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Murray Valley National Park

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Last reviewed: Mon 11 November 2019, 11.10am

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.10am.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 17 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 10.41am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Oct 2019, 12.42pm.

Fire bans: 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 16 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Mon 23 Sep 2019, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Oct 2019, 11.09am.

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding

The following trails in this park are closed due to flooding until further notice:

  • Edward River Road
  • Swifts Creek Road
  • Scotts Beach Road
  • Tin Hut Road
  • Quambies Road
  • Dudleys Road
  • Middle Road
  • Plantation Road

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

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 1.32pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1.32pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Sep 2019, 1.42pm.

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 10 locations in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.01am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.10am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 12 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.04am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 14 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.57am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 11 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 12.00am to Tue 12 Nov 2019, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.53am

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Affects 14 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sun 28 Oct 2018, 12.51pm to Fri 28 Feb 2020, 12.13pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 12.45pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place for Jindalee National Park, Livingstone National Park, Murrumbidgee Valley National Park - Berry Jerry, and The Rock Nature Reserve. It remains 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. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 26 Oct 2019, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 9.17am

Safety alerts: Rough road conditions

Due to ongoing dry weather, road surface conditions are variable, rough and corrugated in areas on the Mungo self-guided drive road and The Walls Road. 

Follow the directions of 'reduce speed' signs and ensure extra care is taken when driving on these unsealed roads.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Lower Darling area, Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Affects 1 park and 10 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 8.00am to Fri 22 Nov 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 26 Oct 2019, 2.24pm

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is planning to undertake 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Mungo National Park.

This baiting program will run from Monday 11 November to Friday 22 November 2019.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Do not touch baits. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 21 Oct 2019, 2.25pm to Fri 1 May 2020, 2.25pm. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Oct 2019, 3.22pm

Safety alerts: Heavy trucks on Tin Mines trail

B-double logging trucks will be using a section of Tin Mines trail between Ferndale Pine Plantation and Tunnel Road. This is to access Tunnel Road, through to the Hume Highway. Logging trucks will run Monday to Friday during daylight hours from Monday 21 October 2019 for up to six months. No trucks will operate during weekends and public holidays. Park visitors should follow the directions of road signage, take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6947 7000.

Affects 1 park and 4 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 5 Oct 2019, 10.50am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Nov 2019, 4.03pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban - Yanga and Kyalite

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 26 Sep 2019, 9.28am. Last reviewed: Sat 5 Oct 2019, 10.51am

Other planned events: 1080 fox baiting program underway

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is doing a 1080 ground baiting of foxes in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve and Yanga State Conservation Area.

This baiting program will run from Wednesday 25 September to Monday 14 October 2019. It will reduce the impacts of pest animals on wildlife and threatened species in the park and neighbouring stock.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch the baits. Some baits may be buried. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Domestic pets, including dogs, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) baits are lethal to domestic dogs and cats. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764 or 1300 072 757 after hours. 

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 10.41am to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Oct 2019, 12.42pm

Fire bans: 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 29 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 23 Sep 2019, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Oct 2019, 11.09am

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding

The following trails in this park are closed due to flooding until further notice:

  • Edward River Road
  • Swifts Creek Road
  • Scotts Beach Road
  • Tin Hut Road
  • Quambies Road
  • Dudleys Road
  • Middle Road
  • Plantation Road

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

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 1 Oct 2019, 1.32pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1.32pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Sep 2019, 1.42pm

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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 7 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Sep 2019, 11.44am

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban - all Central West national parks

A park fire ban is in place in this park from Friday 27 September 2019 and remains in effect until Tuesday 31 March 2020 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, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 30 Jul 2019, 12.24pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Oct 2019, 4.58pm

Closed areas: Feral pest control program - parts of Oolambeyan National Park closed

Oolambeyan National Park, excluding the Homestead area, is closed for a feral pest ground baiting program. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. 

Please keep guide dogs and assistant dogs on leads at all times when you're in the Homestead area.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 13 Jun 2019, 2.52pm. Last reviewed: Sat 22 Jun 2019, 6.54am

Closed areas: Rooks trail and Sandy Beach closed

All walking tracks and trails in the MIA1 section of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park are closed until further notice. This is the section east of Grahams Grave park entrance (including Sandy Beach). This is due to site protection work that needs to be completed in this area. 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 Riverina area office on 02 6966 8100.

Affects 1 park nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2016, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Mar 2019, 1.06pm

Other planned events: No access from the eastern side of Cocoparra National Park

Private property adjoins Cocoparra National Park on the eastern side and therefore no public access is permitted via Pleasant Valley Road. No public vehicle access is permitted along the Eastern Boundary fire trail, this is a management trail only.

If you are visiting the park, please enter from the western side, via Barrys Scenic Drive or Mount Bingar Road.

For more information please contact the NPWS Griffith area office on (02) 6966 8100.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

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/murray-valley-national-park/local-alerts

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  • Murray Valley National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger 

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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan