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Edward River Bridge picnic area

Murray Valley National Park


Enjoy a riverside family barbecue at Edward River Bridge picnic area at Mathoura, not far from Deniliquin. The picnic area, in Murray Valley Regional Park, also welcomes dogs and is equipped with barbecues and picnic tables.

Picnic areas
Murray Valley National Park

Whether you're camping out in the adjacent Edward River Bridge campground, or taking a day trip from Deniliquin or Moama, Edward River Bridge picnic area is a great place to stop for a barbecue lunch. Its location within Murray Valley Regional Park, part of the Murray Valley reserves, means you can even bring your dog along to this picnic area - so the whole family can enjoy a fun day out.

Equipped with picnic tables and free barbecues, Edward River Bridge picnic area is set beside the majestic river red gums for which Murray Valley Regional Park, adjacent to Murray Valley National Park, is known. There's ample room for kids and your dog to run around while you cook up a storm on the barbecue or sit down and relax at one of the picnic tables.

When you've polished off your picnic lunch, there's a lot more to explore – go for a walk along Gulpa Creek walk, bring your canoe or kayak along for a spot of paddling on Edward River canoe and kayak trail, or head to Reed Beds Bird Hide boardwalk in the nearby Murray Valley National Park for a spot of birdwatching. And don't forget to bring your fishing rod along – there are lots of great spots to drop a line.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


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Park info

  • in Murray Valley National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger 

    • Moama (Murray area)
      (03) 5483 9100
      Contact hours: 9.30am-3pm (April to September) 8.30am-4.30pm (October to March) Monday to Friday
    • Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW
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People fishing from a boat on the river. Photo:David Finnegan