Mount Binga National Park

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Mount Binga National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Mount Binga National Park is located in Queensland
Mount Binga National Park
Mount Binga National Park
Nearest town or cityCooyar
Coordinates27°2′26″S 151°56′54″E / 27.04056°S 151.94833°E / -27.04056; 151.94833Coordinates: 27°2′26″S 151°56′54″E / 27.04056°S 151.94833°E / -27.04056; 151.94833
Established2006
Area1,066.7 hectares (2,636 acres)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Mount Binga National Park is a national park at Mount Binga in the Toowoomba Region of the Darling Downs region in southern Queensland, Australia. The park lies within the catchment area of Emu Creek, a tributary of the Brisbane River and belongs to the South East Queensland bioregion.[1]

Mount Binga National Park was established in 2006 to conserve the natural and scenic values of the area;[2] the park was originally part of Mount Binga State Forest which still exists adjacent to the national park.

The landscape is flat with some undulations and contains a wide range of vegetation types.[2] Araucarian vine forest predominate. Five endangered species have been recorded in the park, including the endangered spotted gum.[2] Bird species found at Mount Binga include the black-breasted buttonquail, black-faced monarch, rainbow bee-eater and rufous fantail.[2]

Facilities[edit]

There are no visitor facilities.[2]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mount Binga National Park". WetlandInfo. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. Retrieved 29 August 2014.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Mount Binga National Park Management Statement 2013" (PDF). Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. Retrieved 29 August 2014.