Edward River canoe and kayak trail
Murray Valley Regional Park
All the practical information you need to know about Edward River canoe and kayak trail.
Getting there and parking
Edward River canoe and kayak trail is in the Gulpa, Deniliquin, Tuppal and Kyalite precincts of Murray Valley National Park. To get there:
- To the east of Mathoura, take Picnic Point Road 7km to the Tocumwal (Murray Valley trail) turn-off.
- Travel another 2.7km to Edwards Bridge
- Paddle 5km upstream to the mouth of Edward River, where a weir controls the water level.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Edward River canoe and kayak trail can become boggy when it rains.
Parking is available along the route, a short walk from Edward River.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murray Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The perfect time for a camping holiday: the days are cooler and the nights are not yet too chilly.
If it's been a wet winter white ibis and straw necked ibis will be nesting from late winter through to spring.
A great time for water activities on the Murray - swimming in the river is a delightful way to spend your time.
The morning light sparkles on the river; try your hand at fishing for Murray cray.
- Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Dogs may not be brought into Murray Valley National Park but they are permitted in Murray Valley Regional Park.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.