Barmah National Park
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- Planned burning operations are scheduled in this park which will result in the following roads and tracks being closed from the time of ignition until the area is declared safe: Boundary Track between Darlow’s Lane and Browns Bride Road. Ignition of the burn is scheduled from Thursday 24 May 2018 and is subject to favourable weather. Check the status of current planned burns at www.vic.gov.au/plannedburns at Barmah National Park, Wednesday 23 May, 2018
- Due to the effects of flooding in the in Barmah National Park, the following tracks are currently closed for public safety: River Road (part on Top Island), War Plain Track, Forcing Yards Track, Unnamed Track, Gowers Track (part), Eddys Track, Grinters Ridge Track (part), Dougs Crossing Track, Chinamans Garden Track, and Sandy Crossing Track. Access is reviewed regularly and Parks Victoria will open closed areas as soon as possible. at Barmah National Park, Wednesday 31 January, 2018
- Established:JUNE 2010
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.
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
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