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Kinchega National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 15 July 2024, 5.44pm

Applies from Thu 4 Jul 2024, 11.56am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Jul 2024, 5.44pm.

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park is closed

Kinchega National Park is closed.  The closure will be re-assessed on Monday 22 July 2024.  For further information please contact the Broken Hill National Park on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 10 Jan 2022, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jul 2024, 4.45pm.

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed indefinitely for maintenance

Emu Lake Drive is a small road connecting Woolshed Drive to Tandou Road within Kinchega NP 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.

Applies from Mon 11 Dec 2023, 11.45am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jul 2024, 4.45pm.

Closed areas: Darling River campground is closed from campsite 31 to 34.

Darling River campground, from campsites 31 to 34 on River Drive are closed 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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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 16 Jul 2024, 10.40am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Jul 2024, 12.07pm

Safety alerts: Lake Eckerboon campground is closed due to rain. 

Lake Eckerboon campground is closed due to rain.  Closure will be updated as road condition changes. For further information please contact the Broken Hill National Parks office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 15 Jul 2024, 6.14pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Jul 2024, 6.21pm

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground remains closed due to rain.

Coach and Horses campground remains closed due to rain and will re-open when the access roads are opened by Central Darling Shire.  Peery Lake day use are is open to the public.  For further information please contact the Broken Hill National Park office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Mon 15 Jul 2024, 6.10pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Jul 2024, 6.12pm

Safety alerts: Mutawintji NP is open with access only via the Silver City Highway.

Mutawintji NP is open with access only via the Silver City Highway.  Please call the Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880 for further information. 

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jul 2024, 1.37pm

Safety alerts: Variable condition of unsealed Council access roads

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 11 Jul 2024, 12.10pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jul 2024, 12.13pm

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 for use.

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

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 4.11pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban for Paroo-Darling National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in Paroo-Darling National 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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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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