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Cocoparra National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 6 December 2022, 9.25am

Applies from Mon 5 Dec 2022, 1.29pm to Tue 20 Dec 2022, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Dec 2022, 9.25am.

Closed parks: Cocoparra National Park closed due to wet weather

Cocoparra National Park is currently closed due to widespread wet weather. The park will re-open as soon as it is safe.

Remember, it's never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the NPWS Griffith office.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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Applies from Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Aug 2021, 11.56am.

Closed areas: Lookouts closed on Jacks Creek walking track

Lookouts along the Jacks Creek walking track are closed indefinitely due to dangerous cliff edges.

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

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Wed 1 Feb 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Dec 2022, 6.04pm

Closed parks: Willandra National Park closed – flooding

Willandra National Park is closed from Monday 24 October 2022 until further notice due to flooding and damage to the Willandra Creek crossing. This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Unsealed roads within Carrathool Shire are dry weather roads only. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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Applies from Thu 10 Nov 2022, 9.15am to Fri 30 Dec 2022, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Dec 2022, 3.11pm

Closed parks: Oolambeyan NP - Park closed due to flooding.

Oolambeyan National Park is closed from 10 November 2022 to 30 December 2022 due to widespread flooding. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

This Park will re-open again as soon as its safe.

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Applies from Mon 24 Oct 2022, 4.23pm to Mon 9 Jan 2023, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Dec 2022, 3.01pm

Closed parks: Murrumbidgee Valley National and Regional Parks and Nature Reserve closed

Murrumbidgee Valley National and Regional Park and Nature Reserve are closed from Monday 24 October 2022 to Monday 9 January 2023, due to widespread flooding.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office, on 02 6966 8100.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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Applies from Wed 30 Jun 2021, 2.33pm to Wed 1 Mar 2023, 1.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Nov 2022, 10.35am

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed

Willandra group campground in Willandra National Park is closed for sewerage infrastructure works. Willandra campground will remain open.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Apr 2022, 11.56am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Wed 5 Jan 2022, 3.46pm. Last reviewed: Tue 22 Mar 2022, 12.14pm

Closed areas: Willandra Cottage and Men's Quarters closed

The Willandra Cottage and Men's Quarters are closed until further notice while asbestos works are being undertaken. 

The Willandra campground remains open.

For more information, contact the Riverina NPWS office on 02 6966 8100.

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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/visit-a-park/parks/cocoparra-national-park/local-alerts

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