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Yanga Woolshed

Yanga National Park

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 5 Oct 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2022, 11.22am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding

The following areas are closed until further notice due to flooding:

  • Yanga Lake walking track
  • Yanga Lake Redgum bird hide
  • Yanga Woolshed picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1826.

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2022, 9.21am

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 Thu 13 Jan 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2022, 9.20am

Other incidents: Yanga Lake algae alert - potentially toxic

An amber alert for blue-green algae has been issued for Yanga Lake near Balranald.

The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use, but generally suitable for water sports. However, people are advised to exercise caution in these areas as blue-green algae is toxic and may cause gastroenteritis in humans if consumed, as well as skin and eye irritations after contact.

Regatta Beach picnic area remains open. Please avoid contact with the water. For more information visit the Water NSW website.

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Applies from Mon 29 Aug 2022, 8.47am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Sep 2022, 3.43pm

Closed areas: All areas closed due to flooding - Wooloondool open

All precincts are closed (excluding Wooloondool) due to flooding. This will be regularly reviewed.

The following sites remain open:

  • Wooloondool precinct
  • Turkey Flat picnic area and bird hide
  • McCaugheys Lagoon picnic area

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Riverina office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Fri 5 Aug 2022, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Sep 2022, 3.43pm

Safety alerts: Murrumbidgee River - Moderate flood warning

Murrumbidgee River height may increase rapidly.

Remember, it's never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you'll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life threatening situations call the emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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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/historic-buildings-places/yanga-woolshed/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Yanga National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Yanga National Park is open Sunrise to Sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Yanga Homestead Precinct is open 8.30am - 4.30pm.

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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.

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