Howard Springs Nature Park
|Howard Spring Nature Park|
|Established||22 May 1952|
|Area||2.86 km2 (1.1 sq mi)|
|Visitation||43,300 (in 2017)|
|Managing authorities||Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory|
|Website||Howard Spring Nature Park|
|See also||Protected areas of the Northern Territory|
Howard Springs Nature Park is a 286 hectares (710 acres) protected area located 35 kilometres (22 mi) south of Darwin, Northern Territory. A suitable habitat for waterfowl of the Northern Territory, it also has swimming areas and walking trails. The actual Springs became important in 1910 when they came under consideration as a solution to Darwin's unreliable water supply.
- "Terrestrial Protected Areas by Reserve Type in Northern Territory (2016)". CAPAD 2016. Australian government. 2016. Retrieved 15 January 2018.
- "Park visitor data". Department of Tourism Sport and Culture. Northern Territory Government. Retrieved 20 April 2019.
Traffic counters located at entry point.
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