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Coach and Horses campground

Paroo-Darling National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.38pm

Applies from Fri 17 Apr 2020, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.38pm.

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed for maintenance

Coach and Horses campground is closed for maintenance. This closure will be reassessed on Friday 12 June 2020. For more information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.30pm.

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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 7 Apr 2020, 3.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jun 2020, 4.13pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for road maintenance

Some parts of this park are closed for road maintenance. The closed areas are:

  • Mungo self-guided drive tour from Red Top lookout
  • Belah campground
  • Vigars Well picnic area
  • Mallee Stop walking track, Rosewood picnic area and Round Tank picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 11.14am to Fri 5 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jun 2020, 3.28pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds and Redbank Homestead closed

Campgrounds and Redbank Homestead are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. If you would like to stay here after 1 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

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Applies from Tue 2 Jun 2020, 9.10am to Thu 30 Jul 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jun 2020, 10.38am

Closed areas: Willandra National Park accommodation closed

On-park accommodation is closed until further notice due to COVID-19 restrictions. The park remains open for booked camping and day visits. 

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 4.41pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jun 2020, 10.38am

Closed areas: Campgrounds, barbecues and picnic areas reopening

Campgrounds are opening again in a staged way for booked camping only. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit. Booked-only camping will remain until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff.  

Barbecues and picnic areas are generally open. The park is open for exercise for people who live locally.  

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6966 8100 and check our COVID-19 update.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.13pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 4.32pm

Closed areas: Mungo Visitor Centre

Mungo Visitor Centre is closed until further notice. Picnic tables and toilets at the Visitor Centre will be available for use, however the barbecue area remains closed. All visitors need to protect themselves and others. Remember to keep your distance and take all precautions. COVID hygiene is your responsibility.

Park entry fees apply. if you plan on visiting, please ensure you have correct change ($8 per vehicle) and complete the self-registration envelopes available on site. Alternatively, annual park passes can be purchased via the NPWS website (Passes and fees). 

For further information, contact the NPWS Lower Darling area office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Sun 31 May 2020, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 10.53am

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds

Main campground and Belah campground are closed to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. NPWS is working to reopen all campgrounds and accommodations where possible, however, some locations need to remain closed to ensure compliance with the current rules on public gatherings. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Check the COVID-19 update page for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 10.02am to Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 2.17pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground closed

Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground are closed for overnight camping until Thursday 11 June 2020. On Friday 12 June 2020 both campgrounds will be open for overnight stays. If you would like to stay at this campground after 12 June, you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.

Kinchega National Park remains open to visitors.

For further information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.25pm to Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.49am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 May 2020, 2.15pm

Closed areas: Mutawintji Visitor Centre and Homestead Creek campground closed

Mutawintji National Park Visitor Centre and Homestead Creek campground are closed from midnight on Thursday 26 March 2020. Other areas in the park are currently open to visitors. On Friday 12 June 2020 Homestead Creek campground will be open for overnight camping. If you would like to stay at this campground after 12 June you’ll need to revisit this webpage and make a booking. From 1 June, all campgrounds and campsites will require a booking to be made before you visit.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 4 May 2020, 3.23pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 3.44pm

Closed areas: Peery Lake picnic area is closed for maintenance

Peery Lake picnic area is closed for maintenance. When the maintenance is completed the picnic area will be open to the public. 

For more information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 17 Apr 2020, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.38pm

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed for maintenance

Coach and Horses campground is closed for maintenance. This closure will be reassessed on Friday 12 June 2020. For more information call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11.12am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 May 2020, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Kinchega Visitor Centre and Shearers Quarters Accommodation closed

Kinchega National Park Visitor Centre and Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation will be closed from midnight Thursday 26 March 2020. Visiting the park is allowed but no camping is permitted until further notice. For further enquiries please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 25 May 2020, 10.54am

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until further notice. NPWS are conducting risk assessments at each location before reopening to ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff. For more information call the NPWS Lower Darling area office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Mon 25 May 2020, 8.00am to Fri 12 Jun 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 2.46pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Mungo National Park. The program will run from Monday 25 May 2020 to Friday 12 June 2020. There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Do not touch baits.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.00am to Fri 5 Jun 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 8.53am

Closed parks: Park closures - aerial pest management operation

The following parks will be closed from Monday 1 June to Friday 5 June 2020 for an aerial pest management operation:

  • Toorale National Park
  • Toorale State Conservation Area
  • Gundabooka State Conservation Area

For more information call the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.30pm

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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