Woodvale is bounded to the south by Whitfords Avenue, to the west by the Mitchell Freeway, to the north by Ocean Reef Road and to the east by Wanneroo Road. Trappers Drive runs through Woodvale, from Whitfords Avenue to Ocean Reef Road. The area within and around Woodvale was primarily rural until the late 1970s. Residential development began in 1979 and was completed by 1995 with the release of the Woodvale Waters housing estate. No farming properties remain in Woodvale.
Life in Woodvale
With over 9,000 residents, Woodvale home to three primary schools and a secondary school. Other facilites include Woodvale Boulevard which has a large Woolworths and 25 specialty stores, Gascoyne Park which is popular place for kids to play and Yellagonga Regional Park which is known for its walking and cycling trail - you may even catch sight of a kangaroo or two.