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Kinchega National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 18 March 2024, 2.52pm

Applies from Mon 11 Dec 2023, 11.45am. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Mar 2024, 2.52pm.

Closed areas: Darling River campground is closed from campsite 30 to 34.

Darling River campground, on River Drive, is closed from campsite 30 to 34 for maintenance.  Please do not drive past the barriers. For further information please contact the Broken Hill NPWS office on 08 8084 2880. 

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2024, 9.36am.

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed indefinitely for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is a small road and it remains closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Sun 14 Apr 2024, 2.18pm

Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 2.01pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sun 14 Apr 2024, 10.25am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open.

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

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Applies from Fri 6 Oct 2023, 5.14pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Mar 2024, 10.34am

Other planned events: BBQ's not available at Coach and Horses campground

We advise that the free push button gas BBQ's at Coach and Horses campground are currently being refurbished and are receiving an upgrade.  The BBQs will be re-instated as soon as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience while this maintenance is being carried out.  Thank you for your patience as we improve park facilities in Paroo-Darling National Park.  For further information please contact the Broken Hill National Parks office on  08 8084 2880. 

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 12.12pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and/or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Thu 4 Jan 2024, 9.33am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Mar 2024, 8.04am

Safety alerts: Mungo Woolshed - Partial Closure

The southern section of the Mungo Woolshed is currently closed until 30 June 2024 while heritage conservation works are being undertaken. Please do not access areas beyond barriers and no entry signage.

The northern section is still open for visitor access.

For more information, please contact the local NPWS Office.

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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/kinchega-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Outback NSW region
  • Kinchega 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. The park has a pay and display envelope payment system - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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Emergency services

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