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Oolambeyan Homestead picnic area

Oolambeyan National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.04pm

Applies from Wed 14 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Tue 13 Aug 2024, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.04pm.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program in Oolambeyan NP

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from 14 February 2024 to 13 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of feral foxes.

The program will take place in Oolambeyan National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Griffith NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6966 8100.

Nearby alerts

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 Mon 3 Jun 2024, 9.18am to Mon 24 Jun 2024, 9.32am. Last reviewed: Tue 4 Jun 2024, 8.48am

Closed areas: Woperana campgrounds closed for road maintenance

The Woperana precinct of Murray Valley National Park will be closed until 24 June while access roads are being upgraded. This closure includes all campgrounds.

 

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

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 2 Jun 2024, 10.18am

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.

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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 Sat 25 May 2024, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 11.00am

Closed areas: CLOSED - Reed Beds Bird Hide Boardwalk Restoration Works

The Reed Beds Bird Hide Boardwalk will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday the 28th May for up to 4 weeks.

For further information please contact the NPWS Riverina office during business hours 9:00am - 4:30pm on (03) 5483 9100.

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Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 9.43am

Safety alerts: Bridge Closed - Millewa River Road

Millewa River Road is CLOSED from the entrance at Millewa Road intersection to Clay Island Road intersection due to "Black & White" Bridge being unsafe for vehicles.

A detour is in place to direct traffic along Fisherman's Bend road to the east for access to the Murray Valley National Park and the Murray River.

Please follow signage as penalties do apply.

 

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 2.01pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.49am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open.

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

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Applies from Wed 24 Apr 2024, 2.48pm to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 2.49pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.03pm

Closed areas: Moama 5 Mile - Area Closed due to works at boat ramp and adjacent tiers

The 5-Mile, while works take place during repair of the tiered areas caused by the recent floods, will be partially closed. These works will take place over an 8 week period.

An area at the top of the tiers at carpark level, including the lower Bbq area will have an exclusion fence set up to minimise damage to vehicles, boats and injury to visitors. This excluded area may temporarily involve the closure of access to the boat ramp, which will otherwise remain open.

The rest of the Visitor area will remain open. All the toilets, the carpark, access to the mountain bike trails and the Riverside walk to the Dungula lookout will still be available for public use.

The works are expected to begin on the 1st May and be finished by the end of June 2024.

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Applies from Fri 3 Nov 2023, 1.07pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.03pm

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Whymoul - campgrounds closed

As a safety precaution the Whymoul precinct campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park are closed due to recent wet weather and flooding.

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. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. 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 Griffith park office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Wed 8 May 2024, 7.25am to Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.26am. Last reviewed: Sun 9 Jun 2024, 10.31am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Fox Bating Program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from 8th May 2024 to 14th June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Nest Hill & Ulandra Nature Reserves.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the Tumut NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6947 7000.

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Applies from Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 10.59am

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Moira South Campgrounds CLOSED

Some Moira South Campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park have been closed to camping. Areas closed have been sign-posted. Alternative Campgrounds are available nearby.

 

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

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Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 31 May 2024, 8.44pm

Closed parks: Willandra National Park Closed

Willandra National Park will be CLOSED until further notice, whilst staff undertake damage assessments and repair works.

 

In the interest of visitor safety, we will need to keep the park CLOSED until repairs have been completed and the park is deemed safe to re-open.

 

This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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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.

or
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 Tue 16 Apr 2024, 8.35am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2024, 9.09am

Closed areas: Mungo Woolshed closed for conservation works

Mungo Woolshed is closed for heritage conservation works.

The closure means there will be no public access to the building during this time.

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

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 9.36am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 12.12pm

Safety alerts: Toupna Crossing Road - Murphy's Crossing Bridge OUT - Millewa precinct - Murray Valley National Park

The bridge at Murphy's Crossing on Toupna Crossing Rd in the Millewa precinct is CLOSED. There is a detour in place, please obey signage.

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jun 2024, 11.00am

Closed areas: Murray Valley Regional Park - Deniliquin Campgrounds

The following areas are still closed due to previous flood impacts in areas:

 

* Kira / Leaves Campground

* Pana / Ring-tailed Possum Campground

* Deniliquin mountain bike trails

 

Willoughby's Beach Campground remains OPEN.

 

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

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Applies from Thu 14 Dec 2023, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 30 May 2024, 10.29am

Safety alerts: Blue-Green Algae Advice

There is currently an AMBER alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae on Yanga Lake. At amber alert levels blue-green algae may be multiplying in numbers. The water may have a green tinge and musty or organic odour. The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use and alternative supplies or prior treatment of raw water for domestic purposes should be considered. The water may also be unsuitable for stock watering. The water remains suitable for recreational use, however algal concentrations can change rapidly. Water users should use caution and avoid water where signs of blue-green algae present. For more information visit the Water NSW website https://www.waternsw.com.au/water-services/water-quality/algae-alerts 

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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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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Jun 2024, 9.12am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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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/picnic-areas/oolambeyan-homestead-picnic-area/local-alerts

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