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Walking and Cycling trails

With easy walks, harder hikes and bicycle tracks for all levels of fitness, the Corowa region has a trail to suit everyone wanting to explore this region by foot or pedal power.

For those wishing to discover the region on two wheels, there are plenty of options – from challenging road rides for budding ‘Tour de France’ aspirants to leisurely trail rides along the Murray suitable for the whole family.

On-foot adventures are easy to come by too – everything from strolls through the local towns and villages and easy park walks to serious bushwalking.

Popular trails

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Rutherglen and beyond

Want to put in a few extra kilometres? Then why not jump on the direct link from Corowa to the start of the Murray to Mountains Rail Trail in Wahgunyah.

A leisurely and safe 9km along this trail will take you to Rutherglen where you can grab a coffee or a bite to eat and enjoy a country town shopping experience.

Download the Pedal to Produce trail.

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Corowa Wetlands and Rail Trail

Experience part of Australia’s Federation history along this 18km trail journey. Using some of the existing network of trails and roads, this is a fantastic trail for all the family. Highlights include the Corowa Wetlands area, the acres of natural growth at Billy Buttons, and wildlife including brolgas which breed on the site. Experience Indigenous history as you pass the Aboriginal Canoe Tree located near Baden Lodge. Take a self-guided journey in and around Corowa, play in the parks, swim in the river and take in the warmth and hospitality of a diverse range of restaurants, cafes and classic Australian Country pubs.

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Nulla Nulla Swamp & Redlands Hill Trail

Head out northwest of Corowa on this 19km trial, travelling past the remnants of the Corowa Deep Lead Gold Mine (1861), Yuruga homestead and the concrete gun replacement site which was established to defend Corowa Aerodrome during World War 2.

Nulla Nulla Swamp provides a natural drainage area to Redlands Hill. Tom Roberts was so inspired by the shearing shed activities on the property opposite the Redlands Hill Reserve that he painted his famous “Shearing of the Rams” in 1890. The shearing shed in the painting was later destroyed by fire. Note that there are some gravel tracks on this ride.

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Redlands Hill Reserve tracks

Two well-signed walks – the ‘Wallaby’ and ‘David Taylor’ tracks – are features of the wonderful Redlands Hill nature reserve. Panels explain much about the flora, fauna and history of this area, and includes sketches by famous painter Tom Roberts.

The reserve has been used for thousands of years by local communities, with plenty of information available at the Welcome Centre.

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Corowa Central Trail

This 3.9km walking track starts at the Corowa town centre and takes in retail therapy, Federation historical spots, natural attractions of the Murray River and wetlands and concludes at the Corowa Golf Club. Just the spot for a rest and some refreshments.

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Kyffins Reserve and the Lakeside Walking Trail

Enjoy the tranquility of the beautiful shoreline of Lake Mulwala on this 2.2km track. Cycle or wander along the lake’s edge and you may just catch a glimpse of a platypus. This walk is exceptionally scenic as the sun sets. The chance to explore Lake Mulwala’s natural environs is one not to be missed.

Resources and safety

If you’re heading off-road, please let someone know where you’re headed and when you plan to return. Enjoy your experience, and please don’t disturb any plants and animals you encounter, and don’t leave litter behind.