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Murray Valley National Park

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Overview

Explore majestic river red gums or Ramsar-listed wetlands in Murray Valley National Park on a camping trip to the Riverina. Go birdwatching, fishing, bike riding and kayaking.

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Camp out overnight by the river at one of the park's many campgrounds. You can also book one of these lesser-known campgrounds and campsites.

The Eco certified Murray Valley National Park and nearby Murray Valley Regional Park were established to protect the majestic river red gum forests of the Riverina’s Ramsar-listed wetland.

Part of the largest continuous red gum forest in the world, this region hosts a unique ecosystem with over 60 threatened native animal species and 40 threatened plant species. It is also an important place for Aboriginal people.

There are lots of things to do. Go walking along the tranquil Gulpa Creek trail, fish for your dinner in the mighty Murray, paddle along the river in a canoe or kayak. If you're interested in birds, be sure to check out Reedbeds Bird Hide and look out for the yellow rosella as you ride the park's trails.

 

Murray River canoe trip

Go with the flow and explore the ‘Mighty Murray’ by paddle power. Rising near Mount Kosciuszko and flowing all the way to the Southern Ocean in South Australia, this river is the third longest navigable river in the world.

A family canoeing on the Murray River, Murray Valley National Park. Photo: Boen Ferguson/OEH

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Murray Valley Regional Park

Explore river red gum country in Murray Valley Regional Park, between the townships of Moama and Barooga. It’s dog friendly and has plenty of riverside campgrounds, walking tracks and waterways to explore by kayak or boat.

A group picnicking with their dog at Gulpa Creek, Murray Valley Regional Park. Photo credit: Gavin Hansford <HTML>&copy; DPIE

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