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Mirri Mirru Yurun

Culgoa National Park

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Overview

Mirri Mirru Yurun (River Bank walk) is an easy 1km walk along Culgoa River, with opportunities for wildlife viewing and a place to stop for a barbecue afterwards.

Where
Culgoa National Park
Distance
1km return
Time suggested
30min - 1hr
Grade
Grade 5
Price
Free
What to
bring
Drinking water, sunscreen, hat
Please note
  • There's limited water available in this area, so you'll need to bring your own.
  • Check the weather before you set out as the roads are susceptible to flooding
  • This park is in a remote location, so please be well-prepared and tell a family member or friend about your travel plans.
  • It’s a good idea to bring a topographic map and compass, or a GPS.
  • There is no mobile reception in this park.

Mirri Mirri Yurun, also known as River Bank walk, follows the bank of Culgoa River, threading between majestic red gums. After a wet season, spring sees the ground flourish with wildflowers as well. This is an easy walk but a good one, offering a modest introduction to the park, and a chance to enjoy a stroll without having to worry too much about equipment. Nevertheless, make sure you take a hat and plenty of water.

You might want to bring binoculars for a spot of birdwatching too, or, if you’re artistically inclined, an easel with some paints: the landscape is fascinating around here, with rich soil and a stark palette of Australian outback colours. Expect to see gidgee and coolabah trees, with emus and native birds hanging around the waterholes.

After your relaxing walk, take advantage of the tables at Culgoa River campground, settling down to finish the day off with an afternoon picnic or a barbecue.

For directions, safety and practical information, see visitor info

 

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A family walk a boardwalk section of Bouddi coastal walk, Bouddi National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH.

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  • in Culgoa National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Culgoa National Park is always open, but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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