Barmah National Park


Barmah National Park


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Barmah National Park

Change of Conditions

Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.

  • Notices Affecting Multiple Parks

    Current Access 09-09-2021

    Some tracks have been closed to motor vehicles within Barmah National Park for public safety and to protect track conditions following local rainfall and the current flood water remaining on tracks.
    The following tracks are open within Barmah National Park, however are recommended four-wheel drive only and are subject to change in the short term due to high flooding expected:
    Sand Ridge Tk (to the Dharnya Centre), Reserve Tk (part), Ulupna Beach Tk and the access tracks to the Barmah Lakes Day Visitor Area and Campgrounds.
    Depending on changing conditions, 2WD drive vehicles and some 4WDs, including those with low clearance or without snorkels fitted, may have difficulty accessing some of these tracks. 
    It's highly recommended not to attempt to cross flood water for visitor safety and the safety of others.
    Most tracks are open in the River Murray Reserve and Tocumwal Regional Park (adjoining Barmah National Park) including Carters Tk (part) and Barmah Creek Tk (part).
    See the attached map for tracks that remain open, highlighted maroon recommended for 4x4 only access.
    We will review access on a weekly basis and open the closed areas as soon as possible. Please take care on all tracks due to the wet conditions and if you can avoid using wet tracks, please do so to prevent track damage.
    Visitors to parks and reserves are reminded to follow the public health measures in place across regional Victoria, by following physical distancing measures.

    Attachments: Current Access 50,000ML 09-09-2021 (618KB)

  • Barmah National Park

    Barmah Strategic Action Plan

    Parks Victoria released the Strategic Action Plan: Protection of floodplain marshes in Barmah National Park and Barmah Forest Ramsar site [2020-2023] on Friday 21 February 2020. The plan outlines a four-year program to address threats in the Barmah Forest and protect it for current and future generations. More information and the plan are available here.

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