COVID-19 update
Back to previous page
Print factsheet

Kinchega Woolshed

Kinchega National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 18 September 2020, 12.32pm

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 11.44am to Mon 28 Sep 2020, 11.15am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.32pm.

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park closed due to expected heavy rainfall

Kinchega National Park will close on Friday 18 September to Sunday 27 September 2020 due to forecast very heavy rain. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880 for further information.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 11.44am to Mon 28 Sep 2020, 11.15am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.32pm

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park closed due to expected heavy rainfall

Kinchega National Park will close on Friday 18 September to Sunday 27 September 2020 due to forecast very heavy rain. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880 for further information.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 10.58am to Fri 1 Jan 2021, 10.29am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Aug 2020, 4.18pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground and picnic area closed

Cawndilla campground and Cawndilla picnic area are closed and inaccessible until further notice. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.01am to Thu 1 Dec 2022, 10.32am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jul 2020, 1.02pm

Closed areas: Closed roads in Kinchega National Park

Lake Drive, from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground, is closed. Emu Lake Drive is also closed until further notice. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Affects 1 park 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/historic-buildings-places/kinchega-woolshed/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Kinchega National Park in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega 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 a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
See more visitor info

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.

View all alerts for NSW
Kinchega Woolshed. Photo: John Spencer/DPIE