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MIA 1 campgrounds

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

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Enjoy riverside camping in the MIA 1 area of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, near Narrandera and Yanco. Go fishing and kayaking along the Murrumbidgee River.

You can choose to camp at any of these 17 locations when you arrive at Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area 1 (MIA 1):

  • Anglers Bend
  • Bikini Beach
  • Broad Beach 
  • Catfish Corner 
  • Cunninghams Beach
  • Horn Beach 
  • Horse Bend 
  • Island Bend 
  • Lamonts Beach 
  • Long Beach 
  • Markeys Beach 
  • Pastors Beach 
  • Platt Beach 
  • Nandirong Bend
  • Rooks Bend 
  • Sandy Beach 
  • Schmetzers Bend

There are no camping fees but a $6 booking fee applies. Bookings are required.


  • Campfires are permitted between April and September.
  • Collection of deadfall timber is permitted for small campfires only.


  • You can't remove firewood from the park. Chainsaws are not permitted.
  • Pets and domestics animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. If you want to camp with your dog, find a campground in Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park.

Vehicle access and road quality

All roads within Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area 1 (MIA 1) are unsealed. 4WD vehicles are recommended when wet. Campervans/RVs are permitted in this area, however not all campgrounds suit these types of vehicles.

How to get there

There are 2 entrances into Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area 1 (MIA 1). If you’re coming from Narrandera:

  • Travel 11km along the Irrigation Way on your way to Yanco township.
  • Turn left onto Grahams Grave Road.
  • Follow the unsealed road for 3km into Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area 1 (MIA 1).

If you’re coming from Yanco:

  • Travel 4km along the Irrigation Way on your way to Narrandera township.
  • Turn right onto Forest Drive. 
  • Follow the unsealed road for 100m into Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area 1 (MIA 1).

There are no rubbish collection points. Please take all rubbish when you leave.

These maps give a basic overview of park attractions and facilities, and may not be detailed enough for some activities. We recommend that you buy a topographic map before you go exploring.


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