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Corner Country 4WD tours by Spirit Safaris

Mungo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 13 September 2021, 4.14pm

Applies from Sat 11 Sep 2021, 12.01am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 4.14pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed on Mungo National Park

Some parts of this park will be closed from Saturday 11 September to Thursday 30 September 2021 to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The closed areas are:

  • Main campground
  • Mungo Shearers' Quarters 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Sep 2021, 12.21pm.

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail

Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. 

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.31pm.

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice. This is because the access road is closed.

This closure may be further extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Affects 1 location in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.30pm.

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Detailed environmental assessments and planning needs to be conducted before maintenance works can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 10.24am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Sep 2021, 1.08pm

Closed areas: Roads and areas closed

The following areas in Kinchega National Park are closed:

  • Emu Lake Drive
  • Lake Drive, from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground
  • Cawndilla campground

Cawndilla campground is scheduled to re-open in the coming weeks.

For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 21 Sep 2021, 11.00am to Fri 24 Sep 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Sep 2021, 11.45am

Closed parks: Park closed for ground pest control operation.

Hunthawang National Park is closed from 11am, Tuesday 21 September to 8am, Friday 24 September 2021 for a ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

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Applies from Thu 19 Aug 2021, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Sep 2021, 8.57am

Closed parks: Parks closed due to COVID-19

The following National Parks are closed until further notice as a result of the NSW Government's stay-at-home restrictions:

  • Kinchega National Park
  • Mutawintji National Park
  • Paroo-Darling National Park
  • Sturt National Park

Find out more on our COVID-19 update webpage or contact the local office.

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Applies from Sat 11 Sep 2021, 12.01am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 4.14pm

Closed areas: Areas closed on Mungo National Park

Some parts of this park will be closed from Saturday 11 September to Thursday 30 September 2021 to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The closed areas are:

  • Main campground
  • Mungo Shearers' Quarters 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Affects 2 parks and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 20 Sep 2021, 8.00am to Fri 1 Oct 2021, 5.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Sep 2021, 3.14pm

Other planned events: Aerial pest control operation

NPWS is undertaking an aerial pest operation for the management of feral pest animals from Monday 20 September to Friday 1 October 2021. This is to protect the biodiversity and cultural values of Yanga reserves. Only qualified aerially trained personnel will participate in this program. This program supplements other control measures that happen throughout the year.

Visitor facilities will be open to the public during the pest control operation, but restrictions will be in place for other areas requiring authorised access. For more information contact the NPWS Yanga office on 03 5020 1764.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 16 Aug 2021, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 3.27pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park partial closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice to protect the safety of visitors, staff and local communities.

For more information, please call the Yanga National Park Office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Wed 30 Jun 2021, 2.12pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Sep 2021, 1.05pm

Other incidents: Camping not permitted due to moderate flooding of Murrumbidgee River

Camping is currently not permitted in this park because of moderate flooding. Access is cut to many campsites.

Please do not enter floodwaters. 

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Applies from Tue 13 Jul 2021, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 9 Sep 2021, 4.46pm

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Sep 2021, 12.21pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail

Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. 

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

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Applies from Sun 29 Aug 2021, 9.56am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 9.57am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Aug 2021, 8.53am

Other planned events: 1080 pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using chicken wings and/or commercially prepared bait containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be conducted between Wednesday 1 September and Thursday 30 September 2021 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve and Yanga State Conservation Area.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the local office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.31pm

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground will remain closed until further notice. This is because the access road is closed.

This closure may be further extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Sun 31 Oct 2021, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Sep 2021, 3.30pm

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Detailed environmental assessments and planning needs to be conducted before maintenance works can be completed.

This closure will remain in place until further notice. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

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 information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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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.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

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/guided-tours/corner-country-4wd-tours-spirit-safaris/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.

    Buy annual pass
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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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