Current alerts in this area
Last reviewed: Tue 30 May 2023, 11.23am
Applies from Tue 22 Nov 2022, 9.10am.
Last reviewed: Tue 30 May 2023, 11.23am.
Closed areas: Closed: Little Menindee Creek Road access into Kinchega National Park
The Little Menindee Creek Road access road (Low Road) has been damaged by floodwater and is closed.
For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.
Affects 2 locations in this park:
Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm.
Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2023, 11.08am.
Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed indefinitely for maintenance
Emu Lake Drive is a small road and it remains closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.
Applies from Tue 4 Apr 2023, 12.13pm.
Last reviewed: Fri 5 May 2023, 9.46am.
Closed areas: Kinchega National Park Homestead Billabong Walk is closed
Old Kinchega Homestead Billabong Walk is closed due to flooding. Visitors can still access the Old Kinchega Homsestead ruins and the Old Kinchega Cemetery but the continuing Billabong Walk has been damaged by floodwaters and remains closed. Please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880 for further information.
Affects 1 location in this park:
Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.00pm.
Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2023, 11.58am.
Closed areas: Darling River Campground is closed due to river flooding
Darling River Campground and River Drive are currently closed due to rising floodwaters of the Darling River. Anticipated closure to the end of May 2023. Closure will be updated as conditions change. For more information please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.
Affects 1 location in this park:
Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 9.25am to Thu 31 Aug 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 May 2023, 12.04pm
Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition
Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.
There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.
Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list
Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 12.00pm to Fri 2 Jun 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 May 2023, 12.03pm
Safety alerts: House mice population increase
There is an increase in the house mice population occurring within the park due to current seasonal conditions. Please ensure you have adequate safe storage for food stuffs and essential items.
Affects 2 parks and 3 locations nearby. Show list
Applies from Thu 23 Dec 2021, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 May 2023, 11.29am
Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to flooding
Coach and Horses campground is closed indefinitely due to flooding of the Darling River below Louth and Tilpa. The campground is expected to remain closed until 12 June 2023. The closure will be updated as conditions change.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further updates please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.
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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Mar 2023, 12.38pm
Fire bans: Park fire ban
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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