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Round Tank picnic area

Mungo National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 6 September 2022, 2.21pm

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 30 Nov 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2022, 2.21pm.

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 

These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 23 Sep 2022, 10.00am to Mon 26 Sep 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Sat 24 Sep 2022, 10.17am

Closed areas: Closed areas in Mungo National Park

Due to recent wet weather some park roads remain closed due to wet and slippery road surface. Closed areas include:

  • Zanci Pastoral Loop

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Contact the local office for further information.

Affects 2 parks and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 1 Aug 2022, 1.26pm to Mon 31 Oct 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 24 Sep 2022, 10.00am

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.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 29 Aug 2022, 8.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 24 Sep 2022, 9.47am

Other planned events: Upgrades to visitor facilities at Mungo National Park

Please be aware the following visitor attractions will undergo upgrades over the coming months but will remain open:

  • Main campground
  • Walls carpark
  • Walls carpark amenities
  • Walls boardwalk access
  • Mungo Visitor Centre

Please follow all signage and directions from staff. Any closures to an attraction will be posted on the NPWS alerts page.

For more information, please contact the local office.

Affects 2 parks and 5 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Wed 30 Nov 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2022, 2.21pm

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 

These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.

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

Affects 1 park and 6 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 3 Aug 2022, 11.14am to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Aug 2022, 8.26am

Closed areas: Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail closure

Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail is closed until 30 September 2022 for maintenance works and signage upgrade.

The section from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Homestead site remains open to cycling and walking.

Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci Pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles so cycle with caution.

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

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 1 May 2022, 12.33pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 12.34pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Aug 2022, 12.00pm

Other planned events: Barbecues unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre

The gas barbecues are currently unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre. A new gas barbecue has been ordered for this area. Please use the gas barbecues in Mungo Main campground until the Visitor Centre one is operational. 

Affects 2 parks and 1 location nearby. Show list

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/round-tank-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

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