Foreshore walk Trail Hiking Australia
  • Length: 2.5km

  • Duration: 45mins

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Circuit

  • Start: Mungo Foreshore Walk, Mungo

  • End: Mungo Foreshore Walk, Mungo

  • Location: Mungo National Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 1,006 km

  • State: NSW

  • Latitude: -33.71687333

  • Longitude: 143.024

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Foreshore walk is a 2.5km, grade 3 circuit hike, located in the Mungo National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.

Hike Summary

With its exquisitely sculpted sand dunes, hardy, gnarled trees, grassy woodlands and age-old lakebeds, the Foreshore walk incorporates the natural wonders that probably first inspired you to visit Mungo National Park.
Beginning behind the Meeting Place, near Mungo Woolshed, this easy walk leads you across the bluebush-covered shoreline of ancient Lake Mungo. Follow the markers up the western shore's extraordinary red dune to behold the last of a once-extensive forest of mallee and white cypress pines.
After pausing a moment in the pines' welcome shade, you can extend your walk by continuing along Zanci Pastoral Loop. Otherwise, follow the track back to the Meeting Place where you can stop for a picnic and be astounded by the replicas of ancient human footprints.
As you take this walk, see if you can work out what the pink cockatoos eat and where the kangaroos shelter from the heat. And don't forget to read the explanatory signs as you go. These offer valuable information on the park's plants, wildlife, landscape and conservation

About the region

Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
Mungo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

Getting there

Foreshore walk starts at Mungo Visitor Centre in the south western precinct of Mungo National Park. To get there:From Sturt Highway, take Silver City Highway south of Mildura.Turn right onto Arumpo Road and follow to the endTurn left onto Balranald RoadTake the first right onto Mailbox Road and continue to the visitor centreThe walk starts behind the Meeting Place near the Mungo Woolshed Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Foreshore walk can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Mungo Visitor Centre.


Please do not disturb or remove anything from the park while walking
There is no mobile coverage at Mungo National Park

Visit NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service for more information on this trail.

The longitude and latitude of the start and end points are approximately only and should not be used for navigation purposes. Please contact me if you know the correct coordinates.

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