Mount Isa national parks and parks

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    THE LAWN HILL GORGE FORMS A BEAUTIFUL OASIS IN THE HARSH OUTBACK: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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    A GOOD WAY TO EXPLORE THE EMERALD WATERS AND SURROUNDING LUSH VEGETATION OF THE GORGE IS IN A CANOE: Photo courtesy of Tourism Queensland
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National parksMount Isa national parks and parks

Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park

Boodjamulla (Lawn Hill) National Park encompasses Lawn Hill Gorge and the Riversleigh World Heritage site, part of the Australian Fossil Mammal Sites World Heritage Area. The emerald waters and lush vegetation of Lawn Hill Gorge form a beautiful oasis in the outback, attracting abundant wildlife and offering exceptional views, walks, canoeing and cultural sites. The Riversleigh fossil deposits are among the richest and most extensive in the world, with some fossils dating back 25 million years. These fossils have been superbly preserved in limestone outcrops.

Activities

Bushwalking (hiking), viewing wildlife, canoeing.

Camping

There is camping available in the park.

Location

Lawn Hill Gorge is 340 km north-west of Mount Isa and Riversleigh is 285 km north-west of Mount Isa, about 55 km south of Lawn Hill Gorge.

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