Murrumbidgee Valley National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Forest drive.
Getting there and parking
Forest Drive can be accessed from within the MIA 1 or MIA 2 precincts of the Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. To get there:
- Travel northwest on Irrigation Way for about 12km
- Turn left at the signpost for MIA 1
- Follow the access road in a southerly direction for about 2.5km to grid
- This is Grahams Grave Road entrance to MIA I and the start of Forest Drive.
Note: When exiting MIA 1 to join MIA 2:
- Briefly travel north along Irrigation Way before turning left onto Kiln Road
- Follow Kiln Rd to McCaughey’s lagoon before turning left onto Euroly Road. Follow for about 2.3km
- Turn right onto Forest Drive to enter MIA 2
- Travel south on Irrigation Way for about 500m
- Turn right onto Euroly Road for 400m
- Turn right onto River Road and follow for about 3.2km
- From the left turnoff for Turkey Flat picnic area, continue another 2.3km in a westerly direction along River Road to the park exit/entry point
- Turn left to begin the Forest Drive in the MIA 2 precinct
Note: When exiting MIA 2 to join MIA1
- Turn left onto Euroly Road. Follow for 2.3km
- Turn right onto Kiln Road to McCaughey’s lagoon and follow reaching Irrigation Way.
- Follow Irrigation Way south briefly before turning right onto Forest Drive to enter MIA1
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.
Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.
This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 32°C
4°C and 16.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Disability access level - hard
- Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty
If you're travelling through a national park or reserve on a public road you can have pets inside your vehicle. However, you must keep them inside your vehicle while driving through national parks or reserves. You must also comply with any conditions in the park’s plan of management, and you cannot stop to visit the park or use park facilities (unless for safety reasons, or to use publicly accessible toilets).
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- Griffith office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 02 6966 8100
- 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680