Gundabooka National Park

The Gundabooka National Park is a protected national park that is located in the north-west region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 63,902-hectare (157,910-acre) national park is located approximately 820 kilometres (510 mi) northwest of Sydney. The nearest town is Bourke, 70 kilometres (43 mi) to the north.

Gundabooka National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Gundabooka National Park
Nearest town or cityBourke
Coordinates30°30′10″S 145°42′50″E
EstablishedApril 1996 (1996-04)[1]
Area639.02 km2 (246.7 sq mi)[1]
Managing authoritiesNSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
WebsiteGundabooka National Park
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

The national park is located adjacent to both the Darling River and the Toorale National Park, both located on the northwest boundary of the national park.

Mount Gunderbooka and the Gunderbooka Range is located within the park. Prior to becoming a park the area was home to the Ngemba and a sheep station. Petroglyph rock art and ancestral ceremonial grounds are located inside the park. It has many exotic plants.

See also

References

  1. "Gundabooka National Park: Park management". Office of Environment & Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 October 2014.


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