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Grasslands Nature trail

Mungo National Park

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Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 23 Sep 2020, 1.41pm to Fri 25 Sep 2020, 1.42pm. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Sep 2020, 1.27pm

Closed areas: Mungo National Park partial closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to recent adverse weather conditions and rain. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Belah campground
  • Mungo self-guided drive tour (70km loop)
  • Red Top lookout and boardwalk
  • Mallee Stop walking track
  • Rosewood picnic area
  • Round tank picnic area
  • Vigars Well picnic area
  • Zanci Homestead site
  • Zanci pastoral loop

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Buronga area office on 03 5021 8900 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines. Check surrounding road condition reports and closures on the Wentworth Shire Council and the Balranald Shire websites.

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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/walking-tracks/grasslands-nature-trail/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.

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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