Hull River National Park

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Hull River National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Hull River National Park is located in Queensland
Hull River National Park
Hull River National Park
Nearest town or cityTully
Coordinates17°57′22″S 146°04′11″E / 17.95611°S 146.06972°E / -17.95611; 146.06972Coordinates: 17°57′22″S 146°04′11″E / 17.95611°S 146.06972°E / -17.95611; 146.06972
Area30.7 km²
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Hull River is a national park in Queensland (Australia), 1275 km northwest of Brisbane. GIS mapping data from Queensland Department of Natural Resources (2002) showed an area of 3,240 hectares, of which about 2,100 hectares are estuarine mangroves, with the remainder being swamp forests dominated by Melaleuca and specialist Eucalypt species. Rainfall averages 3,600 mm per year; the park is part of the Coastal Wet Tropics Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for the conservation of lowland tropical rainforest birds.[1]

The former Hull River Aboriginal Settlement was located in this park.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal Wet Tropics. Downloaded from on 2011-12-16.

External links[edit]

  • Dave Kimble's Rainforest Photo Catalog 2400+ images taken at Hull River wetland locations. Mostly taxonomy of rainforest plants, also fungi, cassowaries, other birds, insects, spiders, ecosystems. Links to photo essays.