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Environment

Vegetation

The park has several plant communities ranging from Mountain Ash forest and riparian forest to shrubby foothill forest and swamp heathland. These support a rich flora and contain the rare plant Long Pink-bells, Tall Astelia and Brickmakers Saw-sedge.

Animals

The diversity of plant life attracts a range of wildlife including wombats, Swamp Wallabies and echidnas. There is also a diverse mammal population active mostly at night. They include possums, Yellow-bellied Gliders, Sugar Gliders and Greater Gliders that glide for up to 100 m from tree to tree.

Bush rats and antechinus (marsupial mice) may be spotted scuttling about on the forest floor.

Bird life is active. Keep a lookout for lyrebirds, honeyeaters, parrots, kookaburras, Yellow-tailed Black Cockatoos, currawongs and butcherbirds.