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Middle Beach

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Middle Beach.

Getting there and parking

Middle Beach is in the MIA II precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. To get there:

  • Head south along Newell Highway onto Audley Street, turning right onto Irrigation Way. Continue travelling to Leeton.
  • At the entrance of Yanco, turn onto Euroley Road and travel 5km.
  • Take the turn off 400m north of Euroley Bridge. After 800m you’ll cross a grid to enter MIA II Forest.
  • Turn left over the grid and after 700m you’ll arrive at Middle Beach.

Road quality

Check the weather before you set out as the road to Middle Beach can become boggy when it rains.

  • Unsealed roads

Vehicle access

  • 2WD vehicles

Weather restrictions

  • Dry weather only

Parking

Parking is available at Middle Beach, 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 Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.

Autumn

Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.

Spring

Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.

Summer

Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.

Winter

This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.

Weather, temperature and rainfall

Summer temperature

Average

16°C and 32°C

Highest recorded

47.7°C

Winter temperature

Average

4°C and 16.5°C

Lowest recorded

-4.8°C

Rainfall

Wettest month

May

Driest month

January

The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

93.3mm

Facilities

  • You'll need to bring your own drinking and cooking water
  • You’re encouraged to bring gas or fuel stoves, especially in summer during the fire season.

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Safety messages

Bushwalking safety

If you're keen to head out on a longer walk or a backpack camp, always be prepared. Read these bushwalking safety tips before you set off on a walking adventure in national parks.

Mobile safety

Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency + app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

Outback safety

Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

River and lake safety

The aquatic environment around rivers, lakes and lagoons can be unpredictable. If you're visiting these areas, take note of these river and lake safety tips.

Accessibility

Disability access level - hard

  • Wheelchairs can access this area with some difficulty

Permitted

Fishing

A current NSW recreational fishing licence is required when fishing in all waters.

Prohibited

Pets

Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dog walking and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

Smoking

NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

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Wooloondool, Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Photo: OEH