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Gorge Loop Road drive

Sturt National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.31pm

Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.31pm.

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt 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 Wed 15 Apr 2020, 1.09pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Jun 2020, 11.59am

Closed areas: Courthouse Museum is closed

The Courthouse Museum is currently closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jun 2020, 9.53am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jun 2020, 11.55am

Closed areas: Mount Wood Homestead and Mount Wood Shearers Quarters reopening

Mount Wood Homestead and Mount Wood Shearers Quarters will reopen for accommodation bookings from Wednesday 1 July 2020. Please book your accommodation online. For further information call the Tibooburra NPWS office on 08 8091 3308 or the Broken Hill NPWS office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 1 May 2020, 3.31pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt 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/things-to-do/driving-routes/gorge-loop-road-drive/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Sturt National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Sturt National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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

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Desert shrubs and red earth in Sturt National Park. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE