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 city Mudgee
Coordinates 32°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
Established 1983
Area 722.96 km2 (279.1 sq mi)
Managing authorities National Parks and Wildlife Service (New South Wales)
See also Protected areas of
New South Wales

Goulburn River National Park is in New South Wales, Australia, 213 km northwest of Sydney and it is 35 km south-west of Merriwa. The Goulburn River National Park is located in the Hunter Valley region and covers approximately 90 km 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]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "IBA: Mudgee-Wollar". Birdata. Birds Australia. Retrieved 2011-08-22.