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Sandy Beach campground

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

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Visitor Info

All the practical information you need to know about Sandy Beach campground.

Getting there and parking

Sandy Beach Campground is in the MIA1 precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park.

From Narrandera:

  • Follow Irrigation Way for 10km until you reach the brown Murrumbidgee Valley National Park sign
  • Turn left at Grahams Grave Road and continue for 1.5km
  • At the entrance to the MIA1 precinct, follow Rook Trail for 3km until you reach Sandy Beach campground.

From Griffith:

  • Follow Banna Ave/B94 for 3km
  • Continue straight on Irrigation Way for 13km
  • At the T-intersection, turn right onto Irrigation Way and continue for 38km.
  • At the traffic lights, turn right onto Canal Street and continue for 2.5km.
  • Turn right onto Back Yanco Rd and continue for 4km
  • Turn right onto Main Ave and continue along Irrigation Way for 12km
  • At the brown Murrumbidgee Valley National Park sign, turn left onto Grahams Grave Road and continue for 1.5km.
  • At the entrance to the MIA1 precinct, follow Rook Trail for 3km until you reach Sandy Beach campground.

Road quality

Sandy Beach campground can be muddy after rain. Please call the Griffith office before you leave to check if the road is accessible.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • Most roads suitable for 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • 4WD required in wet weather


Parking is available at Sandy Beach campground.


There are no rubbish bins available at this campground. Please take all rubbish with you when you leave.


  • Non-flush toilets

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

Boating safety

If you're out on your boat fishing, waterskiing or just cruising the waterways, read these paddling and boating safety tips.

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Camping safety

Whether you're pitching your tent on the coast or up on the mountains, there are many things to consider when camping in NSW national parks. Find out how to stay safe when camping.

Cycling safety

Hundreds of cyclists head to our national parks for fun and adventure. If you're riding your bike through a national park, read these mountain biking and cycling safety tips.

Fire safety

During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the NSW Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban for particular NSW fire areas, or statewide. Learn more about total fire bans and fire safety.

Fishing safety

Fishing from a boat, the beach or by the river is a popular activity for many national park visitors. If you’re planning a day out fishing, check out these fishing safety tips.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.


Disability access level - hard

Hard access is via steps or a steep slope, or you'll have to move across a rough surface with obstacles such as potholes, tree roots, and rocks. Assistance will be necessary.


Camp fires and solid fuel burners

There are no designated fire pits at this campground, so please clear your campfire properly before you leave.



A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Gathering firewood

You can gather firewood at this campground, but the use of chainsaws is prohibited.


Chainsaws are prohibited.



Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.


NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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