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Rosewood picnic area

Mungo National Park

Overview

Enjoy lunch and some birdwatching at this picnic spot. It’s well-positioned near walking tracks, and is a great place to contemplate Mungo’s scenery and Aboriginal history.

Type
Picnic areas
Where
Mungo National Park
Accessibility
Medium
Price
Free
Entry fees
Park entry fees apply
What to
bring
Drinking water
Please note
  • Please do not disturb or remove anything from the park while you’re there
  • There is no mobile coverage at Mungo National Park

Pause for a picnic with the park’s galahs and willy wagtails at Rosewood rest area. Listen for the butcherbirds’ flute-like song and keep an eye out for resident pink cockatoos, which can at times be seen in groups of ten or twenty.

This beautiful setting offers picnic tables and shady trees – the perfect ingredients for enjoying a cuppa, while contemplating the scenic views and awe-inspiring local history of Mungo National Park.

Located along the Mungo Self-guided Drive tour, you’ll find some lovely walks to enjoy in the surrounding area such as Mallee Stop walking track, as well as some wonderful examples of the park’s fascinating and fragile plants and animals.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

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Conservation program:

Mungo National Park joint management program

Protecting and preserving the Aboriginal culture and heritage of Mungo National Park, part of the Willandra Lakes Region World Heritage Area, is a joint effort. NPWS collaborates with representative elders from three local Aboriginal tribes to help manage this special and ancient place.

Aboriginal Joint Management, Mungo National Park. Photo: John Spencer

Park info

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Mailbox beside a dirt road near Mungo National Park. Photo: Ken Stepnell