Koreelah National Park

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Koreelah National Park
New South Wales
IUCN category II (national park)
Koreelah National Park is located in New South Wales
Koreelah National Park
Koreelah National Park
Coordinates 28°18′19″S 152°26′20″E / 28.30528°S 152.43889°E / -28.30528; 152.43889Coordinates: 28°18′19″S 152°26′20″E / 28.30528°S 152.43889°E / -28.30528; 152.43889
Established 1999
Area 53 km2 (20.5 sq mi)
Managing authorities NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Koreelah National Park
See also Protected areas of
New South Wales

Koreelah is a national park in New South Wales, Australia, 631 km north of Sydney. The park is part of the Scenic Rim Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance in the conservation of several species of threatened birds.[1]

Description[edit]

The main feature is the gorge just south west of the campsite. At the head of the gorge is a deep water hole surrounded by four metre cliffs that can be dived from. There are bigger waterfalls downstream but no access to the main gorge from the north without ropes. There is some algae in the water if there has not been recent rain.

Facilities[edit]

There is a campsite signed west of White Swamp Road, roughly 10 km north of Old Koreelah (which is on the Mount Lindsay Highway). It has a compost toilet and some barbecues, although the grass and weeds are rather long since cattle were evicted about 1999.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Scenic Rim. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2011-10-03.