Coolah Tops National Park

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Coolah Tops National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Coolah tops national park.jpg
Coolah Tops National Park entrance
Coolah Tops National Park is located in New South Wales
Coolah Tops National Park
Coolah Tops National Park
Nearest town or cityCoolah
Coordinates31°45′03″S 150°04′17″E / 31.75083°S 150.07139°E / -31.75083; 150.07139Coordinates: 31°45′03″S 150°04′17″E / 31.75083°S 150.07139°E / -31.75083; 150.07139
Established5 July 1932
Managing authoritiesNSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
See alsoProtected areas of
New South Wales
Bracken's Cottage, Coolah Tops National Park

Coolah Tops is a national park located in New South Wales, Australia, 258 kilometres (160 mi) northwest of Sydney, established on 5 July 1996. It is managed by the New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service. Its World Conservation Union category is II. It is situated 30 kilometres (19 mi) east of Coolah in the Liverpool Range, on the Coolah Creek Road.

The park features waterfalls that plunge from the plateau. Giant grass trees and open forest with stands of snow gums shelter gliders, wallabies, eagles and owls.

Camping and walking are the main recreational activities performed here. Views from the tops are possible over the Liverpool Plains.

The sources of the Talbragar River and the Coolaburragundy River lie in the park.

See also[edit]