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Barmah Lakes camping area

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  • The majority of Barmah National Park is open, dry and accessible, with the exception of Brean's Beach and Forest Beach up-stream of the park in River Murray Reserve. All other visitor sites and beaches not listed, including Ulupna Beach, Lagoon Beach, Long Beach and Faraway Beach, are open and accessible.  at Barmah National Park
    Friday 19 December, 2014 |
  • There is limited access for Barmah Creek bridge two on River Road in Barmah Island (Murray River Reserve). Visitors can access River Road either from Rice bridge along River Road - one way in, one way out - or through Corrys Road onto River Road with two exits either back through Corrys Road or out the Eastern end of Barmah Island at the township on MCCann Road. at Barmah National Park
    Thursday 17 April, 2014 |
Medium walk / Day walk
Short walk

There is still much to see and do in the region. Visit the local visitor information centre for more information on interesting sights, camping areas and activities run by licensed tour operators nearby.


Barmah National Park, together with the adjoining Millewa forest in New South Wales, forms the largest River Red Gum forest in the world. The complex ecology of the forest is closely linked to the Murray River and its flooding regime, creating a diverse natural habitat for a variety of wildlife, particularly waterbirds.

Barmah is a great spot for camping. Days can be easily filled with fishing, horse riding, bushwalking, swimming and canoeing.

How to Get There

Barmah National Park lies along the Murray River between the towns of Barmah and Strathmerton, about 225km north of Melbourne. Access to the 12 major entrance gates is available from the Moira Lakes Road, Barmah-Picola Road, and the Murray Valley Highway.


Park map on mobile devices

Download free maps of this park for your mobile device from Avenza PDF Maps application.  Used within the app the maps allow you to calculate distances and (with sufficient mobile signal) locate yourself within the park. The same maps are shown below under ‘Related publications’.

Aboriginal Traditional Owners

Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, Aboriginal people maintain their connection to their ancestral lands and waters. Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

Popular things to do

walking - bushland


Yamyabuc Discovery Trail 1.5km – 0.5 hours return This self-guided walk begins at the Dharnya carpark and will introduce you…

camping - river


Camping is popular along much of the 112km frontage to the Murray River. With its majestic River Red Gums, sandy…


Boating and canoeing

Imagine the peace and tranquility paddling around the backwaters, creeks and lagoons along the Murray River. There's so much to…

fishing - river


The Murray River provides excellent fishing opportunities, particularly for Murray Cod, Golden Perch, Cat Fish and Yabbies with many visitors…

murray river


Swimming can be enjoyed at the numerous sandy river bend beaches. Take care when swimming - cold water and fast…

Visitor experiences

Facilities Summary

  • Information Shelter
  • Toilet

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Park Statistics


JUNE 2010



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