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Plenty of activities for Parks Week

A cycling tour at the new mountain bike track is one of the activities in Moama and Mathoura from March 2 to 9.

JESS CRAIG February 15, 2014 4:34am

5 Mile Boat Ramp.

Parks Week will be held next month and plenty of activities will take place around Moama and Mathoura.

The week will run from March 2 to 9 several activities will be held to showcase wildlife and recreational use of parks.

Cycling The Park will allow cyclists to test the new mountain bike track at Five Mile Reserve.

The evening cycling tour, which will start at 6pm on Monday, March 3, will be led by Echuca-Moama Cycling Club.

The free event will be followed by a barbecue dinner and participants must bring their own bike.

The Birding In The Park event, led by Australian Ornithological Services representatives Phil and Patricia Maher, has already gained a huge amount of interest with limited places remaining.

The tour is open only to the first 12 passengers who book by calling Patricia on 0417310200.

It will include the Mathoura bird hide and will run from 6.30am on Saturday, March 8, until 3.30pm on Sunday, March 9.

The cost is $340, which includes all meals but not accommodation.

Paddle The Park is a five-hour kayaking session that will leave from the Edward River Bridge picnic grounds, off Tocumwal Rd, near Picnic Point, Mathoura.

Paddle among the river red gums with River Country Adventours and enjoy a free lunch, provided by Echuca Scouts.

Children under 14 are free, but must be accompanied by an adult.

The tour will start at 10am and end at 3pm.

For information, contact on 0428 585 227.

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