Kinchega National Park

The Kinchega National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Far West region of New South Wales, in eastern Australia. The 44,259-hectare (109,370-acre) national park is located approximately 840 kilometres (520 mi) west of Sydney and 111 kilometres (69 mi) south-east of Broken Hill. The park adjoins the town of Menindee. The eastern edge of the Kinchega National Park is formed by the Darling River.

Kinchega National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Kinchega National Park
Nearest town or cityMenindee
Coordinates32°32′39″S 142°17′50″E
Established1 October 1967 (1967-10-01)[1]
Area442.59 km2 (170.9 sq mi)[1]
Managing authoritiesNSW National Parks & Wildlife Service
WebsiteKinchega National Park
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

The park is noted for its Aboriginal artefacts, left behind by the Paarkantji people, who travelled up and down the Darling River.[2]

See also


  1. "Kinchega National Park: Park management". Office of Environment & Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 12 October 2014.
  2. Westbrooke, M. E.; Kerr, M. K. C.; Leversh, J. (2001). "The vegetation of Kinchega National Park, western New South Wales" (PDF). Cunninghamia (PDF). 7 (1): 1–25. Archived from the original (PDF) on 29 March 2011.

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