Pioneer Drive (Murray - Sunset National Park, UNKNOWN)

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Pioneer Drive (Murray - Sunset National Park, UNKNOWN)

Follow Pioneer Drive and introduce yourself to the unique scenery of Murray-Sunset National Park. Stop at Lake Kenyon, Becking, Crosbie and Hardy and capture amazing photos of the famous Pink Lakes. For those with limited time, Pioneer Drive is a must. Allow at least a couple of hours or combine it with some walks or a picnic and make a day of it.

Discover more about the plants, animals and history of the area with a walk around the Lake Hardy Loop or Kline Loop Nature Walks and the outdoor Salt Museum. Stop for a picnic at the Lake Becking or Lake Crosbie campgrounds where picnic tables and toilets are available. Unlike much of the park, Pioneer Drive is suitable for 2WD vehicles.

Visitor Tips: There is no mobile phone reception in the park. Visitors should carry plenty of water and avoid walking during the hottest part of the day in summer when conditions can be extreme. The lakes are usually more pink in winter and spring and at sunrise and sunset. Download the Murray-Sunset National Park Visitor Guide for more information.

How to get there

Pioneer Drive (Murray - Sunset National Park, UNKNOWN)

Need to know

Pioneer Drive (Murray - Sunset National Park, UNKNOWN)

Warnings & Restrictions

Dogs

Dogs are not allowed

Restrictions

  • Speed restrictions apply
  • No firearms allowed
  • No generators
  • No dogs, cats, pets allowed
  • No horses
  • No fires permitted

Warnings

  • Animals and pests
    • Snakes
    • Beware feral bees
  • Other warnings
    • Vehicles
    • Limbs 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.

All Tracks closed around Lake Walla Walla

For Cultural Heritage Protection ALL main roads/tracks are now closed around Lake Walla Walla that lead off the Old Mail Road and Walla Walla Track . There are Road Closed signs in place and unauthorised entry into these closed areas could result in significant/major fines. These Roads will be closed for the foreseeable future.

Access to the Lake is still permitted, however only directly from the Old Mail Road and on already defined park tracks. Please note that any powered vessels must only use an electric motor when on any water body within the park.

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria

Japanese encephalitis in northern Victoria
Japanese encephalitis (JE) has recently been detected in Victoria, with increased risk in the northern and north-west of Victoria and along the Murray River. This virus is spread to humans through mosquito bites and may cause a rare and potentially life-threatening infection of the brain. 
 
For information about how to protect yourself and your loved ones from mosquito bites before you head outdoors, visit the Beat the Bite- Better Health Website or see our visitor safety tips. 

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