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Oolambeyan National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 9 October 2017, 10.42am

Applies from Sun 8 Oct 2017, 10.12am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 10.42am.

Fire bans: All Riverina reserves

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 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

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

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Applies from Sun 10 Sep 2017, 9.00am to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Oct 2017, 4.49pm.

Other planned events: Fox control program in Oolambeyan National Park

An ongoing fox control program is planned for Oolambeyan National Park with fox baiting occurring throughout the park. Please be advised that no dogs or pets are permitted in the national park. For more information please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Oct 2017, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Nov 2017, 9.54am

Closed areas: Yanga areas closed

Some visitor areas are closed due to rain. The areas affected are:

  • Mamanga campground
  • Willows campground
  • Woolpress Bend picnic area and campgrounds
  • Regatta Beach cicnic area
  • Yanga Woolshed picnic area

Yanga Homestead and Woolshed precincts 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.

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Applies from Tue 31 Oct 2017, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Oct 2017, 9.34am

Closed areas: Road closures

Some areas of this park are closed due to water over the roads. The closed areas are:

  • River Road (Millewa Precinct)
  • Fishermans Bend Road (Millewa Precinct)

This closure is likely to be in place until December and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Moama Office on (03) 5483 9100 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 10 Oct 2017, 3.59pm to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 3.57pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Nov 2017, 2.16pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban – Central West area

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 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Wed 11 Oct 2017, 12.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Nov 2017, 10.21am

Fire bans: Fire Ban for all South West Area reserves

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 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.

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Applies from Sun 8 Oct 2017, 10.12am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 10.42am

Fire bans: All Riverina reserves

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 before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

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

Affects 10 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 1.45pm to Fri 15 Dec 2017, 1.43pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2017, 3.22pm

Safety alerts: Murrumbidgee fire trail works

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service Mid-West area will be undertaking fire trail grading and spraying as part of pre-season fire preparedness works. If the weather is suitable, this work will be completed by the end of October 2017. For further information please call the NPWS Mid-West area office on (02) 6966 8100 during business hours.

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Applies from Sun 10 Sep 2017, 9.00am to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Oct 2017, 4.49pm

Other planned events: Fox control program in Oolambeyan National Park

An ongoing fox control program is planned for Oolambeyan National Park with fox baiting occurring throughout the park. Please be advised that no dogs or pets are permitted in the national park. For more information please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

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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.

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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.

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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/oolambeyan-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Oolambeyan National Park is open from sunrise to sunset, but may close at times due to poor weather.

    • Griffith
      (02) 6966 8100
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 200 Yambil Street, Griffith NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6966 8180
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Oolambeyan National Park. Photo: John Spencer