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Koala picnic area

Murrumbidgee Valley Nature Reserve

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
16 June 2024 Closed areas Narrandera Precinct - Campgrounds CLOSED Details

Applies from Sun 16 Jun 2024, 8.00pm to Sat 29 Jun 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.33am

The Department of Planning and Environment will be conducting a Koala Monitoring Program within the following Narrandera precinct campgrounds, the Koala picnic area and the Koala walking track.

Campgrounds will remain CLOSED from 16th June until the 28th June 2024.

Signage will be in place on site and gates will be CLOSED. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS Griffith Office on 6966 8100.


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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Jun 2024, 3.22pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds CLOSED

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 
  • Dunnoon Lagoon (Little Platypus Beach) 

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance


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Applies from Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Jun 2024, 3.25pm

Closed areas: Jacks Creek lookout, walking track and picnic areas closed

Jacks Creek Walking Track and Picnic Areas are closed due to infrastructure works. Lookouts are closed due to dangerous cliff edges. Please obey all signs and barricades. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Griffith NPWS office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Thu 30 May 2024, 4.12pm. Last reviewed: Mon 3 Jun 2024, 10.08pm

Closed parks: Closed park for trail maintenance works

Ingalba Nature Reserve, near Temora township is closed until further notice due to trail upgrade works.

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

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.45pm to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2024, 9.19am

Safety alerts: Potential for Unexploded Ordinances in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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