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Guided 4WD outback adventures in Corner Country

Mungo National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 29 October 2020, 10.57am

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 11.01am to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.57am.

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed due to wet conditions

Mungo National Park is closed due to wet conditions, including all campgrounds and roads within the park. This closure is in place until Wednesday 4 November 2020 and may be further extended depending on conditions. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Affects 18 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.56am.

Closed areas: Campground closures due to wet weather

Due to wet conditions, the following campgrounds in Mungo National Park will be closed until Wednesday 4 November 2020:

  • Belah campground
  • Main campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This closure may be further extended, depending on conditions.

Affects 3 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.56am.

Safety alerts: Access roads affected by wet weather

Significant rainfall has fallen in the Lower Western area over the past week, including Mungo National Park, with further rainfall predictions. Access roads to and within the park have been affected.

Before travelling please check road condition reports on Wentworth Shire Council, Balranald Shire Council and Central Darling Shire Council websites.

Affects 18 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.55am.

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled due to wet conditions

Due to the continuing wet weather, the Mungo Walk the Walls of China tour has been cancelled until Tuesday 3rd November (inclusive).

This closure may be further extended depending on conditions.

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm to Sun 1 Nov 2020, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 2.00pm.

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until Saturday 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met.

To make a booking, click on the "Book now" button on the NPWS website. 

Affects 1 location in this park: Show list

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.

Affects 18 locations in this park: Show list

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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 11.01am to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.57am

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed due to wet conditions

Mungo National Park is closed due to wet conditions, including all campgrounds and roads within the park. This closure is in place until Wednesday 4 November 2020 and may be further extended depending on conditions. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.56am

Closed areas: Campground closures due to wet weather

Due to wet conditions, the following campgrounds in Mungo National Park will be closed until Wednesday 4 November 2020:

  • Belah campground
  • Main campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This closure may be further extended, depending on conditions.

Affects 1 park and 3 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.56am

Safety alerts: Access roads affected by wet weather

Significant rainfall has fallen in the Lower Western area over the past week, including Mungo National Park, with further rainfall predictions. Access roads to and within the park have been affected.

Before travelling please check road condition reports on Wentworth Shire Council, Balranald Shire Council and Central Darling Shire Council websites.

Affects 1 park and 18 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 23 Oct 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 29 Oct 2020, 10.55am

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled due to wet conditions

Due to the continuing wet weather, the Mungo Walk the Walls of China tour has been cancelled until Tuesday 3rd November (inclusive).

This closure may be further extended depending on conditions.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.01am to Thu 1 Dec 2022, 10.32am. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Oct 2020, 5.07pm

Closed areas: Two small access roads in Kinchega National Park closed

Lake Drive, from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka and through to Cawndilla campground is closed. A small access road, Emu Lake Drive to Tandou Road, is also closed until further notice. These road closures do not prevent access to Emu Lake campground or to the main tourist attractions of the park.

For information, contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Wed 28 Oct 2020, 12.21pm to Sat 7 Nov 2020, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Oct 2020, 1.18pm

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to wet conditions - Lower Darling area

Due to recent wet weather the following reserves are closed until further notice:

  • Euston Regional Park
  • Kemendok National Park
  • Murray Valley Regional Park (Kyalite precinct)

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 27 Oct 2020, 11.08am. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Oct 2020, 2.13pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

The campgrounds in Yanga National Park and State Conservation Area are closed due to wet conditions. This closed areas include:

  • Mamanga campground
  • Willows campground
  • Woolpress Bend campground

Campgrounds will be assessed on Tuesday 3 November 2020 and will not open before then. 

For more information contact the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764 or the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.

Affects 2 parks and 3 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm to Sun 1 Nov 2020, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Oct 2020, 2.00pm

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until Saturday 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met.

To make a booking, click on the "Book now" button on the NPWS website. 

Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 10.58am to Fri 1 Jan 2021, 10.29am. Last reviewed: Fri 23 Oct 2020, 3.53pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground and picnic area closed

Cawndilla campground and Cawndilla picnic area are closed and inaccessible until further notice. 

There are two other campgrounds in Kinchega National Park: Darling River campground and Emu Lake campground. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

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.

Affects 5 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 12 Oct 2020, 12.08am to Thu 1 Apr 2021, 7.22am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.10am

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.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

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.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

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.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

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.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

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, 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

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.

Affects 1 park and 1 location 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/guided-4wd-outback-adventures-in-corner-country/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.

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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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