Murray Valley National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Murray Valley National Park.
Getting there and parking
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Park entry points
- Swifts Creek campground See on map
- Dry weather only to most locations.
- All weather access to the Reed Bed Bird Hide, Edward River Bridge campground and picnic area and Swifts Creek campground and picnic area via River Road. Please contact the NPWS office in Moama to confirm accessibility.
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murray Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
The perfect time for a camping holiday: the days are cooler and the nights are not yet too chilly.
If it's been a wet winter white ibis and straw necked ibis will be nesting from late winter through to spring.
A great time for water activities on the Murray - swimming in the river is a delightful way to spend your time.
The morning light sparkles on the river; try your hand at fishing for Murray cray.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
12°C and 32°C
3°C and 17°C
August to October
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted in Murray Valley National Park. You're welcome to bring your dog into Murray Valley Regional Park next door.
See the OEH pets in parks policy for more information.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in the Murray-Riverina region
Murray Valley National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
03 5483 9100
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 12pm to 1pm.
- Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW 2731
- Moama office
Moama (30 km)
Part of the largest continuous red gum forest in the world, this region is an important place for Aboriginal people. Keep your eyes open for Aboriginal sites, especially middens, oven mounds and scarred trees, where bark has been removed from the tree to make canoes, coolamons and shields.
Deniliquin (36 km)
Take time out to visit Murray Valley National Park, admire the serene wetlands and towering river red gums. Go for a walk or ride the Gulpa Creek track, bring your canoe or kayak along for a spot of paddling or head to Reed Beds bird hide for a spot of birdwatching.
Hay (157 km)
This exciting and innovative exhibition space uses contemporary design and cutting edge technology to tell the story of Australian sheep shearing. You'll meet the shearers, shed hands, cooks, classers, cockies, sheep and dogs behind the legends at this sparkling gallery-museum in Hay.