Named after Sir Samuel McCaughey, an early pioneer of irrigation, McCaugheys Lagoon is a critical part of a long-term wetland rehabilitation project, offering habitat for a wide range of local plants and animals. From here, you can also catch a glimpse of the largest protected river red gum forest in the world.
For those interested in wetland ecology, it’s a great example of a working lagoon on an inland floodplain wetland. For others, it’s simply a lovely spot to picnic or enjoy birdwatching by the water before heading off to explore the many attractions of Murrumbidgee National Park.
**To keep visitors safe ALL camping in NSW national parks now requires a booking. For day visitors, please plan ahead and visit outside of peak periods (11am and 2pm). Check park alerts and visit COVID-19 updates for more information before visiting any park – www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au **