Mount William National Park

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Mount William National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Stumpys Bay Beach, Tasmania.jpg
Stumpys Bay Beach
Nearest town or city Scottsdale
Coordinates 40°56′16″S 148°15′13″E / 40.93778°S 148.25361°E / -40.93778; 148.25361Coordinates: 40°56′16″S 148°15′13″E / 40.93778°S 148.25361°E / -40.93778; 148.25361
Established 1973
Area 184.39 km²
Managing authorities Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Mount William National Park
See also Protected areas of Tasmania

Mount William (indigenous name: Wukalina) is a national park in Tasmania (Australia), 234 km northeast of Hobart. Established in 1973 as an 8,640 hectares large national park, it has been expanded multiple times, reaching 13,806 ha in 1980 and 18,439 ha in 1999.

Flora and fauna[edit]

The park provides protected habitat to eastern grey kangarooes, wombats, Bennetts wallabies, Tasmanian pademelons, echidnas, brush-tailed possums and Tasmanian devils.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service: "Mt William National Park: Highlights", retrieved 7 December 2012