Kirrama National Park

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Kirrama National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
Kirrama National Park is located in Queensland
Kirrama National Park
Kirrama National Park
Nearest town or cityMount Garnet
Coordinates18°27′12″S 144°56′59″E / 18.45333°S 144.94972°E / -18.45333; 144.94972Coordinates: 18°27′12″S 144°56′59″E / 18.45333°S 144.94972°E / -18.45333; 144.94972
Established2006
Area75.80 km2 (29.3 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteKirrama National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Kirrama National Park is a national park in Minnamoolka, Tablelands Region of Far North Queensland, Australia. The park protects rugged mountain landscapes, lush tropical rainforest and open eucalypt forests.

It forms part of the Wet Tropics World Heritage Area. The park lies with the water catchment area of the Burdekin River. There are a diverse range of plants and animals found in the area.

Access[edit]

Access to the park is provided by the Kennedy Development Road south of Mount Garnet.[1] In 2011, access to the park was restricted when Kirrama Range Road was closed.[2] The historic gravel track and numerous bridges were damaged by floods after Cyclone Yasi crossed the coast.

Facilities[edit]

There are no facilities in the park except for the Society Flat rainforest walk which consists of a 720 m long circuit.[1] Camping is not permitted within the park.[1]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "About Kirrama". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 9 July 2014. Retrieved 22 August 2014.
  2. ^ Sam Davis (26 August 2011). "Coastal link road closed". ABC Far North Queensland. Australian Broadcasting Corporation. Retrieved 22 August 2014.

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