East Gippsland acknowledges the Gunaikurnai, Monero and the Bidawel people as the Traditional Custodians of the land that encompasses East Gippsland Shire. We pay our respects to all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people living in East Gippsland, their Elders past and present.

Marvel in the Magnificent, Mystical Mitchell. 

Walking within the Mitchell River National Park will bring you a depth of cultural history, challenging terrain and rocky river vantages. 
Den of Nargun Loop Walk

Incorporating an area of Aboriginal significance along the Bataluk Cultural Trail is this beautiful walk. Taking you along lush trails, passing waterfalls and creeks before arriving at the culturally significant Den of Nargun. The Nargun, being a large female creature who is known to live in a cave behind a waterfall in the Mitchell River. 

Location: Mitchell River National Park

Distance: 5km

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Grade: Level 3

Start: Den of Nargun picnic area

Finish: Den of Nargun picnic area

 Mitchell River Walking Track

Walk along the banks of the Mitchell River to the Den of Nargun gorge. This rocky and rugged walk absorbs spectacular views, passes through temperate rainforests and brings you close to the mysterious Den of Nargun. 

Location: Mitchell River National Park

Distance: 18km one way

Duration: 2 days

Grade: Level 4

Start: Angusvale camping area

Finish: Den of Nargun picnic area

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