Gulpa Creek walk
Murray Valley National Park
Gulpa Creek walk, in Murray Valley Regional Park, is an easy path to walk along with your dog and great for birdwatching with opportunities to go canoeing or kayaking, not far from Mathoura.
- Murray Valley National Park
- 5km return
- Time suggested
- 1hr - 1hr 30min
- Grade 3
- What to
- Drinking water, hat, sunscreen
- Please note
Gulpa Creek is a great destination for canoeing - bring your own equipment or contact Mathoura Visitor Information Centre on 03 5884 3730 for details of small boat or canoe hire.
From the historic little town of Mathoura, at Crane's Bridge, where bullock teams once hauled logs to the timber mill, you can set out on Gulpa Creek walk.
It's a flat, easy 5km walk or ride among the river red gums along Gulpa Creek in Murray Valley Regional Park, adjacent to Murray Valley National Park. The colours and movement of birdlife around the creek and the light on the red gums are quite a view, and make this walk quite special. Gulpa Creek is also a peaceful spot for canoeing or kayaking. What’s more, because of Gulpa Creek walk’s location in Murray Valley Regional Park, you can even bring your dog along for the ride.
You might also like to bring along your binoculars and a bird book so you can identify the birds you see along the way. If you feel like more birdwatching, visit Reed Beds Bird Hide boardwalk in the nearby Murray Valley National Park.
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- National Parks Contact Centre
- 7am to 7pm daily
- 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) for the cost of a local call within Australia excluding mobiles
- 02 9585 6831
- Moama office
- Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 12pm to 1pm.
- 03 5483 9100
- Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW 2731
- in Murray Valley National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger