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 adventure for all the family. Highlights include the Corowa Wetlands area, the acres of natural growth at Billy Buttons, and wildlife including brolgas that 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.
Head out northwest of Corowa on this 19km trial connecting the Murray with swamps, hills and the vast expanse of plains. You’ll travel past the remnants of the Corowa Deep Lead Gold Mine (1861), Yuruga Homestead and the concrete gun replacement site, established to defend Corowa Aerodrome during World War II.
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 depicted painting was later destroyed by fire.
Note that there are some gravel tracks on this ride.
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.
Explore our Shearing the Rams Trail and discover more behind the history and story of Redlands Hill Reserve.
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.