Hattah Nature Walk – 1.2km, 40 minutes return
This gentle walk begins from the carpark near the park entrance off the Hattah-Robinvale Road. Interpretative signs highlight Mallee ecosystem.
Warepil Lookout Walk – 600m, 30 minutes return
Start from the Old Calder Highway carpark and take a short stroll up the steady incline to the lookout tower. You will be rewarded with great views of the surrounding Mallee Region. Look north-west and see the vast Murray Sunset National Park. This is a great place to witness the magnificent Mallee sunsets.
Woodlands Walk – 2.5km, 1 hour one way
This walk starts at the Hattah- Kulkyne National Park Visitor Centre carpark and connects to the Camel Pad Track. It allows you to walk the 8km to Lake Mournpall Campground avoiding the car traffic on Mournpall Track.
Mournpall Lake Loop – 9.5km, 3 hours circuit
Starting at the Lake Mournpall camping area, this loop walk follows the northern edge of Lake Mournpall before circling north around Lake Konardin passing through River Red Gum flood plains and Mallee dunes. The walk showcases the dramatic changes in vegetation, as you get closer and further away from water. Keep an eye also for the abundant wildlife. Kangaroos and emus can frequently be spotted, as well as a variety of birds, including wedge-tailed eagles, whitebellied sea eagles and whistling kites.
Download the Hattah-Kulkyne Visitor Guide for a map of the walks in the park.
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Walking in Hattah-Kulkyne National Park
Change of Conditions
Nature being nature, sometimes conditions can change at short notice. It’s a good idea to check this page ahead of your visit for any updates.
Hattah - Kulkyne National Park
Yerang Track closed due to floodingDue to flooding of the Hattah lake system, Yerang Track remains closed for public safety.
Lockie Track closed due to floodingDue to flooding of the Hattah lake system , Lockie Track remains closed for public safety.
Boolungal Crossing closed due to floodingDue to recent flood waters, Boolungal Crossing remains closed for public safety.
Rim Crossing closed due to floodingDue to flooding of the Hattah lake system , Rim Crossing remains closed for public safety.
Mournpall Track Closed Due to FloodingDue to recent flooding of the Hattah lake system , Mournpall Track remains closed for public safety. Water is still present in sections of the track making it inaccessible untill further notice.
Chalka Creek Track closed due to floodingDue to recent floodwaters Chalka Creek Track remains closed for public safety. Sections of this track have significant damage making it impassable. Once made safe it will be reopened.
Lake Mournpall Camping Area (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)
Mournpall Campground closed due to floodingDue to flooding of the Hattah lake system, Lake Mournpall Campground remains closed for public safety.
Lake Mournpall Walk (Hattah - Kulkyne National Park)
Mournpall Loop Walking Track closed due floodingDue to recent flooding of the Hattah lake system , Mournpall Loop Walking Track remains closed for public safety.
Notices Affecting Multiple Sites
Campgrounds Closed Mon-Fri for Conservation Program May 29th till June 9thWe are conducting a conservation program from Monday 29th May to 9th June during working week days Monday to Friday. Programs will run at night which impacts our campgrounds. Any booking made prior to 18/5/23 for weekends during this period shall remain and please come and stay. Bookings have now been disabled for this period as of the 18/5/23.
Park Closure - Conservation ProgramDue to conservation programs parts of the Hattah-Kulkyne National Park will be closed from sunset to sunrise on weekdays from Monday 29 May to Friday 09 June 2023. These areas are open to the public during daylight hours and weekends. Closure signs will be in place on all main entry points into the closed sections of the park.
Notices Affecting Multiple Parks
Messengers Regulator Bridge on River Track Closed
River track has dried out and accessible but is a "no through road". Washaways are present but are signposted so drive to conditions.Unfortunately, Messengers regulator is significantly damaged from floods and is impassible hence a no through road. Be sure to check maps as to river bends or tracks you wish to visit as you may have to enter river track from the north or south end of the park.
Murray River Dispersed Camping Limited Access Due to Flood DamageDue to the recent Murray River flood, all river access traditionally accessible for dispersed camping in Murray Kulkyne Park is either (Closed) or (Open with warning signage).The areas marked as Closed remain officially closed until tracks are cleared, tree hazards can be assessed and removed to ensure you and your family’s safety. Once assessed to be safe for public access the areas will be reopened. Thanks for your patience.Please find a list of areas below to help navigate through this period:Liparoo Camping Area - OpenPaddle Wheel Camping Area – ClosedThe Boiler Camping Area – OpenKi Bend Camping Area - ClosedJinkers Bend Camping Area - OpenFireman’s Bend Camping Area – OpenRetail Bend Camping Area - OpenDeep Bend Camping Area - ClosedSextons Bend Camping Area - OpenStation Bend Camping Area - OpenBritts Bend Camping Area - OpenTarpaulin Bend Camping Area - OpenBillabong Bend Camping Area - OpenEmmerts Bend Camping Area - OpenEmmerts Bend Boat Ramp - OpenMansells Bend - OpenLe Bruns Bend - ClosedWatts Bend - Open