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Dasyurus picnic area

Monga National Park

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Overview

Dasyurus picnic area is a tranquil spot to stop on your drive to the coast from Canberra or a great day trip from Batemans Bay or Braidwood.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Monga National Park
Accessibility
Medium
What to
bring
Hat, sunscreen, drinking water
Please note
  • The weather in this area can be unpredictable, so please ensure you’re well-prepared for your visit.
  • There is limited mobile reception in this park
  • Remember to take your binoculars if you want to bird watch

Dasyurus picnic area is a peaceful picnic spot, set on the banks of Mongarlowe River. It’s a tranquil place to stop on your drive to the coast from Canberra or a great day trip from Batemans Bay or Braidwood.

Pack a thermos and enjoy a hot cuppa as you admire the superb natural surroundings. Take the kids down to the river to see if you can spot a platypus feeding in the river pools. Try your luck fishing, or just sit by the riverbank and relax as you listen to the gentle waters flowing by.

If you feel like stretching your legs, step back in time along Corn Trail walking track, which starts from the picnic area. You’ll be following a route that has been used for thousands of years on this challenging 6-hour hike through warm temperate rainforest and eucalypt forest.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

Nearby

  • Corn Trail walking track route, Monga National Park. Photo: Lucas Boyd

    Corn Trail walking track

    Corn Trail walking track is a historic trail for hikers and horse riders to traverse a wide variety of landscapes and follow in the footsteps of the past.

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.