Crowdy Bay National Park

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ABOUT THIS NATIONAL PARK...

Crowdy Bay is a wonderful, amazing park most people say it's excellent and other people say it's okay. Here are some votes of what they think.

Excellent

7

Very good

2

Average

0

Poor

0

Terrible

0

PARK ATTRACTIONS...

Crowdy Bay National Park’s attractions are Diamond Head Camping Ground, Blackbutt Picnic Area, Diamond Head Loop Walk and Mermaid Lookout Track. This spectacular environment is truly something to write home about. Then again, you’ll probably be too busy exploring the tracks and gazing at at the huge rock arches.

PARK OPERATING HOURS...

Crowdy Bay National Park is always open but might have to close at times due to bad weather or fire danger.

What Is The Size Of It

Crowdy Bay National Park huge it's 102 km².

COSTS...

In this park, vehicle/ car entry fees are $7 per vehicle/ car per day. The park has coin-operated 'pay and display' machines at Diamond Head and Kylies Beach campgrounds.

WHEN WAS THIS PARK CREATED...

This park was created in December 1972 which means it is 42 years old.

Aboriginal Heritage

The Biripi people have climbed these headlands, swamed through these rivers and lakes, crossed these sand dunes and walked these beaches for thousands of years.This park is within the traditional territory of the Biripi/Aboriginal people, descendants of who may still live on this part of the mid north coast.

Flora and Fauna

Flora

Crowdy Bay National Park has awesome headlands, extensive wetlands (exposed to strong winds), pockets of rainforest and coastal heaths poping with wildflowers in spring. Plants on the headlands are shorter, stunted or prostrate (lying close to the ground) having adapted to the dry, salty and windswept conditions. The rainforests are home to such trees as turpentine, black wattle and scentless rosewood as well as cheesetree and paperbark. There are natural grasslands cushioned with kangaroo grass, hiding individual ground orchids and other delicate plants.

Fauna

The fauna of Crowdy Bay National Park include mammals and they are koala, eastern grey kangaroo, swamp wallaby, eastern pygmy possum ect. There are over 100 bird species in the park. Look out or listen for: osprey, rainbow bee-eater, regent bowerbird, catbird, brown quail, ground parrot, black-necked stork, swift parrot, glossy black cockatoo and the square tailed kite. Many species of reptiles are found in the park. The most visible are: lace monitor or goanna, carpet python, jacky dragon, brown tree snake, black snake, striped skink and land mullet.
Information Source 1

NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service. http://www.environment.nsw.gov.au/NationalParks/parkSafetySupplies.aspx?id=N0009

Information Source 2

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service. http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/crowdy-bay-national-park

Information Source 3

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