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Coach and Horses campground

Paroo-Darling National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 3.46pm

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 3.46pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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 Fri 14 Jun 2024, 2.49pm. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Jun 2024, 1.08pm

Safety alerts: MUTAWINTJI National Park is open only to 2WD via Silver City Highway other access roads are 4WD only.

MUTAWINTJI National Park is now open to 2WD.   There is only 4WD access via Waterbag Road and Via White Cliffs Road.   For further information please call the Broken Hill National Parks  on  08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Jun 2024, 10.24am

Safety alerts: Variable condition of unsealed Council access roads

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

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Applies from Fri 14 Jun 2024, 8.23am to Wed 3 Jul 2024, 8.24am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.06am

Other planned events: Research program - Low level helicopter activity

NPWS will be undertaking some important feral cat research at Yathong NR using a helicopter.

The helicopter will be working at low level along the Northern and Western Boundary line staying on park at all times.

The NPWS helicopter will be working in this location on a one day non-toxic bait trial.

If you would like more information, please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640. 

 

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Applies from Thu 13 Jun 2024, 4.00pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Jun 2024, 4.15pm

Safety alerts: Mungo NP - Road Works

Road works have commenced on the Walls Road from the Visitors Centre to the Walls of China car park.  While the road will remain open, please adhere to the signage and be aware of trucks and machinery operating in the area.

Commencing Thursday 13/06/2024 due for completion 30/06/2024.  

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Applies from Mon 11 Dec 2023, 11.45am. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jun 2024, 4.28pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground is closed from campsite 31 to 34.

Darling River campground, from campsites 31 to 34 on River Drive are closed for maintenance.  Please do not drive past the barriers. For further information please contact the Broken Hill NPWS office on 08 8084 2880. 

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jun 2024, 3.06pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed indefinitely for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is a small road connecting Woolshed Drive to Tandou Road within Kinchega NP and it remains closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.

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

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Applies from Sat 15 Jun 2024, 10.53am to Sat 22 Jun 2024, 10.53am. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jun 2024, 4.51pm

Other planned events: Park closed for aerial pest control program

Koonaburra National Park and Whispering Oaks campground will be closed between 15th - 22nd June 2024 to undertake an important pest animal control program.

For further information, please contact the Central West Area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640 or email npws.centralwest@environment.nsw.gov.au

Penalties apply for non-compliance

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 2.01pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Jun 2024, 10.22am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open.

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

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 3.46pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 31 May 2024, 8.44pm

Closed parks: Willandra National Park Closed

Willandra National Park will be CLOSED until further notice, whilst staff undertake damage assessments and repair works.

 

In the interest of visitor safety, we will need to keep the park CLOSED until repairs have been completed and the park is deemed safe to re-open.

 

This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Jun 2024, 9.12am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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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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