Blackwood National Park

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Blackwood National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Blackwood National Park is located in Queensland
Blackwood National Park
Blackwood National Park
Coordinates21°27′42″S 146°42′54″E / 21.46167°S 146.71500°E / -21.46167; 146.71500Coordinates: 21°27′42″S 146°42′54″E / 21.46167°S 146.71500°E / -21.46167; 146.71500
Area16 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteBlackwood National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Blackwood is a national park in the Charters Towers Region, Queensland, Australia.[1]


The park is west of Mount Coolon in North Queensland, 924 km northwest of Brisbane, it is named after the Australian Blackwood tree species.[2]

The parks is accessible via the Gregory Developmental Road. Blackwood was created to protect Brigalow Belt plant communities and includes landscapes of rugged hills and gorges, stony ridges and alluvial flats.


Camping and fires are not permitted within the park.[2]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Blackwood National Park (entry 39379)". Queensland Place Names. Queensland Government. Retrieved 24 June 2017.
  2. ^ a b "Blackwood National Park". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 19 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2014.