Kaluna Park, Billabong loop walk, Wangaratta

Merriwa Park, Ryley St, Wangaratta

Kaluna Park, Billabong loop walk, Wangaratta

Merriwa Park, Ryley St, Wangaratta

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7 m
.45 km
Easy

This short loop walk is a great introduction to the remnant of River Redgum riverine bushland that is Kaluna Park, a haven for wildlife including many species of woodland and wetland birds.

Kaluna Park, Billabong loop walk, Wangaratta

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Summary

This short loop walk is a great introduction to the remnant of River Redgum riverine bushland that is Kaluna Park, a haven for wildlife including many species of woodland and wetland birds.

Description

Kaluna Park is a 5.2 hectare natural remnant of River Red Gum riverine bushland within easy walking distance from the city centre. It is bordered by the King River, a billabong and a levee bank which separates it from Merriwa Park.

The area has undergone extensive bush restoration since 1995 with regular ecological maintenance by Wangaratta Landcare and Sustainability Inc and Council.

This area is a haven for wildlife including many species of woodland and wetland birds.

There are 1.2km of walking tracks with seats along the way and interpretive signage. See the nearby Kaluna Island walk here.

To access Kaluna Park the entrance is from the levee bank near the soundshell in Merriwa Park.

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Points of Interest

1. Entry Point

Maps of Walks

2. Interpretative Signage

This sign shows how the river changed course

3. King River

View of the river

4. Loop Track

Loop Track signage

5. Bridge

View of River Red Gums


Features

Seating Available Seating Available
Nature trail Nature trail
Lake, creek, river Lake, creek, river