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Eckerboon Lake campground and picnic area

Langidoon-Metford State Conservation Area

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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 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 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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