Murrumbidgee Valley National Park
All the practical information you need to know about Murrumbidgee Valley National Park.
Getting there and parking
Get driving directions
From Narrandera to Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area I (MIA I):
- Travel northwest on Irrigation Way for about 12km
- Turn left off Irrigation Way at the signpost for MIA I
- Follow access road in southerly direction for about 2.5km to grid
- This is Grahams Grave entrance to MIA I
From Narrandera to Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area II (MIA II):
- Head south along Newell Highway onto Audley Street, turning right onto Irrigation way. Continue travelling towards Leeton.
- At the entrance of Yanco, turn onto Euroley Road and travel 5km.
- Take the turn off 400m north of Euroley Bridge and after 800m cross grid where you will enter MIA II
Park entry points
- Middle Beach access See on map
- McCaugheys Lagoon See on map
- Turkey Flat picnic area and bird hide See on map
- Unsealed roads
- 2WD vehicles
- Dry weather only
Check out the Bicycle information for NSW website for more information.
Best times to visit
There are lots of great things waiting for you in Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. Here are some of the highlights.
Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.
Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.
Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.
This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.
Weather, temperature and rainfall
16°C and 32°C
4°C and 16.5°C
The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day
Maps and downloads
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.
NSW national parks are no smoking areas.
- in the Murray-Riverina region
Murrumbidgee Valley National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.
02 6966 8100
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm. Closed 1pm to 2pm.
- 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW 2680
- Griffith office
Yanga National Park office
03 5020 1764
Contact hours: 8.30am to 4.30pm daily.
- 38773 Sturt Highway, Balranald NSW 2715
- Yanga National Park office
03 5021 8900
Contact hours: Monday to Friday, 8.30am to 4.30pm.
- 4 Melaleuca Street, Buronga NSW 2739
- Buronga office
Narrandera (28 km)
Narrandera is a Country NSW National Trust Urban Conservation Area located at the crossroads of the Newell and Sturt highways. This tranquil rural town in the heart of Riverina features tree-lined streets, fine historic buildings and many historic attractions.
Griffith (69 km)
Griffith is at the heart of the vast Murrumbidgee Irrigation Area and produces about 60% of the grapes grown in the State. Today, there are more than a dozen wineries in the district with world-famous names. Visit De Bortoli or Hanwood and stock up on local produce, such as jams, preserves or pasta sauces.
Hay (160 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.