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Drillwarrina National Park

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Last reviewed: Sat 3 December 2022, 7.47am

Applies from Mon 17 Oct 2022, 12.28pm. Last reviewed: Sat 3 Dec 2022, 7.47am.

Closed areas: All trails closed due to wet weather

The fire trails in this reserve are closed to all vehicles due to wet conditions. Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads, leaving them washed out and under water. Vehicles that enter the park are likely to become bogged and need specialist recovery. 

Walking and cycling activities can still occur within the park, however support vehicles are not permitted.

For more information, contact the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 2 Dec 2022, 12.15pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Dec 2022, 12.24pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban (solid fuel)

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. 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. or call the Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 15 Sep 2022, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Sat 3 Dec 2022, 7.47am

Closed parks: Park closed due to wet weather

The trails in this park are closed, due to wet conditions and the real chance of vehicles getting bogged. Sections of trails are washed out completely or are under water and have been for some time. If you require emergency assistance while in this park, it will be difficult for first responders to reach you.

Walking and cycling activities can still occur within the park, however support vehicles are not permitted. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 17 Oct 2022, 12.28pm. Last reviewed: Sat 3 Dec 2022, 7.47am

Closed areas: All trails closed due to wet weather

The fire trails in this reserve are closed to all vehicles due to wet conditions. Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads, leaving them washed out and under water. Vehicles that enter the park are likely to become bogged and need specialist recovery. 

Walking and cycling activities can still occur within the park, however support vehicles are not permitted.

For more information, contact the NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

Affects 4 parks 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/visit-a-park/parks/drillwarrina-national-park/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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