Barmah National Park
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- Due to flooding, the following tracks are closed until further notice: McDonalds Track, Shortcut Track, Forcing Yards Track (part), Black Swamp Track, Bunyip Track, Gowers Track, Long Plain Track, Four Mile Track, Camp Oven Track, Eddys Track, Grinters Ridge Track, Dougs Crossing Track, Hughes Track, Agistment Boundary Track, Darlows Track, Bourke Street, Tongalong Track, Mannions Track, Chinamans Garden Track, Unnamed Track 1, War Plain Track (from Big Budgee Creek to River Road), War Plain Track (Sand Ridge Track to Big Budgee Creek), Newmans Track, Centre Track, Suttons Track, Sharps Plain Track, River Road (between Chainman’s Garden Track and Pinnucks Crossing at Haynes Road). On Barmah Island, River Road (between Corrys Track and Moira Lakes Road), Barmah Creek Track, and Corrys Track (part) are closed. Additionally, the Gulf Track is 4WD access only. Access is reviewed regularly and Parks Victoria will open closed areas as soon as possible. at Barmah National Park, Thursday 25 October, 2018
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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