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Mitchell River

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Location: Mitchell River National Park

Varanus varius

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Near Den of Nargun

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Cobbannah Creek

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Intellagama lesueurii howittii

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Den of Nargun

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Billy Goat Bend

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Location: Mitchell River National Park

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  • A section of Mitchell Road is closed to vehicles due to soil slips. Access to the Mitchell River walking track via Mitchell Road is still available. at Mitchell River National Park
    Thursday 31 July, 2014 |
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Horse riding
Long walk / Multi day walk
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Mitchell River National Park has impressive river scenery, serene rainforest gullies, rugged landscapes and some of Victoria’s more unusual vegetation communities. From open forest to remote river gorges, the park is home to a vast array of indigenous flora and fauna, some at the furthermost extent of their range.

The park is an exciting destination for outdoor enthusiasts and boasts unspoilt natural beauty and remoteness. Canoeing or rafting provides the easiest access to much of the park. The river offers the canoeist short day trips or extended touring through tranquil pools and turbulent rapids down to the Gippsland Lakes. The best time canoeing is from July to December.



Aboriginal Traditional Owners


Parks Victoria acknowledges the Aboriginal Traditional Owners of Victoria - including its parks and reserves. Through their cultural traditions, the Gunaikurnai identify the Mitchell River National Park as their Traditional Country.

Further information is available from Aboriginal Affairs Victoria AAV and Native Title Services Victoria

Popular things to do



Campsites with easy car and river access are located at Angusvale. To help protect the fragile Heritage River environment camping…


Den of Nargun

The main picnic area is located at the Den of Nargun Carpark in the natural surrounds of the park. Toilets,…

family picnic at table - metro park

Billy Goat Bend

Billy Goat Bend is a popular picnic site with basic facilities. Camping is allowed. The Bend affords panoramic views of…



Restricted deer stalking is only permitted in accordance with hunting regulations within the eastern section of the Mitchell River National…


Horse riding

Horse riding is a great way to see the park. Horse riding is permitted on roads and vehicle tracks open…

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Facilities Summary

  • Campsites
  • Electric/Gas BBQ
  • Picnic table/seat
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Toilet
  • Gravel carpark

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Park Statistics


December 1962



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