Back to previous page
Print factsheet

Cawndilla campground

Kinchega National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 7 November 2019, 2.08pm

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 2.08pm.

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground

Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground. There is no access to Cawndilla campground and it remains closed. This closure is in place until the closure is otherwise extended or removed. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.16pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 10.20am

Safety alerts: Lake Drive is 4WD access only from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area

Lake Drive is 4WD vehicle access only between Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area. The road will open to 2WD vehicles when conditions change. For further information please contact the Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 2.08pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground

Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground. There is no access to Cawndilla campground and it remains closed. This closure is in place until the closure is otherwise extended or removed. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed

Emu Lake Drive, which connects Kinchega Woolshed to the Tandou / Old Pooncarie Road, is currently closed. Visitors can access Kinchega Woolshed and Emu Lake campground via Woolshed Drive.

For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

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
See more visitor info

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.

View all alerts for NSW
Lake Menindee, Kinchega National Park. Photo: John Spencer