Beacon has the great feature of being the farthest north-easterly town in the Wheatbelt. As such, it is not a typical Wheatbelt location, adjacent to extensive native bushland and pastoral country.
There are numerous granite and other rock formations, many of which have been harnessed for the collection of rainwater.
Follow the bright skies and big horizons along the northern wheatbelt on a star-gazing, bird watching road trips that delivers all the history and charm of this laidback region. The Wheatbelt Way is a fun, 4 day trip from Perth that officially begins in Dowerin and spans 800 kilometres with 24 interpretive sites along the way.