Murray Valley National Park
What we're doing
Park management activities
Murray Valley National Park has management strategies in place to protect and conserve the values of this park. Visit the OEH website for detailed park and fire management documents. Here is just some of the work we’re doing to conserve these values:
Understanding landscapes and geology
NPWS is dedicated to preserving the special landscapes and natural assets of Murray Valley National Park. Programs to protect and preserve its waterways, Ramsar-listed wetland, forest environments and unique ecosystems are in place within the park.
Developing visitor facilities and experiences
NPWS is dedicated to providing outstanding facilities and experiences for visitors to all NSW national parks. Amenities in Murray Valley National Park, including national park accommodation, picnic areas, tracks, trails, boardwalks and other facilities, receive ongoing maintenance as required.
NSW is one of the most bushfire prone areas in the world as a result of our climate, weather systems, vegetation and the rugged terrain. NPWS is committed to maintaining natural and cultural heritage values and minimising the likelihood and impact of bushfires via a strategic program of fire research, fire planning, hazard reduction, highly trained rapid response firefighting crews and community alerts.
Managing fire-prone NSW national parks requires a three-pronged approach, including fire planning, community education, and fuel management. When it comes to fuel like dead wood, NPWS conducts planned hazard reduction activities like mowing and controlled burning to assist in the protection of life, property and community.
- 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
- Moama (Murray area)
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Valuable conservation work is being done in our national parks through the Foundation for National Parks and Wildlife, a not-for-profit organisation with the mission to care for Australia’s native plants, animals and cultural heritage.