Merton motor trail
Willandra National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Merton motor trail.
Getting there and parking
Merton motor trail begins in the Willandra Homestead precinct of Willandra National Park. To get there:
- Begin at the Homestead precinct, drive south for 1km, then turn west along the Willandra Creek trail.
- Where the trail divides, take the southwest route. This trail leads to Halls Lakes before looping back to join the Willandra Creek trail near Merton Outstation.
Check the weather before you set out as the road to Willandra National Park can become boggy when it rains.
Parking is available at Willandra Homestead
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Willandra National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Like spring, this season is also a time of mild weather.
Spring brings mild weather and fantastic birdwatching opportunities, as well as being the best time for wildflower displays. Drive, cycle or walk the scenic Merton trail or follow the Nilla Yannagalang Billana walking trail to make the most of what's on offer at this time of year.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
17°C and 32°C
7°C and 16°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
- Griffith office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 02 6966 8100
- 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680
- in Willandra National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Willandra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
Park entry fees:
$8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring correct change.Buy annual pass