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Murray Valley National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 23 May 2019, 11.00am to Fri 31 May 2019, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 May 2019, 11.00am

Safety alerts: Water on road - Mungo Self guided Drive Tour

Due to recent wet weather, water remains in table drains and on the lake bed section of the Mungo Self Guided Drive Tour. Caution is required when driving this road and drivers are to be aware of the varying road conditions. 

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Applies from Tue 7 May 2019, 8.00am to Fri 31 May 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2019, 10.53am

Safety alerts: Road maintenance on The Walls Road and Mungo self-guided drive tour

Road maintenance is scheduled to occur on The Walls Road, leading to the Walls of China, and Mungo self-guided drive tour road. This will happen over the coming weeks. Please follow the reduced speed limit signs and the directions of park staff undertaking road maintenance. 

For more information, please call the NPWS Lower Darling area, Buronga office on 03 5021 8900.

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Applies from Thu 25 Oct 2018, 12.51pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Feb 2019, 4.44pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban

A park fire ban is in place for Jindalee National Park and Livingstone National Park. 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.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jan 2019, 2.21pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jan 2019, 3.33pm

Fires - Advice: Jirrima, Table Top Rd.

There is a fire in this park called Jirrima, Table Top Rd.. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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.

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

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  • in the Murray-Riverina region
  • 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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Emergency services

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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan