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Short walk

Yamyabuc Discovery Trail

1.5km – 0.5 hours return

This self-guided walk begins at the Dharnya carpark and will introduce you to some of the natural and cultural features of the Barmah forest.

The walk includes evidence of Aboriginal and European occupation, the Barmah muster yards and aspects of park management, forestry operations and water regulation.

Lakes Loop Track

4km - 1.75 hours return

Begin this circular walk at the Dharnya carpark or join at the the Barmah Lakes campground, day visitor area or Rices Bridge.

The walk passes through mature and regrowth River Red Gum trees past a number of Aboriginal oven (cooking) mounds. It skirts the edge  of Barmah Lake, eventually reaching the Murray River and Broken Creek.

Broken Creek Loop Track

3.5km – 1.5 hours return

This circular walk begins behind the Visitor Centre and skirts Dharnya swamp, a low area subject to seasonal flooding. Walk through River Red Gum and Grey Box woodland to Broken Creek. Continue downstream along Broken Creek where you can see pelicans, ducks, egrets and darters. There are a number of Aboriginal oven (cooking) mounds on the way to Rices Weir. See the fish ladder that allows fish to go back upstream past the weir.

Return via Sandridge Track or continue on the Lakes Loop track to Dharnya.

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