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Mungo National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 20 September 2020, 6.30pm

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 2.31pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 6.31am. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.30pm.

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled

Walk the Walls of China tours have been cancelled from Saturday 19 September to Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain These cancellations may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Please contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm for further information. 

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 10.44am to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 6.30am. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.29pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed in Mungo National Park

The following areas of this park will be closed on Saturday 19 September, Sunday 20 September and Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain:

  • Main campground
  • Belah campground

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 19 Sep 2020, 1.59pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.28pm.

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed

This park is closed due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Buronga office on (03) 50218900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Aug 2020, 5.41pm.

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail closed

The Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. It has large areas of damage and requires maintenance to repair. Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS Buronga office.

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Sep 2020, 10.52am.

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met. Bookings need to be made through the "Book Now" button on the NPWS website. 

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 2.31pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 6.31am. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.30pm

Other planned events: Mungo Walk the Walls of China tours cancelled

Walk the Walls of China tours have been cancelled from Saturday 19 September to Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain These cancellations may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Please contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm for further information. 

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Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 10.44am to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 6.30am. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.29pm

Closed areas: Areas closed in Mungo National Park

The following areas of this park will be closed on Saturday 19 September, Sunday 20 September and Monday 21 September 2020 due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain:

  • Main campground
  • Belah campground

This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sat 19 Sep 2020, 1.59pm to Tue 22 Sep 2020, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Sun 20 Sep 2020, 6.28pm

Closed parks: Mungo National Park closed

This park is closed due to adverse weather conditions and heavy rain, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Buronga office on (03) 50218900 Mon-Fri 8:30am to 4:30pm or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 17 Sep 2020, 11.44am to Mon 28 Sep 2020, 11.15am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.32pm

Closed parks: Kinchega National Park closed due to expected heavy rainfall

Kinchega National Park will close on Friday 18 September to Sunday 27 September 2020 due to forecast very heavy rain. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

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

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Applies from Fri 18 Sep 2020, 10.11am. Last reviewed: Fri 18 Sep 2020, 12.12pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

All campgrounds in Yanga National Park will be closed from Saturday 19 September 2020 due to forecast significant rain. The closed campgrounds are:

  • Mamanga campground
  • Willows campground
  • Woolpress Bend campgrounds

Yanga Woolshed and Homestead precincts will remain open unless access roads become impassable.

For more information call the NPWS Yanga office on weekdays on 03 5020 1764 or call the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Wed 26 Aug 2020, 2.21pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Sep 2020, 3.28pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of Foxes. The program will be conducted between 1 - 30 September in Yanga NP, Yanga NR & Yanga SCA.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.

 

For further information please call NPWS Yanga National Park office on 0350 201764.

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Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 10.58am to Fri 1 Jan 2021, 10.29am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Aug 2020, 4.18pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground and picnic area closed

Cawndilla campground and Cawndilla picnic area are closed and inaccessible until further notice. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 20 Aug 2020, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Thu 27 Aug 2020, 5.41pm

Safety alerts: Mungo bicycle loop trail closed

The Mungo bicycle loop trail is currently closed. It has large areas of damage and requires maintenance to repair. Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS Buronga office.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Sep 2020, 10.52am

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until 31 October 2020. NPWS are limiting numbers of guests in the Shearer's Quarters after this time to ensure COVID safe plans are met. Bookings need to be made through the "Book Now" button on the NPWS website. 

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Applies from Thu 16 Jul 2020, 12.08pm to Fri 26 Feb 2021, 12.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Aug 2020, 9.12am

Other planned events: Kalyarr National Park - road maintenance works

NPWS will be undertaking road maintenance activities in various parts of Kalyarr National Park over the next 6-month period. This will require road closures and public access restrictions as the maintenance program moves around the park. If you have any enquiries about access to the park during this time, please call the NPWS Griffith office on 02 6966 8100 or the park ranger on 02 6966 8119.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 8.59am

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking

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 Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, 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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Applies from Fri 12 Jun 2020, 11.01am to Thu 1 Dec 2022, 10.32am. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Jul 2020, 1.02pm

Closed areas: Closed roads in Kinchega National Park

Lake Drive, from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground, is closed. Emu Lake Drive is also closed until further notice. For information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 14 Apr 2020, 1.39pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Wed 2 Sep 2020, 3.28pm

Other planned events: Domestic firewood permits

Permits for domestic firewood collection in Yanga National Park are available from Friday 1 May until Wednesday 30 September 2020. The available firewood is from a single collection point and consists of redgum milled timber offcuts (sleeper backs).

Permits cost $25/tonne or $12.50/tonne for pensioner concession with a limit of 6 tonne per household per year.

Permits are only available to residents of Balranald and Murray Rivers Shires.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions, applications and permits will be processed by email. For more information or an application form, please call the NPWS Buronga office on 03 5021 8900 or email npws.lowerdarling@environment.nsw.gov.au.

Find out more about domestic firewood collection.

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Applies from Fri 24 Aug 2018, 1.01pm. Last reviewed: Sun 29 Mar 2020, 2.33pm

Closed areas: Regatta Beach picnic area closed

Regatta Beach picnic area is closed until further notice. For more information, call the NPWS Yanga area office on 03 5020 1764.

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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/mungo-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Mungo 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. Fees are payable through self-registration envelopes outside Mungo Visitor Centre. Different fees apply for commercial tour operators and vehicles with 8 seats or more.

    Buy annual pass
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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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Mailbox beside a dirt road near Mungo National Park. Photo: Ken Stepnell