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Barmah Lakes camping area

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Barmah lakes

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Location: Barmah National Park

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  • The Gulf Camping area will be closed from Monday 16 February 2015 until Wednesday 4 March 2015 to allow for visitor facility upgrade works to the site.  at Camping
    Thursday 26 February, 2015 |
  • River Road is closed on Barmah Island (River Murray Reserve) at Barmah Creek bridge 2 (the upstream bridge on Barmah Creek) due to bridge failure its subsequent removal. Visitors can access River Road on Barmah Island from Rice bridge (one way in, one way out) or via Corrys Road or McCann Road. at Barmah National Park
    Wednesday 28 January, 2015 |
  • Access to Breen's Beach and Forest Beach (located on Ulupna Island upstream of the park in River Murray Reserve) is closed due to roadworks. at Barmah National Park
    Wednesday 28 January, 2015 |
Camping
Canoeing
Fishing
Medium walk / Day walk
Short walk
Swimming
Yachting/Sailing

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

Walking

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

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

canoe

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

Fishing

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

murray river

Swimming

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

Established

JUNE 2010

Area

28505ha

Contact information

Call Parks Victoria on 13 1963

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