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Blackwood Forest Recreation Park

Blackwood Forest Recreation Park
South Australia
Blackwood Forest Recreation Park is located in South Australia
Blackwood Forest Recreation Park
Nearest town or city Adelaide city centre
Established 1 November 2001 (2001-11-01)[1]
Area 21 hectares (52 acres)[1]
Managing authorities Department of Environment, Water and Natural Resources
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Blackwood Forest Recreation Park is a protected area located about 12 kilometres (7.5 mi) south of the Adelaide city centre in the suburb of Hawthorndene. The recreation park was proclaimed under the National Parks and Wildlife Act 1972 in 2001 to retain land purchased in 1908 by the Government of South Australia for use as open space for recreational purposes. The recreation park is classified as an IUCN Category III protected area.[2][3]

See also


  1. ^ a b "Protected Areas Information System - reserve list (as of 25 November 2014)" (PDF). Department of Environment Water and Natural Resources. Retrieved 8 January 2015. 
  2. ^ "Blackwood Forest Recreation Park Management Plan" (PDF). Department of Environment and Heritage. 2005. pp. i & ii. Retrieved 8 May 2015. 
  3. ^ "Terrestrial Protected Areas of South Australia (see 'DETAIL' tab)". CAPAD 2012. Australian Government - Department of the Environment. 2014. Retrieved 13 March 2015. 

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