Blackwood National Park

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Blackwood National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Blackwood National Park is located in Queensland
Blackwood National Park
Blackwood National Park
Coordinates 21°27′42″S 146°42′54″E / 21.46167°S 146.71500°E / -21.46167; 146.71500Coordinates: 21°27′42″S 146°42′54″E / 21.46167°S 146.71500°E / -21.46167; 146.71500
Established 1991
Area 16 km2 (6.2 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Blackwood National Park
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Blackwood is a national park west of Mount Coolon in North Queensland, Australia, 924 km northwest of Brisbane. It is named after the Australian Blackwood tree species.[1]

The parks is accessible via the Gregory Developmental Road. Blackwood was created to protect Brigalow Belt plant communities and includes landscapes of rugged hills and gorges, stony ridges and alluvial flats.

Camping and fires are not permitted within the park.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Blackwood National Park". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 19 October 2012. Retrieved 9 February 2014.