Mount Colosseum National Park

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Mount Colosseum National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Mount Colosseum National Park is located in Queensland
Mount Colosseum National Park
Mount Colosseum National Park
State Queensland
Nearest town or city Gladstone
Coordinates 24°24′33″S 151°35′01″E / 24.40917°S 151.58361°E / -24.40917; 151.58361Coordinates: 24°24′33″S 151°35′01″E / 24.40917°S 151.58361°E / -24.40917; 151.58361
Area 8.4 km2 (3.2 sq mi)
Established 1977
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Mount Colosseum National Park

Mount Colosseum is a national park in Central Queensland, Australia, 370 kilometres (230 mi) northwest of Brisbane and about 6 kilometres (4 mi) south of the town of Miriam Vale.

Mount Colosseum is a volcanic dome and is the dominant feature on the skyline of the area.[1] The dome rises to an elevation of 470 metres (1,542 ft)[2] and is sparsely covered in hoop pines, while the dry rainforest below contains ironbarks and bloodwoods.

The park is undeveloped and has no facilities available for visitors. No camping is allowed in the park and no walking tracks exist within the park.

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  1. ^ "Central Queensland Easy Guide". 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-19. 
  2. ^ "Queensland , Australia - Regions". 2010. Retrieved 2010-06-19.