Dandenong Ranges National Park

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Dandenong Ranges National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Dandenong Ranges National Park.jpg
Ferntree Gully Forest on the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
Dandenong Ranges National Park is located in Victoria
Dandenong Ranges National Park
StateVictoria
Nearest town or city
Coordinates37°48′37″S 145°23′8″E / 37.81028°S 145.38556°E / -37.81028; 145.38556Coordinates: 37°48′37″S 145°23′8″E / 37.81028°S 145.38556°E / -37.81028; 145.38556
Area32.15 km2 (12.4 sq mi)
Established1987
Managing authoritiesParks Victoria
WebsiteDandenong Ranges National Park
 
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Dandenong Ranges National Park
IUCN category II (national park)
Dandenong Ranges National Park.jpg
Ferntree Gully Forest on the Kokoda Track Memorial Walk
Dandenong Ranges National Park is located in Victoria
Dandenong Ranges National Park
StateVictoria
Nearest town or city
Coordinates37°48′37″S 145°23′8″E / 37.81028°S 145.38556°E / -37.81028; 145.38556Coordinates: 37°48′37″S 145°23′8″E / 37.81028°S 145.38556°E / -37.81028; 145.38556
Area32.15 km2 (12.4 sq mi)
Established1987
Managing authoritiesParks Victoria
WebsiteDandenong Ranges National Park
Sherbrooke Forest

Dandenong Ranges National Park is in Victoria, Australia, 38 km (24 mi) east of Melbourne.

Because the park is located in an urban area, the park has a long history of major problems with feral and roaming animals. A cat-curfew was introduced in the entire Dandenong Ranges area some years ago, and since then the numbers and variety of lyrebirds and other native species have climbed dramatically.[citation needed]

Dandenong Ranges National Park is divided into five sections:

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