About NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is part of the Environment and Heritage Group in the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW). NPWS manages more than 895 national parks and reserves, covering over 7.6 million hectares of land, which represents more than 9.5 per cent of the land in NSW.

Who we are

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is part of the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water.

Who we are

Who we are

Contact us

Contact us via phone, email, social media, or visit your local park visitor centre or office.

Contact us

Contact us

Stay up to date

Get the latest NPWS news with the Naturescapes newsletter, download our free pocket guide, and see what's making news in NSW national parks.

News and updates

Stay up-to-date

Careers with us

NPWS employs a range of dedicated people including park rangers, field officers, scientists and administration staff. All play a valuable role in promoting and conserving our national parks.

Careers

Careers

Business opportunities

Our parks and reserves host over 800 businesses, plus events, film shoots, and other activities. Find out how to hire a venue or run a business activity in NSW national parks.

Business opportunities

Business opportunities

Volunteer with us

You can help NSW national parks make a difference to our environment, animals and heritage by joining one of our volunteering activities.

Volunteer programs

Volunteer with us

Make a donation

You can donate to help with valuable research, habitat regeneration, land acquisition for habitat, and other long-term conservation projects in our parks.

Donate

Donate

New and upgraded infrastructure

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is creating new nature-based experiences for you to enjoy. We're also upgrading tracks, facilities and infrastructure in many of our most popular parks.

Visitor infrastructure

New and upgraded infrastructure