Washpool National Park

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Washpool National Park
Washpool River
IUCN category II (national park)
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Nearest town or city Grafton NSW/Brisbane Qld
Coordinates 29°20′49″S 152°19′58″E / 29.34694°S 152.33278°E / -29.34694; 152.33278
Area 587 km²
Established April, 1983
Managing authorities Department for Environment and Heritage
Official site [1]

The Washpool National Park is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 516 km north of Sydney. The park is 586.78 km2 in size, has two campgrounds and is managed by the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service. It was established in 1983 to preserve the significant plant and animal populations found in the Washpool and Gibraltar Range forests.[1]

The Park is part of the Washpool and Gibraltar Range area of the World Heritage Site Gondwana Rainforests of Australia inscribed in 1986 and added to the Australian National Heritage List in 2007.


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