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Yanga Lake paddle

Yanga National Park

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Last reviewed: Mon 30 November 2020, 4.11pm

Applies from Tue 1 Dec 2020, 12.00am to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Nov 2020, 4.11pm.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.48pm to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 12.49pm. Last reviewed: Sun 4 Oct 2020, 9.08am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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 Tue 1 Dec 2020, 12.00am to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Nov 2020, 4.11pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Tue 1 Dec 2020, 12.00am to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Nov 2020, 4.04pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Mon 30 Nov 2020, 8.43am to Mon 14 Dec 2020, 8.44am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Nov 2020, 8.49am

Closed areas: Murray Valley- Millewa precinct road closures

The following roads in the Millewa precinct of Murray Valley National and Regional Park are currently closed due to flooding events along the Murray River. These roads will remain closed until further notice. For safety reasons please obey all road closure signs.

  • Millewa-River Road
  • Fishermans Bend Road
  • Tin Hut Road
  • Quambies Road
  • Duffer Road
  • Edward River Road
  • Dudley's Road
  • Plantation Road
  • Glenn's Road
  • Sam's Road
  • Scott's Beach Road
  • Fire Hut Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 10.10am to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 10.12am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Nov 2020, 11.52am

Closed areas: Closed roads in the Millewa precinct, Murray Valley National Park

The following roads are closed due to water over the road:

  • Tin Hut Road
  • Quambies Road
  • Duffer Road
  • Edward River Road
  • Dudleys Road
  • Plantation Road
  • Glenn’s Road
  • Sams Road
  • Scotts Beach Road
  • Fire Hut Road

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Applies from Thu 26 Nov 2020, 5.25pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Nov 2020, 9.45am

Closed areas: Algeboia Road in Murray Valley National Park, Moira precinct

Algeboia Road from Dora Road to River Road is closed due to water over road.

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Applies from Fri 27 Nov 2020, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Nov 2020, 1.54pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban will be in place in this park from Friday 27 November 2020 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 Thu 26 Nov 2020, 1.15pm to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Nov 2020, 1.49pm

Closed areas: Swifts Creek Road in Murray Valley National Park, Moira precinct - closed

Swifts Road, which gives access to Swifts Creek campground from Coolamon Road to River (Hut) Road, is closed to all traffic. Access is along River (Hut) Road from Picnic Point via Mathoura.

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Applies from Thu 26 Nov 2020, 1.27pm to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Nov 2020, 1.46pm

Closed areas: Poverty Point Road in Murray Valley National Park, Moira precinct - closed

Poverty Point Road, which provides access to River (Hut) Road from Coolamon Road, is closed. Access is via River (Hut) Road from Picnic Point via Mathoura.

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Nov 2020, 1.04pm

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive tour partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. The closure is a result of park roads being damaged after significant spring rain and requiring maintenance to repair this damage. This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

The road is open to the Mungo Visitor Centre, Walls of China boardwalk and Red Top lookout. The Pastoral Loop road is also open. Penalties apply for non-compliance

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Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Nov 2020, 1.02pm

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice due to access roads requiring maintenance and repair. This closure may be further extended pending these maintenance works.

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Applies from Thu 8 Oct 2020, 7.00am to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 4.49pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Nov 2020, 8.32am

Closed areas: Murray Valley - Millewa precinct campground closures

The following campgrounds in the Millewa precinct of Murray Valley National and Regional Park are closed from Sunday 11 October and will reopen for online bookings Friday 11 December 2020:

  • 1818 Bend campground
  • Cherry Tree campground
  • Douglas campsite
  • East campground
  • Fishermans Bend campground
  • Honeymoon Bend campground
  • Hooked Leaf Wattle campground
  • House Creek campground
  • Kangaroo Bend campground
  • Nestrons campground
  • Nine Panel campground
  • Paradise Beach campground
  • Pinch Gut campground
  • Potts Creek campground
  • Scotts Beach campground
  • St Johns campground
  • Thistle campground
  • Top End Beach campground
  • Walthours campground
  • Wire Fence Landing campground

These campgrounds are inaccessible due to recent flooding events and all access to these campgrounds is not permitted.

For campgrounds that are currently available for bookings, check the list of lesser-known campgrounds in Murray Valley.

For more information please contact the local park office on 03 5483 9100.

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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 Thu 8 Oct 2020, 7.00am to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Oct 2020, 9.21am

Closed areas: Fishermans Bend Road closed

Fishermans Bend Road in Murray Valley National Park, Millewa precinct will be closed from Monday 12 October 2020 until further notice due to flooding events along the Murray River. For safety reasons please obey all road closure signs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Thu 8 Oct 2020, 4.43pm to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 4.45pm. Last reviewed: Sun 18 Oct 2020, 9.21am

Closed areas: Millewa-River Road closed

Millewa-River Road in Murray Valley National Park, Millewa precinct will be closed from Monday 12 October 2020 until further notice due to flooding events along the Murray River. For safety reasons, please obey all road closure signs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.08am to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 7.22am. Last reviewed: Sat 7 Nov 2020, 7.04am

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 12 Oct 2020, 12.48pm to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 12.49pm. Last reviewed: Sun 4 Oct 2020, 9.08am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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 Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Oct 2020, 9.56am

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor informaiton centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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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 Thu 16 Jul 2020, 12.08pm to Fri 26 Feb 2021, 12.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Aug 2020, 9.12am

Other planned events: Kalyarr National Park - road maintenance works

NPWS will be undertaking road maintenance activities in various parts of Kalyarr National Park over the next 6-month period. This will require road closures and public access restrictions as the maintenance program moves around the park. If you have any enquiries about access to the park during this time, please call the NPWS Griffith office on 02 6966 8100 or the park ranger on 02 6966 8119.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.00am

Other planned events: Campground available for booking in Kyalite precinct

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Kyalite (Murray Valley), please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 8.59am

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.48pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 1.49pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Jul 2020, 6.38am

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Fri 24 Aug 2018, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Sun 29 Mar 2020, 2.33pm

Closed areas: Regatta Beach picnic area closed

Regatta Beach picnic area is closed until further notice. For more information, call the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764.

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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/things-to-do/canoeing-paddling-experiences/yanga-lake-paddle/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Yanga National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Yanga National Park is open Sunrise to Sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Yanga Homestead Precinct is open 8.30am - 4.30pm.

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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