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Yanga Lake walking track

Yanga National Park

Affected by closures, check current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 20 September 2022, 3.03pm

Applies from Thu 25 Aug 2022, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Sep 2022, 3.03pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding

The following visitor attractions are closed until further notice due to flooding;

  • Yanga Lake walking track
  • Yanga Lake Redgum bird hide
  • Yanga Woolshed picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Yanga Park Office on 0350 201 826.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 21 Jul 2022, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Sep 2022, 3.04pm

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding. This situation is not expected to change in the foreseeable future. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Thu 25 Aug 2022, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Sep 2022, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding

The following visitor attractions are closed until further notice due to flooding;

  • Yanga Lake walking track
  • Yanga Lake Redgum bird hide
  • Yanga Woolshed picnic area

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Yanga Park Office on 0350 201 826.

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Applies from Thu 13 Jan 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Sep 2022, 2.37pm

Other incidents: Yanga Lake algae alert - potentially toxic

An amber alert for blue-green algae has been issued for Yanga Lake near Balranald.

The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use, but generally suitable for water sports. However, people are advised to exercise caution in these areas as blue-green algae is toxic and may cause gastroenteritis in humans if consumed, as well as skin and eye irritations after contact.

Regatta Beach picnic area remains open. Please avoid contact with the water. For more information visit the Water NSW 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/yanga-lake-walking-track/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Yanga National Park in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Yanga National Park is open Sunrise to Sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    Yanga Homestead Precinct is open 8.30am - 4.30pm.

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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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