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Chowilla Regional Reserve
South Australia
IUCN Category VI (Managed Resource Protected Area)
Nearest town or city Berri
Established 8 April 1993
Area 752.21 km2 (290.4 sq mi)
Managing authorities Department for Environment and Water
Robertson Chowilla Pty Ltd
Website Chowilla Regional Reserve
See also Protected areas of South Australia

Chowilla Regional Reserve is protected area in the Australian state of South Australia located in the gazetted locality of Chowilla about 250 kilometres (160 mi) north-east of the state capital of Adelaide. It was proclaimed 8 April 1993 in conjunction with the Chowilla Game Reserve and has an area of 75,221 hectares (185,880 acres). ‘It protects and conserves a semi-arid environment adjacent to the Murray River. The dominant land uses of the reserve are pastoral production, conservation of natural and historic features and tourism/recreation.’

The regional reserve is classified as an IUCN Category VI protected area.

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