Conimbla National Park

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Conimbla National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Conimbla National Park is located in New South Wales
Conimbla National Park
Conimbla National Park
Nearest town or city Cowra
Coordinates 33°44′54″S 148°26′21″E / 33.74833°S 148.43917°E / -33.74833; 148.43917Coordinates: 33°44′54″S 148°26′21″E / 33.74833°S 148.43917°E / -33.74833; 148.43917
Established 18 July 1980 (1980-07-18)[1]
Area 84.71 km2 (32.7 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Conimbla National Park
See also Protected areas of
New South Wales

The Conimbla National Park is a protected national park that is located in the Central West region of New South Wales in eastern Australia. The 8,471-hectare (20,930-acre) national park is situated approximately 253 kilometres (157 mi) west of Sydney, northwest of Cowra and northeast of Grenfell.

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The park is important for the conservation of a sample of the plant and animal communities of the central west, an area which has largely been cleared and developed for agriculture. The Conimbla National Park also provides habitat for several species of threatened fauna and conserves populations of a number of plant species and communities which are now uncommon or rare because of clearing.

The park contains very attractive scenery, including a number of clifflines, a small gorge and several waterfalls. These ranges and peaks are important landscape features in the district. As it is one of the few naturally vegetated areas remaining in the district the park has the potential to be a valuable educational and recreational resource for locals and tourists.[2]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Conimbla National Park: Park management". Office of Environment & Heritage. Government of New South Wales. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Conimbla National Park: Plan of management" (PDF). NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service (PDF). Government of New South Wales. November 1997. ISBN 0-7310-7607-9. Retrieved 15 October 2014. 

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