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Edward River Bridge picnic area

Murray Valley Regional Park

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Enjoy a riverside family barbecue at Edward River Bridge picnic area at Mathoura, not far from Deniliquin. This picnic area in Murray Valley Regional Park welcomes dogs and is equipped with barbecues and picnic tables.

Picnic areas
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  • Edward River Bridge picnic area is an ideal starting point to launch your kayak or canoe.

Whether you're camping out in the adjacent Edward River Bridge campground, or taking a day trip from Deniliquin or Moama, Edward River Bridge picnic area is a great place to stop for a barbecue lunch. Its location within Murray Valley Regional Park, part of the Murray Valley reserves, means you can even bring your dog along to this picnic area – so the whole family can enjoy a fun day out.

Equipped with picnic tables and free barbecues, Edward River Bridge picnic area is set beside the majestic river red gums for which Murray Valley Regional Park, joined to Murray Valley National Park, is known. Cook up a storm on the barbecue or sit down and relax at one of the picnic tables.

When you've polished off your picnic lunch, there's a lot more to explore – go for a walk along the Gulpa Creek Forest walks or bring along your kayak for a spot of paddling on Edward River canoe and kayak trail which has a wheelchair-accessible kayak launch right near the picnic area. Bird enthusiasts should head to Reed Beds Bird Hide boardwalk in the nearby Murray Valley National Park for a spot of bird watching. And don't forget to bring your fishing rod along – there are lots of great spots to drop a line.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info


Try the kayak launch at Edward River Bridge

On your next visit to Murray Valley Regional Park, enjoy kayaking or canoeing using the wheelchair-accessible launch at Edward River Bridge picnic area.

Edward River Bridge kayak launch in Murray Valley Regional Park. Photo: Rhys Leslie/OEH


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