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 starts in the Gulpa Island area of Murray Valley Regional park and meanders through to the Tuppal, Deniliquin, and Kyalite precincts of Murray Valley National Park.
- Take Picnic Point Road for about 7km to the Tocumwal/Millewa Road turn-off to the left towards Edward River campground
- Travel another 2.7km to Edward River Bridge Picnic Area, where you can park you car.
- Use the wheelchair-accessible kayak launch and start your journey downstream, or, paddle 5km upstream to the mouth of Edward River, where a weir controls the water level.
Millewa Road is generally an all-weather access road, however you should check the weather before you leave. Millewa Road is unsealed road and can become boggy when it rains.
- Mixture of sealed and unsealed roads
- All weather
Parking is available at Edward River Bridge Picnic Area and it's a short walk from there to the Edward River where the kayak launch is located.
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
Disability access level - medium
Nearby Edward River Bridge picnic area has wheelchair-accessible parking, toilet, picnic and barbecue facilities. From the picnic area, there's a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch at Edward River Bridge.
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
Chainsaws are prohibited for collecting firewood and any other purpose.
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.