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Moira Drive

Murray Valley National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 7 November 2020, 7.04am

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.

Nearby alerts

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 Thu 26 Nov 2020, 3.00pm to Mon 30 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Nov 2020, 3.36pm

Safety alerts: Heatwave warning issued by Bureau of Meteorology

The Bureau of Meteorology has issued a severe heatwave warning for areas across south-eastern Australia from Friday 27 November 2020 through to Sunday 29 November 2020. 

When travelling in western NSW please ensure you are familiar with outback safety guidelines.

 

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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 Thu 8 Oct 2020, 7.00am to Fri 11 Dec 2020, 4.49pm. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Nov 2020, 4.09pm

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 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 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 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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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/moira-drive/local-alerts

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