Yanga National Park
Yanga National Park may be one of the state's newest parks, but the land itself boasts a long and significant history. From Aboriginal families to early explorers, shearers to rabbit trappers, fishermen to campers.
Also known as Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, Yanga contains fascinating chapters of Australian history. Camp by the banks of the Murrumbidgee like Burke and Wills once did; see over 150 species of birds;wetlands;the old homestead, woolshed;Aboriginal sites;enjoy a spot of fishing by the river.
No visit to Yanga National Park is complete without stopping by its Park Office. Housed in 1950s buildings, the office offers a wealth of information about the area. The park's rangers are happy to answer your questions and give you expert advice on camping or bushwalking in the area.
Why you should visit:
- Rich in Aboriginal Heritage
- A pioneering history
- Unbeatable for birdwatchers
- A remarkable landscape
Where is it?
From Balranald, NSW, take the Sturt Highway east for 7km. Turn south onto Old Sturt Highway at Yanga rest area. Turn left at the Yanga National Park sign and drive 2km along the main road where you will arrive at the park office and Yanga Homestead.
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