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Murray Valley National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 26 March 2017, 2.48pm

Applies from Mon 27 Mar 2017, 12.00am to Mon 27 Mar 2017, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Mar 2017, 2.48pm.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 15 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 20 Jan 2017, 11.43am. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Feb 2017, 3.59pm.

Closed areas: Box Plain Road and Sams Road closure

Box Plain Road and Sams Road in Murray Valley National Park (Millewa precinct) are closed due to heavy vehicle and heavy plant movement along the road. This closure will remain current until further notice is provided.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS South West area office, Moama on (03) 5483 9100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Applies from Tue 1 Nov 2016, 3.11pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.11pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Dec 2016, 2.19pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place across all precincts of Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 15 locations in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 27 Mar 2017, 12.00am to Mon 27 Mar 2017, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Mar 2017, 2.48pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 8 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 20 Jan 2017, 11.43am. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Feb 2017, 3.59pm

Closed areas: Box Plain Road and Sams Road closure

Box Plain Road and Sams Road in Murray Valley National Park (Millewa precinct) are closed due to heavy vehicle and heavy plant movement along the road. This closure will remain current until further notice is provided.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS South West area office, Moama on (03) 5483 9100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 8 Sep 2016, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Mar 2017, 11.58am

Closed areas: Yanga NP - Areas closed

The Willows Campground is currently closed due to wet weather

All other visitor areas remain open. For more information please contact the NPWS Yanga area office on (03) 5020 1764 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines. 

Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 2 Jan 2017, 3.00pm to Sun 30 Jul 2017, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Feb 2017, 9.03am

Safety alerts: Mount Brogden walking track access

Access to Mount Brogden walking track is via Binya Forest Drive, through Binya State Forest. Binya Forest Drive is 4WD accessible only due to variable road conditions (no repairs have been undertaken since the significant winter rainfall events of 2016). For more information please contact the NPWS Mid West area office (Griffith) on (02) 6966 8100.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 25 Nov 2016, 9.00am to Sat 1 Apr 2017, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2017, 10.58am

Fire bans: Mid West Area reserves park fire bans

A park fire ban is in place for the reserves of Mid West Area and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please do not use a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 21 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 11 Dec 2016, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jan 2017, 5.10pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office on (02) 6947 7000 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 11 Dec 2016, 1.39pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jan 2017, 5.10pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office on (02) 6947 7000 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 30 Nov 2016, 9.51am. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Jan 2017, 8.41am

Safety alerts: Damaged roads due to flooding

Roads and trails in Murrumbidgee Valley reserves are in variable conditions. Caution is required when driving in the reserves. For more information, please contact the NPWS Mid West area office on (02) 6966 8100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2016, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Dec 2016, 3.46pm

Other planned events: No access from the eastern side of Cocoparra National Park

Private property adjoins Cocoparra National Park on the eastern side and therefore no public access is permitted via Pleasant Valley Road. No public vehicle access is permitted along the Eastern Boundary fire trail, this is a management trail only.

If you are visiting the park, please enter from the western side, via Barrys Scenic Drive or Mount Bingar Road.

For more information please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Nov 2016, 3.11pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.11pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Dec 2016, 2.19pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place across all precincts of Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 3 Nov 2016, 3.58pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.56pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Nov 2016, 3.58pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Mungo National Park

A park fire ban is in place in Mungo National Park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 3 Nov 2016, 3.55pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Thu 3 Nov 2016, 3.56pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Lower Darling Area parks and reserves

A park fire ban is in place in Euston Regional Park, Kemendok National Park, Kemendok Nature Reserve, Mallee Cliffs National Park, Nearie Lake Nature Reserve and Tarawi Nature Reserve. The park fire ban remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 10 Oct 2016, 5.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 1.07pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Dec 2016, 10.02am

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in Yanga National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park - Kyalite. The park fire ban remains in affect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

Penalties apply for non-compliance For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Local Alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/murray-valley-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger 

    • Moama (Murray area)
      (03) 5483 9100
      Contact hours: 9.30am-3pm (April to September) 8.30am-4.30pm (October to March) Monday to Friday
    • Factory 5, Lot 8 Bowlan Road, Moama NSW
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Emergency services

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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan