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Coach and Horses campground

Paroo-Darling National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 13 July 2020, 1.02pm

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jul 2020, 1.02pm.

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Paroo-Darling National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain 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 out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 6.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 5.32pm

Closed parks: Mutawintji National Park closure

Mutawintji National Park is closed Monday 26 October. 

The park will open on Tuesday morning when access roads re-open to 2WD.  For further information contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 2.02pm

Safety alerts: Access roads affected by wet weather

Significant rainfall has fallen in the Lower Western area, including Mungo National Park, and will affect access roads to and within the park.

For road condition reports please check the Wentworth Shire Council, Balranald Shire Council and Central Darling Shire Council websites.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm to Sun 1 Nov 2020, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 2.00pm

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until Saturday 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met.

To make a booking, click on the "Book now" button on the NPWS website. 

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Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 11.01am to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 11.44am

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed due to wet weather

Mungo National Park is closed due to wet weather, including all campgrounds and roads within the park. This closure is in place until Friday 30 October 2020 and may be further extended depending on conditions. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 11.41am

Closed areas: Campground closures due to wet weather

Due to wet weather, the following campgrounds in Mungo National Park will be closed until Friday 30 October 2020:

  • Belah campground
  • Main campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This closure may be further extended, depending on conditions.

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Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 11.38am

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled due to wet conditions

Due to the recent wet weather, the Mungo Walk the Walls of China tour has been cancelled from Friday 23 October 2020 to Thursday 29 October 2020 (inclusive).

This closure may be further extended depending on conditions.

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Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 10.58am to Fri 1 Jan 2021, 10.29am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Oct 2020, 3.53pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground and picnic area closed

Cawndilla campground and Cawndilla picnic area are closed and inaccessible until further notice. 

There are two other campgrounds in Kinchega National Park: Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.01am to Thu 1 Dec 2022, 10.32am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Oct 2020, 2.26pm

Closed areas: Two small access roads in Kinchega National Park closed

Lake Drive, from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground, is closed. A small access road, Emu Lake Drive to Tandou Road, is also closed until further notice. These road closures do not prevent access to Emu Lake campground or to the main tourist attractions of the park. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 8.07am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 8.08am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Oct 2020, 2.32pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Lower Darling area parks and reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and all Lower Darling area parks and reserves and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Tue 6 Oct 2020, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Oct 2020, 4.18pm

Closed parks: Reserve closed to visitors including bushwalkers

Yathong Nature Reserve, Nombinnie Nature Reserve, Nombinnie State Conservation Area and Round Hill Nature Reserve are closed to visitors including bushwalkers. The reserves do not contain any visitor facilities and camping is not permitted. All management trails are closed to the public.

Plan a visit to other parks in western NSW instead, including Willandra National Park, Kinchega National Park, Mungo National Park, Mutawintji National Park and Sturt National Park. Please check for alerts relating to these parks before your visit.

For more information, please call the Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.08am to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 7.22am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.10am

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Riverina 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, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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 Mon 19 Oct 2020, 6.00am to Fri 30 Oct 2020, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Oct 2020, 9.08am

Closed parks: Park closed due to pest control program

This park will be closed to all visitors from Monday 19 October to Friday 30 October 2020 for an aerial pest control operation. This program will target deer, goats, pigs and foxes, and aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Dubbo office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Oct 2020, 4.17pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park from Thursday 1 October 2020 to Thursday 1 April 2021. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) 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 NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Aug 2020, 5.41pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail closed

The Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. It has large areas of damage and requires maintenance to repair. Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS Buronga office.

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Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.25am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.26am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed

The group campground in Willandra National Park is closed due to a drainage issue for the foreseeable future. Willandra campground will remain open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.36am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am

Closed areas: Willandra accommodation closed

On-park accommodation in Willandra National Park is closed from Friday 7 August to Friday 6 November 2020 due to COVID-19. The closed sites are:

  • Willandra Cottage
  • Willandra Men’s Quarters

All main visitor areas will remain open. Willandra campground will remain open.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jul 2020, 1.02pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Paroo-Darling National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain 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 out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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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/coach-and-horses-campground/local-alerts

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