West MacDonnell National Park
|West MacDonnell National Park|
View along the West MacDonnell Ranges from the Larapinta Trail, near Glen Helen
|Nearest town or city||Alice Springs|
|Established||30 September 1992|
|Area||2,568.61 km2 (991.7 sq mi)|
|Managing authorities||Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory|
|Website||West MacDonnell National Park|
|See also||Protected areas of the Northern Territory|
The popular extended walk, the Larapinta Trail, runs east-west along the linear park, following the West MacDonnell Ranges. The park includes many tourist attractions along its 250 kilometre length including Ormiston Pound, the Ellery Creek Bighole, Glen Helen Gorge, Simpsons Gap, Standley Chasm, Mount Sonder, Serpentine Gorge, the Ochre Pits and Redbank Gorge.
- "CAPAD 2012 Northern Territory Summary (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 7 February 2014. Retrieved 7 February 2014.
- "Parks and Wildlife Commission of the Northern Territory". Retrieved 10 April 2016.
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