Gunbower National Park

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Gunbower National Park
Victoria
IUCN category II (national park)
Gunbower National Park is located in Victoria
Gunbower National Park
Gunbower National Park
Nearest town or city Cohuna
Coordinates 35°41′45″S 144°11′39″E / 35.69583°S 144.19417°E / -35.69583; 144.19417Coordinates: 35°41′45″S 144°11′39″E / 35.69583°S 144.19417°E / -35.69583; 144.19417
Established June 2010 (2010-06)[1]
Area 93.3 km2 (36.0 sq mi)[1]
Managing authorities Parks Victoria
Website Gunbower National Park
Footnotes
Official name Gunbower Forest
Designated 15 December 1982
Reference no. 263[2]
See also Protected areas of Victoria

The Gunbower National Park is a national park located in the Loddon Mallee region of Victoria, Australia. The 9,330-hectare (23,100-acre) national park is situated between Echuca and Koondrook adjacent to the banks of the Murray River, approximately 250 kilometres (160 mi) north of Melbourne and was established in June 2010.[3] The park contains the Gunbower Forest Ramsar wetlands site for the protection of migratory bird species.

See also

References

  1. ^ a b "Gunbower National Park". Parks Victoria. Retrieved 25 November 2012.
  2. ^ "Gunbower Forest". Ramsar Sites Information Service. Retrieved 25 April 2018.
  3. ^ "Gunbower National Park: Visitor Guide" (PDF). Parks Victoria (PDF). June 2014. Retrieved 16 August 2014.


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