Russell River National Park

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Russell River National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Russell River National Park is located in Queensland
Russell River National Park
Russell River National Park
Nearest town or city Innisfail
Coordinates 17°13′29″S 145°56′20″E / 17.22472°S 145.93889°E / -17.22472; 145.93889Coordinates: 17°13′29″S 145°56′20″E / 17.22472°S 145.93889°E / -17.22472; 145.93889
Established 1969
Area 41 km2 (15.8 sq mi)
Managing authorities Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service
Website Russell River National Park
See also Protected areas of Queensland

Russell River is a national park in North Queensland, Australia, 1352 km northwest of Brisbane. The park protects a coastal strip between the sea and the Russell River. It is part of the Coastal Wet Tropics Important Bird Area, identified as such by BirdLife International because of its importance for the conservation of lowland tropical rainforest birds.[1]

Camping is allowed with a camping permit, but the park itself has no visitor facilities.

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  1. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Coastal Wet Tropics. Downloaded from on 2011-12-16.

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