Minerva Hills National Park

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Minerva Hills National Park
Queensland
IUCN category II (national park)
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The Tower, 2014
Minerva Hills National Park is located in Queensland
Minerva Hills National Park
Minerva Hills National Park
Nearest town or citySpringsure
Coordinates24°04′50″S 148°03′51″E / 24.08056°S 148.06417°E / -24.08056; 148.06417Coordinates: 24°04′50″S 148°03′51″E / 24.08056°S 148.06417°E / -24.08056; 148.06417
Established1994
Area27.90 km2 (10.77 sq mi)
Managing authoritiesQueensland Parks and Wildlife Service
WebsiteMinerva Hills National Park
See alsoProtected areas of Queensland

Minerva Hills is a national park in Central Queensland, Australia, 626 km northwest of Brisbane. The park features a rugged landscape with volcanic peaks, sheltered gorges, sheer cliffs, open woodlands and dry rainforest.[1]

The park lies within the water catchment areas of the Comet and Nogoa rivers and within the Brigalow Belt bioregion.[2]

There are four lookouts and a picnic area for visitors. Camping is not allowed in the park.[1]

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "About Minerva Hills". Department of National Parks, Recreation, Sport and Racing. 14 February 2012. Retrieved 12 July 2013.
  2. ^ "Minerva Hills National Park". WetlandInfo. Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. Retrieved 30 March 2016.