National parks near Balranald
Camp out under the stars in Mungo National Park, located 150 kilometres north-west of Balranald. Features of this World Heritage-listed park include an ancient dry lakebed and crescent-shaped dunes, including the dramatic Walls of China.
Wildlife is abundant here and you'll see red kangaroos, geckoes, bearded dragons and echidnas. The park is also home to a wide variety of birdlife.
Other natural activities include bird-watching on the Balranald Common Bird Trail or picnics at Lake Benanee, north-west of Balranald or at spots along the Murrumbigdee River.
Visit Yanga National Park, one of the State's newest national parks. You'll find it 8km south-east of Balranald, off the Sturt Highway. Walk around historic Yanga Homestead, visit the old woodshed,or set up in one of the two free campgrounds on the banks of the Murrumbidgee River
For a relaxing family holiday, in one of the state's newest parks, load up the trailer and head to Yanga National Park within Murrumbidgee Valley National Park. With its vast riverine wetlands, just e...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/yanga-national-park/regatta-beach-picnic-area/picnic-bbq
Ben Scott Memorial Bird Trail is part of the Tri-Avian Corridor - walk through the mini-wetlands on the tracks and boardwalks to the bird hides. Look for and listen to the sounds of birds in the bush...
Located along Murrumbidgee River, Yanga Woolshed was built in the late 1800s. Once the largest, most modern woolshed in the district, it housed 3,000 sheep and provided work for up to 40 shearers at a...www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/yanga-national-park/yanga-woolshed/historic-site