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Peery Lake picnic area

Paroo-Darling National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 11 November 2019, 10.57am

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.57am.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm.

Fire bans: Solid fuel 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.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
13 November 2019 Fire bans Total Fire Ban Details

Applies from Wed 13 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Wed 13 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Nov 2019, 3.15pm

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 22 Oct 2019, 9.00am to Fri 15 Nov 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Nov 2019, 3.40pm

Closed areas: Part of River Drive closed

River Drive in Kinchega National Park will be closed between campsite 2 and campsite 30 in Darling River campground from Tuesday 22 October to Friday 15 November 2019. This is because hazardous tree maintenance will be happening there.

Campsite 31 to 34 along River Drive will remain accessible. The Darling River can be accessed from these campsite locations. All other main visitor areas in Kinchega National Park will remain open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS West Darling area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.04am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.57am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Tue 12 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Thu 14 Nov 2019, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 4.32pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to extreme fire weather

This park and all parks in the area are closed due to current extreme fire danger conditions and the bushfire situation across the state. Please do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.16pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 10.20am

Safety alerts: Lake Drive is 4WD access only from Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area

Lake Drive is 4WD vehicle access only between Tandou Road to Morton Boulka picnic area. The road will open to 2WD vehicles when conditions change. For further information please contact the Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 7 Nov 2019, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Nov 2019, 2.08pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground

Lake Drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area to Cawndilla campground. There is no access to Cawndilla campground and it remains closed. This closure is in place until the closure is otherwise extended or removed. For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Wed 6 Nov 2019, 8.51am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 10.09am

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to rain

Coach and Horses campground is closed as the access road from Wilcannia to Tilpa on the south side is currently closed due to rain.

The campground will reopen when the access roads are opened by the road authority. For any further information, please contact the Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 4 Nov 2019, 2.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Nov 2019, 2.28pm

Closed parks: Access restricted due to wet roads

Access to parts of this park is restricted due to wet roads. Please contact local council for latest updates.

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Applies from Thu 24 Oct 2019, 6.00am to Tue 24 Dec 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Oct 2019, 2.09pm

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox ground baiting program

Ground baits containing ACTA 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) will be laid along various tracks and trails within Toorale National Park and Toorale State Conservation Area from Thursday 24 October to Tuesday 24 December 2019 to control wild dog and fox populations.

1080 is poisonous to humans if swallowed and harmful if absorbed by the skin or inhaled. If poisoning occurs, contact the Poisons Information Centre on 13 11 26. For further information please contact the NPWS Bourke area office on 02 6830 0200.

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Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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)

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. 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 Thu 16 Feb 2017, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed

Emu Lake Drive, which connects Kinchega Woolshed to the Tandou / Old Pooncarie Road, is currently closed. Visitors can access Kinchega Woolshed and Emu Lake campground via Woolshed Drive.

For more information, please call the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel 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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Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Oct 2019, 2.40pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel 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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Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 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)

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. 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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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/peery-lake-picnic-area/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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Peery Lake full of water in 2012. Photo: Dinitee Haskard OEH