With a range of easy walks and harder hikes, the Corowa region has a trail to suit everyone wanting explore this region on foot.
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. And all are suitable for the whole family.
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 9 kilometres 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.
Simply grab a Walking Trails & Cycling Guide from any of the Visitor Information Centres and away you go! Adults and children's bikes can also be hired from the Corowa Visitor Information Centre.
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 of this trail include the Corowa Wetlands area which is currently being developed. Enjoy acres of natural growth of 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 the town, 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.
Nulla Nulla Swamp & Redlands Hill Trail
Wonder at the idyllic pastoral scenes that you will catch a glimpse of on this 19km trial. It is a region without traffic lights, toll ways and parking meters. Travel past the remnants of the Corowa Deep Lead Gold Mine which was proclaimed at the site during 1861 with mining ceasing in early 1900’s. Yuruga homestead (site of Caldwell’s Corowa Vineyard closed in 1940) and the concrete gun replacement site which was established to defend Corowa Aerodrome during WW2. 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.
Corowa Central Trail
This 3.9km track starts at the Corowa town centre and takes in retail therapy, natural attractions of the Murray River and wetlands and concludes at the Corowa Golf Club.
Kyffins Reserve and the Lakeside Walking Trail
Enjoy the tranquillity and peace of the beautiful shoreline of Lake Mulwala during on this 2.2km track. Cycle or wander along the lake’s shoreline and you may just catch a glimpse of a platypus at the water’s edge. This walk is exceptionally scenic as the sun sets. The chance to explore Lake Mulwala’s natural environs is one not to be missed.
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