Five Mile picnic area
Murray Valley Regional Park
All the practical information you need to know about the Five Mile picnic area.
Getting there and parking
Five Mile picnic area is in the Moama precinct of Murray Valley Regional Park. To get there:
- From Moama, head north along Cobb Highway.
- Turn left onto Perricoota Road and continue for approximately 8km
- Turn towards the river on your left to access the picnic area.
- Sealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- All weather
Car, boat trailer and bus parking is at Five Mile picnic area, including several designated disabled spots. It can be a busy place on the weekend, so parking might be limited.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murray Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The perfect time for a camping holiday: the days are cooler and the nights are not yet too chilly.
If it's been a wet winter white ibis and straw necked ibis will be nesting from late winter through to spring.
A great time for water activities on the Murray - swimming in the river is a delightful way to spend your time.
The morning light sparkles on the river; try your hand at fishing for Murray cray.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 32°C
3°C and 17°C
August to October
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Drinking water is limited or not available in this area, so it’s a good idea to bring your own.
- Flush toilets
- Gas/electric barbecues (free)
Maps and downloads
A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.
You can bring your dog to this location. See other regional parks in NSW that have dog-friendly areas.
Dogs may not be brought into Murray Valley National Park, however they may be brought into Murray Valley Regional Park, including Five Mile picnic area, as long as park restrictions surrounding dogs are observed.