Mount Imlay National Park


Mount Imlay National Park
Mount Imlay National Park
IUCN Category II (National Park)
Mount Imlay, 886 metres above sea level
Nearest town/city Eden
Coordinates 36°28′S 149°35′E / 36.467°S 149.583°E / -36.467; 149.583Coordinates: 36°28′S 149°35′E / 36.467°S 149.583°E / -36.467; 149.583
Area 48 km2 (19 sq mi)
Established 21 July 1972
Managing authorities NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service
Official site http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au


Mount Imlay is a national park in New South Wales (Australia), 387 km south of Sydney, named after the Imlay brothers, who were early pioneers to the district.[1] It is accessed from the Princes Highway, south of Eden, New South Wales.

The vegetation is mostly eucalyptus forest. The Imlay Mallee and Imlay Boronia are rare plants growing near the mountain's summit. However, there is a two hectare rainforest remnant surviving in a fire free gully. It consists mostly of Black Olive Berry trees.

See also

  • Protected areas of New South Wales (Australia)

Mount Imlay Photos

References

Official site

  1. ^ * The main street of Eden, New South Wales is named Imlay Street.

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