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Lake Urana Nature Reserve

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Last reviewed: Mon 15 November 2021, 4.13pm

Applies from Fri 15 Oct 2021, 11.07am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 4.13pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.40am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 10.33pm

Closed areas: Barooga precinct closed due to flooding

The following campgrounds in the Barooga precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the following areas during this time:

  • 1904 Beach
  • Micks Beach
  • Dunns Beach

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.33am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 10.32pm

Closed areas: Smithers Beach closed due to flooding

Smithers Beach will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access this area during this time.

To ensure visitor safety, the gate into the precinct will be locked and no public access will be permitted.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.30am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 10.32pm

Closed areas: Cottadidda precincts closed due to flooding

The Cottadidda precincts are closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. During this time all precincts will be locked and the following designated campgrounds will be closed to the public:

  • Quicks Beach
  • Kerrs Beach
  • Ngawe Beach
  • Murray Park
  • O'Dwyers 
  • Backhouses Beach
  • Homestead 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.05am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 5.25pm

Closed areas: Boomanoomana precinct closed due to flooding

The Boomanoomana precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the area during this time. The following campgrounds are closed and will be re-opened once water subsides:

  • Little Pebble Beach campground
  • Sandy Beach campground
  • One Tree Beach campground
  • Lagoon campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 9.43am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 5.06pm

Closed areas: Collendina precinct closed due to flooding

The Collendina precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the area during this time. The following campgrounds will be closed, and will be re-opened once the water subsides:

  • Fryers Lane
  • Jacobs campgrounds

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 9.39am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 5.06pm

Closed areas: Corowa precinct closed due to flooding

The Corowa precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the area during this time. The following campgrounds are closed and will be re-opened once water subsides:

  • Hidden Beach
  • Foords
  • Federation
  • Dairy Lagoon

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 9.32am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 5.05pm

Closed areas: Quat Quatta east precinct closed due to flooding

The Quat Quatta east precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December 2021 until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the area during this time.

The following campgrounds are closed and will be re-opened once water subsides:

  • Quat Quatta East 1
  • Quat Quatta East 2
  • Kismet
  • Regulator
  • Quat Quatta East Beach

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Mon 6 Dec 2021, 3.35pm to Mon 20 Dec 2021, 3.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 3.38pm

Closed areas: Berry Jerry Precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park Closed due to Flooding

The Berry Jerry Precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park is closed from 6.12.2021 to 20.12.2021 due to widespread flooding within the reserve. 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. For up-to-date information and contact the Tumut NPWS office (02) 6947 7025.

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 1 Dec 2021, 10.08am to Mon 10 Jan 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 1.05pm

Closed areas: Woperana precinct closed due to flooding

The Woperana precinct will be closed from Wednesday 1 December until further notice due to flooding. You can't access the area during this time. The following campgrounds are closed and will be re-opened once water subsides:

  • Groutches Beach
  • Finley Beach
  • Grassy campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Mon 6 Dec 2021, 12.32pm to Wed 5 Jan 2022, 12.33pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 12.38pm

Closed parks: Closed due to flooding

All precincts closed (excluding Wooloondool) from Tuesday 30 November to Wednesday 5 January due to flooding.

Wooloondool remains open.

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. 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 local park office.

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Applies from Tue 30 Nov 2021, 10.22am to Wed 5 Jan 2022, 11.35pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 12.14pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to flooding

All campgrounds are closed (excluding Wooloondool) from Tuesday 30 November to Monday 13 December due to flooding.

Wooloondool campgrounds remain open.

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. 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 local park office.

Affects 2 parks and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 5 Dec 2021, 9.30am to Sun 12 Dec 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Dec 2021, 4.21pm

Closed areas: Wattle Tree and Paradise Beach closed for road maintenance

Wattle Tree and Paradise Beach in the Barooga precinct will be closed from Sunday 4 December until Sunday 12 December 2021 for road maintenance.

To ensure visitor safety, the gate into the precinct will be locked and no public access will be permitted.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 8.00am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Oct 2021, 7.36am

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park subject to advice from the Rural Fire Service on the bush fire danger period. This park fire ban 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.

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Applies from Fri 15 Oct 2021, 11.07am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 4.13pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

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.

Affects 5 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 1 Oct 2021, 10.20am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.21am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 11.25am

Fire bans: Murray Valley Regional Park - solid fuel fire ban

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.

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Applies from Fri 1 Oct 2021, 10.17am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.17am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 11.25am

Fire bans: Murray Valley National Park - solid fuel fire ban

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.

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Applies from Fri 1 Oct 2021, 10.09am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.14am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 11.24am

Fire bans: Murrumbidgee Valley National Park - solid fuel fire ban

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.

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Applies from Mon 16 Aug 2021, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Oct 2021, 9.53am

Closed areas: Yanga National Park partial closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice to protect the safety of visitors, staff and local communities. These areas are affected by high river & lake levels.

For more information, please call the Yanga National Park Office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 1.00am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Oct 2021, 4.23pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Lower Darling area parks and reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and all Lower Darling area parks and reserves 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.

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Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 12.17pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Aug 2021, 12.17pm

Closed areas: The Towers closed to rock climbing, abseiling

The Towers is closed to rock climbing and abseiling from 1 July to Friday 31 December 2021 for peregrine falcon breeding season. No rock climbing or abseiling are permitted at The Rock Nature Reserve during this time. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.00am

Other planned events: Campground available for booking in Kyalite precinct

If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.

If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Kyalite (Murray Valley), please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.

If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

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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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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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