Rocky Cape National Park

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Rocky Cape National Park
Tasmania
IUCN category II (national park)
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Rocky Cape, 2009
Rocky Cape National Park is located in Tasmania
Rocky Cape National Park
Rocky Cape National Park
Nearest town or city Burnie
Coordinates 40°53′59″S 145°32′9″E / 40.89972°S 145.53583°E / -40.89972; 145.53583Coordinates: 40°53′59″S 145°32′9″E / 40.89972°S 145.53583°E / -40.89972; 145.53583
Established 1967
Area 30.64 km2 (11.8 sq mi)
Managing authorities Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Rocky Cape National Park
See also Protected areas of Tasmania

Rocky Cape National Park is a national park on the North West Coast of Tasmania, Australia. It is located at a geographical headland and surrounds the town of Sisters Beach. It is located approximately 365 km by car northwest of State Capital Hobart.

Evidence of Aboriginal occupation dating from 8000 years ago was found by Rhys Jones in the 1960s. The Rocky Cape Lighthouse was erected in 1968.

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