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Cawndilla campground

Kinchega National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 18 May 2022, 12.36pm

Applies from Mon 16 May 2022, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Wed 18 May 2022, 12.36pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to wet roads

The following areas in Kinchega National Park are currently closed due to slippery roads:

  • River Drive
  • Darling River campground
  • Lake Drive from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area, and from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground.
  • Cawndilla campground
  • Emu Lake Drive
  • Woolshed Drive to Tandou Station boundary

For more information, Please call the NPWS Tibooburra area office on 08 8091 3308.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 16 May 2022, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Wed 18 May 2022, 12.36pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to wet roads

The following areas in Kinchega National Park are currently closed due to slippery roads:

  • River Drive
  • Darling River campground
  • Lake Drive from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area, and from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground.
  • Cawndilla campground
  • Emu Lake Drive
  • Woolshed Drive to Tandou Station boundary

For more information, Please call the NPWS Tibooburra area office on 08 8091 3308.

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Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 May 2022, 3.05pm

Closed areas: Darling River Campground Closed due to river flooding

Darling River Campground and River Drive are currently closed due to the river flooding.

For more information please call the Tibooburra NPWS office on 0880913308

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 11.57am

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.

Emu Lake campground remain open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/cawndilla-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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