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Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

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Visitor info

All the practical information you need to know about Murrumbidgee Valley National Park.

Getting there and parking

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    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

    Parking

    Road quality

    • Unsealed roads

    Vehicle access

    • 2WD vehicles

    Weather restrictions

    • Dry weather only

    By bike

    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.

    Autumn

    Evenings can be balmy at this time of year, so it's still a great time to camp.

    Spring

    Picturesque morning mists are common at this time of year and birds and animals are most active.

    Summer

    Enjoy early morning and late afternoon swimming during these hotter months.

    Winter

    This is Murray crayfish season, and a great time to head to the river.

    Weather, temperature and rainfall

    Summer temperature

    Average

    16°C and 32°C

    Highest recorded

    47.7°C

    Winter temperature

    Average

    4°C and 16.5°C

    Lowest recorded

    -4.8°C

    Rainfall

    Wettest month

    May

    Driest month

    January

    The area’s highest recorded rainfall in one day

    93.3mm

    Facilities

    Maps and downloads

    Safety messages

    However you discover NSW national parks and reserves, we want you to have a safe and enjoyable experience. Our park and reserve systems contrast greatly so you need to be aware of the risks and take responsibility for your own safety and the safety of those in your care.

    Fires in the park

    Open fires are not permitted in the park during the Fire Danger Period (usually 1 October to 31 March). When a Total Fire Ban has been declared for Southern Riverina Fire Area, no fire may be lit in the open and no gas or electric barbecues may be used in the park.

    Outside of the Fire Danger Period (usually 1 April to 30 September)
    Wood fires are permitted in fireplaces provided in the campgrounds except on days of Very High or Extreme Fire Danger. Ensure fires are attended at all times and extinguish when you leave. Wood fires are not permitted in the woolshed picnic area.

    Mobile safety

    Dial Triple Zero (000) in an emergency. Download the Emergency Plus app before you visit, it helps emergency services locate you using your smartphone's GPS. Please note there is limited mobile phone reception in this park and you’ll need mobile reception to call Triple Zero (000).

    Outback safety

    Safety is of high priority in outback areas. In summer, temperatures can reach up to 50°C in some places. Food, water and fuel supplies can be scarce. Before you head off, check for road closures and use our contacts to stay safe in the outback.

    Prohibited

    Pets

    Pets and domestic animals (other than certified assistance animals) are not permitted. Find out which regional parks allow dogs and see the pets in parks policy for more information.

    Smoking

    NSW national parks are no smoking areas.

    Map of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

    Contact

    Nearby towns

    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.

    www.visitnsw.com

    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.

    www.visitnsw.com

    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.

    www.visitnsw.com