Crater Lakes National Park

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Crater Lakes National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Crater Lakes National Park is located in Queensland
Crater Lakes National Park
Crater Lakes National Park
Coordinates 17°14′45″S 145°37′44″E / 17.24583°S 145.62889°E / -17.24583; 145.62889Coordinates: 17°14′45″S 145°37′44″E / 17.24583°S 145.62889°E / -17.24583; 145.62889
Established 1994
Area 9.59 km2 (3.7 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Crater Lakes is a national park in Queensland, Australia, 1367 km northwest of Brisbane. The park contains two volcanically-formed lakes, Lake Barrine and Lake Eacham (Yidyam). Both lakes have walking trails around the lake; boat tours are also given at Lake Barrine.[1]


  1. ^ Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing (17 October 2012). "Crater Lakes National Park". Queensland Government. Retrieved 15 December 2012. 

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