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Mallee Cliffs National Park

Overview

Mallee Cliffs National Park was created in April 1977. It covers an area of 57969ha. For detailed park and fire management documents, visit the OEH website.

This park protects extensive areas of flat to undulating sandy red plains and linear sand dunes formed during arid periods from 350,000 to 500,000 years ago. The park contains a number of isolated, relict, plant communities that demonstrate shifts in the pattern of vegetation arising from long-term environmental change.

Mallee Cliffs National Park is managed to protect the sand plain and sand dune land systems and ecological communities. Emphasis is placed on the value of Mallee Cliffs National Park as a wildlife conservation area.

A policy of restricted public access for education purposes is maintained to assist in meeting conservation objectives. The park is used for educational activities by schools and colleges. Research activities which are relevant to the management of the Park and compatible with conservation objectives are encouraged.

Planning for the future

The community is invited to have a say on the future of Mallee Cliffs National Park by commenting on the Review of Environmental Factors before Saturday 2 December 2017.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.

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