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Kengal (The Rock) Picnic Area

The Rock Nature Reserve - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 12.17pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Jul 2021, 5.33pm

Closed areas: The Towers closed to rock climbing, abseiling

The Towers is closed to rock climbing and abseiling from 1 July to Friday 31 December 2021 for peregrine falcon breeding season. No rock climbing or abseiling are permitted at The Rock Nature Reserve during this time. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Wed 30 Jun 2021, 2.12pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jul 2021, 4.31pm

Other incidents: Moderate flooding of Murrumbidgee River

The Murrumbidgee Valley National Park, Regional Park and Nature Reserve precincts are currently experiencing moderate flooding. Access is cut to many campsites. 

Please do not enter floodwaters. Call 000 or 112 if in danger

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Applies from Thu 17 Jun 2021, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Jun 2021, 8.55am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to hazardous trees

Some parts of this park are closed for hazardous tree maintenance. The closed areas are:

  • Narrandera precinct
  • MIA 3 precinct
  • Rook trail within MIA 1 precinct, including Sandy Beach and Island campgrounds

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

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Applies from Tue 2 Feb 2021, 4.43pm to Wed 31 Aug 2022, 4.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Mar 2021, 10.07am

Safety alerts: Potential for unexploded ordnances (UXO) 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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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/the-rock-picnic-area/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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