Last Updated Jan 2014 | Originally suggested by Peter
Pleasant bush camping on broad open grassed banks extending along Murphy Creek, a Murray River anabranch.
Access and some sites are above most flood levels.
Sites are generally level, reasonably well shaded by scattered mature River Red Gums with short green grass sloping down to the creek (occasionally slashed, cattle grazing) - park-like. One bench and one BBQ. No beaches. Popular, possibly due to good access.
This is a free camping area.
First in, best dressed.
No toilets available at this campsite
Pets are allowed with conditions
Non-potable water may be available. Boil all water for at least 10 minutes before drinking.
There are no built fireplaces in this camp ground, however it may be permisable to have a camp fire under certain conditions. Please check local fire restrictions and rules before lighting fires.
Wood barbeques are available. Bring firewood and check firebans.
This campsite is near a river or creek that has swimming holes.
There are fishing spots at or near this campsite.
There are canoeing and kayaking spots at or near this campsite
The Murray River Reserves were set up to protect areas of cultural and natural assets along this stretch of the Murray
This site is accessable by caravans in good weather.
Access from Rutherglen [B400] north-east 5.1k on the Gooramadda Rd, left (north) 4.5k on Police Paddocks Rd (gravel). 2.6k after crossing Up River Rd turn left (signed 'river access') 0.3k to Reserve entry, gravelled track continues about 0.4k along Murphys Creek.
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