Guy Fawkes River National
Park is on Waterfall Way near
Ebor, New South
Wales, 50 kilometres west of Dorrigo and 80 km north-east of Armidale in Australia.
is approximately 560 km north of Sydney.
Guy Fawkes National Park, NSW
- Area: 664 km²
- Date of establishment: 30 June, 1972
- Managing authorities: New South Wales National Parks
and Wildlife Service
- IUCN category:
This National Park has over 40 different vegetation communities, 28
threatened plant species, 24 threatened fauna species and
significant areas of old growth forest protected within the park.
River plunges off the Northern Tablelands at the Ebor Falls.
There are spectacular examples
of valley and rugged river gorges including the deeply incised Guy
Fawkes River Valley along the line of an ancient fault through the
park. The rugged gorges of the Aberfoyle, Sara and Henry Rivers
also run through the park.
have lived in this park since the
1930s with many of them having Saladin ancestry and now reflecting
this in their buckskin
coat colours. In October 2000, over 600
brumbies in the Guy Fawkes River National Park were shot and killed
from a helicopter during a New South
Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service
cull. Since the
campaign began to remove horses from there over 400 have been
passively trapped, taken from the Park, and 200 of these have been
In the 1970s the Bicentennial National Trail
plotted to run along the western side of Guy Fawkes River on what
is a Travelling Stock Route