Barmah National Park

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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 30-03-2021

    Some tracks are still closed in Barmah National Park and adjoining River Murray Reserve (including Ulupna Island and Barmah Island) as a result of current flood water remaining on tracks. The closures are to protect public safety and to protect tracks.
     
    The following tracks are open within Barmah National Park, however are recommended four-wheel drive only and are subject to change at any time without notice:
    Sand Ridge Tk, River Road, Gulf Tk, Tongalong Tk, Siphon Tk, Newmans Tk, Burnt Landing Tk, Black Engine Tk, Farm Tk, Suttons Tk, Trickeys Lane, Four Mile Tk, Sapling Landing Tk, Long Plain Tk, Boundary Tk (part), Bunyip Tk, Broken Creek Tk, School Tk, Ramp Tk, Black Swamp Tk, Sharps Plain Rd, Darlows Tk, Bourke Street, Mannions 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.
     
    Most tracks are open in the River Murray Reserve (adjoining Barmah National Park) including River Road, Corrys Track (part).
     
    See 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 30-03-2021 (632KB)

  • 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.

    Yorta Yorta Traditional Owner Land Management Agreement 2010

    The Yorta Yorta People have joint management arrangements in place for Barmah National Park, although this park has not been transferred to Aboriginal Title. The Yorta Yorta Traditional Owner Land Management Board has released a Joint Management Plan (PDF) for Barmah National Park.

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