Access 5-6 Camping Areas (River Murray Reserve)

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Access 5-6 Camping Areas (River Murray Reserve)

Camp at Access 5 & 6 Camping Areas and take in the beauty of the more remote areas of the Murray-Sunset National Park. Canoe along the Murray River, go for a swim or just relax at base. No fees or bookings are required. Access is by 4WD in dry weather only. A picnic table is available at the eastern end of the camping area.

Visitor Tips: This is a remote area with no mobile reception. Campers must be self-sufficient and carry all the water and provisions they need. Please practise minimal impact camping and observe relevant fire regulations. Fires are permitted only where fireplaces are provided and must be extinguished with water before leaving. Please bring your own firewood or a gas or electric stove or barbecue.

Campsites should be at least 20m from the river. Avoid camping under or close to large trees like River Red Gums, as branches may fall at any time and swing away from the tree. Chemical toilets are preferred. Pit toilets must be at least 100m from the water’s edge. Bury toilet paper and waste appropriately. No bins are provided – please take all rubbish home with you for recycling or disposal. Download the Lindsay, Mulcra and Wallpolla Islands Visitor Guide for more information.

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Access 5-6 Camping Areas (River Murray Reserve)

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Access 5-6 Camping Areas (River Murray Reserve)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • No firearms allowed
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Beware feral bees
    • Snakes
  • Water hazards
    • Deep water
    • Strong currents
  • Other warnings
    • Limbs may fall take care
    • Trees may fall take care

Be Prepared

Stay safe and get the most out of your park visit by preparing for natural hazards and other outdoor risks in Victoria’s parks. You are responsible for your own safety and the safety of those in your care. Find out more.

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.

Current Access 30/07/2020

Some tracks are closed in Barmah National Park and adjoining River Murray Reserve (including Ulupna Island and Barmah Island) as a result of previous rainfall, the closures are to protect public safety and to protect tracks.
 
Accessible tracks within Barmah National Park include; Sand Ridge Track (4x4 only), River Road (4x4 only between Sandridge and Mannions tk), Tongalong Track (part - 4x4 only between Mannions and Tippery Gate), Mannions Track (part - 4x4 only between Mannions Gate and Black Engine tk), Black Engine Track (4x4 only), River Road (part - 4x4 only between Black Engine tk and Pinics Crossing), Farm Track (4x4 only), Gulf Track (4x4 only), Trickeys Lane (4x4 only), Boundary Track (part – 4x4 only) and the access tracks to the Barmah Lakes Day Visitor Area and Campgrounds.
 
Most tracks are accessible in the River Murray Reserve (at Barmah National Park) except for part of Corrys Track, Barmah Creek Track, and River Road (part on Barmah Island), and Carters Track (part on Ulupna Island).
 
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.

Attachments: Road Closure Update 30.07.2020 (496KB)

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