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Lake Urana Nature Reserve

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Applies from Mon 22 Apr 2024, 8.00am to Mon 22 Jul 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 2.14pm

Other planned events: Roadworks - Expect Delays

Roadworks will be underway within the Murrumbidgee Valley National and Regional Parks. 

The roads may be uneven and slippery during this time. 

Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff. 

 

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Applies from Thu 18 Apr 2024, 8.00am to Fri 26 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 1.06pm

Other planned events: Cuba North Roadworks - Expect Delays

Roadworks wills be underway within the Cuba North precinct. 

Expect delays until the Friday 26 April 2024 

The roads may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs, NPWS staff and contractors. 

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Applies from Sun 21 Apr 2024, 11.59pm to Fri 3 May 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Apr 2024, 12.14pm

Closed parks: Notice of 1080 program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting aerial baiting programs in Oolambeyan National Park from Monday 22 April 2024 to Friday 3 May 2024.

Aerial baiting is scheduled for Monday 22 April 2024 to Friday 3 May 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Riverina NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6966 8100. 

 

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

or
For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Apr 2024, 11.59am

Safety alerts: Bridge Closed - Millewa River Road

Millewa River Road is CLOSED from the entrance at Millewa Road intersection to Clay Island Road intersection due to "Black & White" Bridge being unsafe for vehicles.

A detour is in place to direct traffic along Fisherman's Bend road to the east for access to the Murray Valley National Park and the Murray River.

Please follow signage as penalties do apply.

 

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Applies from Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Apr 2024, 8.01am

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Moira South Campgrounds CLOSED

Some Moira South Campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park have been closed to camping. Areas closed have been sign-posted. Alternative Campgrounds are available nearby.

 

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

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Fri 26 Apr 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 9.49am

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to recent flood damage

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance

 

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Applies from Fri 3 Nov 2023, 1.07pm. Last reviewed: Sat 9 Mar 2024, 11.24am

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Whymoul - campgrounds closed

As a safety precaution the Whymoul precinct campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park are closed due to recent wet weather and flooding.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Griffith park office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Wed 14 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Tue 13 Aug 2024, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 5.01pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program in Oolambeyan NP

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from 14 February 2024 to 13 August 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of feral foxes.

The program will take place in Oolambeyan National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local Griffith NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 9.33am to Tue 30 Apr 2024, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.14am

Closed areas: Thornley Area closed

Thornley Campgrounds remain closed from Thursday 1 February to Tuesday 30 April 2024 while the roads are being upgraded. 

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

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 9.36am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Mar 2024, 9.12am

Safety alerts: Toupna Crossing Road - Murphy's Crossing Bridge OUT - Millewa precinct - Murray Valley National Park

The bridge at Murphy's Crossing on Toupna Crossing Rd in the Millewa precinct is CLOSED. There is a detour in place, please obey signage.

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Apr 2024, 9.11am

Closed areas: Murray Valley Regional Park - Deniliquin Campgrounds

The following areas are still closed due to previous flood impacts in areas:

 

* Kira / Leaves Campground

* Pana / Ring-tailed Possum Campground

* Deniliquin mountain bike trails

 

Willoughby's Beach Campground remains OPEN.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park 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/lake-urana-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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