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Mungo Visitor Centre

Mungo National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 30 January 2023, 1.53pm

Applies from Mon 30 Jan 2023, 1.49pm to Wed 1 Feb 2023, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Jan 2023, 1.53pm.

Closed parks: Mungo NP closed due to road closures/rain

Due to recent rainfall over the weekend, the local councils have closed the access roads to Mungo.  The park will reopen Wednesday 01/02/2023 if access permits.  Please check local council road access reports for updates on road conditions.  Wentworth Shire Council and Balranald Shire Council.

Applies from Mon 29 Aug 2022, 8.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Jan 2023, 9.58am.

Other planned events: Visitor facility upgrades

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 NPWS staff. Any closures to an attraction will be posted on this NPWS alerts page.

For more information, please contact the local office.

Applies from Mon 10 Oct 2022, 10.43am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Jan 2023, 9.57am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in Mungo National Park and remains in place from midnight Monday 10 October 2022 to midnight Friday 31 March 2023. 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. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas 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.

Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see

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
See more visitor info

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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