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Richmond Beach

Murramarang National Park

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Last reviewed: Fri 29 September 2023, 2.09pm

Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 2.09pm.

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, different rules apply. 

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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 2.09pm

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, different rules apply. 

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.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 5 Sep 2023, 12.05pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.09pm

Other planned events: Fox control operations on beaches

Fox control operations involving shooting may take place on the following beaches between September 2023 and May 2024:

  • Seven Mile Beach (Seven Mile Beach National Park)
  • Comerong Island (Comerong Island Nature Reserve)
  • Lake Wollumboola/Warrain Beach (Jervis Bay National Park)
  • Berrara Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Monument Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Flat Rock Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Conjola Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Buckley’s Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Pot Holes Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Wario Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Tabourie Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Termeil Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Pretty Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Island Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Pebbly Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Depot Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Durras Beach (Murramarang National Park)

Access tracks and beach entrances will be closed and signposted prior to shooting operations. Please look out for signs stating the beach is closed if you're visiting these beaches. 

Fox control is undertaken by qualified shooters to protect endangered nesting shorebirds and in accordance with shoot plans.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Affects 1 park and 17 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 6.00am to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 9.26am

Closed areas: Durras Mountain Loop to Pebbly Beach walking track closed

The Durras Mountain loop trail and Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain walking track are closed from Monday 20 March to Friday 1 December 2023 for track maintenance.

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

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Applies from Thu 17 Aug 2023, 6.00am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 12.34pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and track works

Some parts of this park are closed from Thursday 17 August to Tuesday 31 October 2023 while road and track works take place on Old Coast Road. The closed areas are:

  • Durras Mountain Loop trail
  • Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walking track
  • Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain.

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

Affects 1 park and 2 locations 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/swimming-spots/richmond-beach/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang 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. The park has pay machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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