Goulburn River National Park

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Goulburn River National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Goulburn River at Goulburn River Natiional Park.JPG
Goulburn River National Park is located in New South Wales
Goulburn River National Park
Goulburn River National Park
Nearest town or cityMudgee
Coordinates32°14′S 150°0′E / 32.233°S 150.000°E / -32.233; 150.000Coordinates: 32°14′S 150°0′E / 32.233°S 150.000°E / -32.233; 150.000
Established1983
Area722.96 km2 (279.1 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesNational Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)
WebsiteGoulburn River National Park
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales

The Goulburn River National Park is a national park located in New South Wales, Australia, 213 kilometres (132 mi) northwest of Sydney and it is 35 kilometres (22 mi) south-west of Merriwa. The Goulburn River National Park is located in the Hunter Valley region and covers approximately 90 kilometres (56 mi) of the Goulburn River, it is near the towns of Sandy Hollow, Denman, Merriwa, and Mudgee.

Animals[edit]

The park is a sanctuary for kangaroos, wombats, emus, goannas, platypus, and a wide variety of birds, it lies within the Mudgee-Wollar Important Bird Area, so identified by BirdLife International because of its importance for the endangered regent honeyeater.[1]

Aboriginal heritage[edit]

The park contains some 300 or more aboriginal site (mostly along the river).[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBA: Mudgee-Wollar". Birdata. Birds Australia. Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 22 August 2011. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. ^ "Goulburn River National Park". NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. Retrieved 4 September 2018.