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About Forest Den
Forest Den's waterholes, lined with majestic river red gums and coolibahs provide a refuge in dry times.
This 5890 ha park conserves a wide diversity of plants, some unique to this reserve within the region—the park was established to conserve black gidgee at its western limit. Although used as grazing land for more than 100 years, little remains of this era apart from a few pastoral relics—fences, gateways and a derelict round timber bridge over Torrens Creek.
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Everything in Forest Den National Park is protected, including plants, animals and heritage sites and artefacts. Please appreciate, respect and help care for Forest Den’s outstanding natural and cultural values by leaving things as you find them, and encouraging others to do the same.
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Each park in the Longreach district has unique attributes. They are managed to conserve their natural condition and protect their cultural resources and values. A management plan for Forest Den National Park has been prepared.
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