Lincoln National Park


Lincoln National Park

Infobox_protected_area_of_Australia | name = Lincoln National Park
iucn_category = II



caption =
locator_x = 155
locator_y = 176
nearest_town_or_city = Port Lincoln
coordinates = coord|34|52|04|S|135|52|11|E|
area = 291 km²
established = 1941
visitation_num =
visitation_year =
managing_authorities = Department for Environment and Heritage
official_site = [http://www.environment.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/parkabout.pl?LincolnNP Lincoln National Park]

Lincoln is a national park in South Australia (Australia), 249 km west of Adelaide. It occupies the Jussieu Peninsula and a number of nearby islands.

The Barngala and Nauo people lived in the region before the arrival of European settlers. Cape Donington at the northern tip of the park recorded its first grain crop in 1875. Other activities in that area included woodcutting, grazing and guano mining. Donington Cottage remains and can be rented for a nightly fee. Additional structures in the park include a lighthouse, ranger's quarters and a water pipeline.

ee also

* Memory Cove Wilderness Protection Area
* Protected areas of South Australia


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