Barbecues
Available across the road to all park users; cannot be reserved as part of your booking
Booking times
Available 9.00 am - 6.00 pm daily; alternative hours may apply to sporting events and fitness groups upon request
Bookings
Please contact the Bookings Officer
Location
Saw Avenue Picnic Area
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Saw Avenue Lawn East Saw Avenue Lawn East, Kings Park. Photo: D. Blumer

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All cyclists and motorists are required to abide by the Road Traffic Code 2000 and must adhere to signage and directions by the Botanic Gardens and Parks Authority.

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