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Mallee Stop walking track is a 1km, grade 4 circuit hike, located in the Mungo National Park, New South Wales. The hike should take approximately 45mins to complete.
The Mallee Stop walking track offers a fascinating introduction to the breathtaking scenic contrasts of outback NSW. Wander through an environment that is at once harsh and beautiful; the ground like a moonscape but brimming with plant life; the red earth stark against an impossibly blue sky.
Pack a picnic lunch and set out from Mallee Stop, positioned on the eastern side of Lake Mungo along the Mungo Self-guided Drive tour. Be a part of Mungo’s history and add your footprints to the sand as you tread this flat track through the heart of mallee country. You’ll loop through an area of mallee eucalypts, then head over a low dune studded with pointy spinifex grass. The track also features signs explaining the diversity of the mallee species encountered, as well as other equally significant plants and Mungo’s fauna.
When you return to Mallee Stop, pull out that picnic and relax in the peaceful surroundings. You may even see a kangaroo or two bounding by.
Take a virtual tour of Mallee Stop walking track captured with Google Street View Trekker.
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.
Mallee Stop walking track is in the Walls of China precinct of Mungo National Park. To get there:From Sturt Highway, take Silver City Highway south of Mildura.Turn right into Arumpo Road and follow to the endTurn left into Balranald RoadTake the first right into Mailbox Road and continue to the Mungo Visitor CentreFollow Mungo Self-guided Drive tour to the Mallee Stop Road quality Check the weather before you set out as the road to Mallee Stop can become boggy when it rains. Parking Parking is available at Mallee Stop
Please do not disturb or remove anything from the park while walking.
There is no mobile coverage in 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.