Stokes National Park

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Stokes National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Map showing the location of Stokes National Park
Map showing the location of Stokes National Park
Nearest city Esperance
Coordinates 33°49′22″S 121°08′05″E / 33.82278°S 121.13472°E / -33.82278; 121.13472Coordinates: 33°49′22″S 121°08′05″E / 33.82278°S 121.13472°E / -33.82278; 121.13472
Area 9,726 ha (24,030 acres)[1]
Established 1976
Governing body Department of Environment and Conservation
Official website

Stokes National Park is a national park in Goldfields-Esperance region of Western Australia (Australia), 538 km south-east of Perth.

The National Park is located 80 kilometres (50 mi) west of Esperance on the southern coast. A vehicle entry fee applies to Stokes National Park.

The Park is named after Stokes Inlet which lies within the park and is its best known feature.

The area of the park is 9,726 hectares (24,030 acres)[1] excluding 16 ha (40 acres) that is part of the historic Moir homestead.[2] The park is mostly areas of coastal heath and scrubland, smaller areas of low dense forest and sandy beaches around the inlet and coast to the south of the park.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Department of Environment and Conservation 2009–2010 Annual Report. Department of Environment and Conservation. 2010. p. 48. ISSN 1835-114X. 
  2. ^ "Total Travel - Stokes National Park". 2010. Retrieved 15 December 2010.