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Rosewood picnic area

Mungo National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 19 September 2020, 2.07pm

Applies from Sat 19 Sep 2020, 1.59pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 19 Sep 2020, 2.07pm.

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed

This park is closed due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Buronga office on (03) 50218900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 10.44am to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 10.46am. Last reviewed: Sat 19 Sep 2020, 2.32pm

Closed areas: Areas closed in Mungo National Park

The following areas of this park will be closed on Saturday 19 September, Sunday 20 September and Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain:

  • Main campground
  • Belah campground

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 Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 2.31pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 2.31pm. Last reviewed: Sat 19 Sep 2020, 2.27pm

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled

Walk the Walls of China tours have been cancelled from Saturday 19 September to Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain These cancellations may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Please contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm for further information. 

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Applies from Sat 19 Sep 2020, 1.59pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 19 Sep 2020, 2.07pm

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed

This park is closed due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Buronga office on (03) 50218900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Aug 2020, 5.41pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail closed

The Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. It has large areas of damage and requires maintenance to repair. Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS Buronga office.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Sep 2020, 10.52am

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met. Bookings need to be made through the "Book Now" button on the NPWS website. 

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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/rosewood-picnic-area/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Mungo National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.

    Buy annual pass
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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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Mailbox beside a dirt road near Mungo National Park. Photo: Ken Stepnell