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Turkey Flat trail

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Turkey Flat trail.

Getting there and parking

Turkey Flat trail is in the MIA II precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, and begins at Turkey Flat Wetlands.

To get there from Leeton:

  • Drive east towards Narrandera on Irrigation Way
  • Head through the township of Yanco and, just after crossing the train line, turn right onto Euroley Road.
  • Continue down Euroley Road for 400m and turn right onto River Road
  • Follow River Road for 2.5km – the entrance to Turkey Flat Wetland and the picnic area is on the left.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Turkey Flat trail can become boggy when it rains.

Parking

Car and bus parking is available at Turkey Flat Wetlands carpark, a short walk from the trailhead.

Best times to visit

There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.

Spring

Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.

Summer

Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.

Winter

This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 32°C

Highest recorded

47.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

4°C and 16.5°C

Lowest recorded

-4.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

May

Driest month

January

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

93.3mm

Facilities

Drinking water is not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.

Maps and downloads

Safety messages

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.

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.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + 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).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

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.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

  •  Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

Prohibited

Pets

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.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Turkey Flat trail, Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Photo: Gavin Hansford