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Murray Valley National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 17 July 2024, 9.01am

Applies from Wed 17 Jul 2024, 8.56am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jul 2024, 9.01am.

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Woperana closed for road maintenance

The Woperana precinct of Murray Valley National Park will be closed until 1 August while access roads are being upgraded. This closure includes all campgrounds.

 

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 Mon 30 Sep 2024, 12.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 25 Jun 2024, 11.23am.

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.

Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Fri 21 Jun 2024, 12.04pm.

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.

 

Applies from Fri 3 Nov 2023, 1.07pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.03pm.

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 Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Jul 2024, 11.36am.

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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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 10.19am

Closed areas: Campgrounds CLOSED

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 
  • Dunnoon Lagoon (Little Platypus Beach) 
     

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 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jul 2024, 1.37pm

Safety alerts: Variable condition of unsealed Council access roads

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jul 2024, 12.10pm to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jul 2024, 12.13pm

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open for use.

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

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 9.21am to Mon 12 Aug 2024, 9.22am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 7.49am

Other planned events: Notice of use of Hoggone meSN Feral Pig Bait from 8 July 2024 - South West Woodlands Nature Reserve - Coradgery Precinct

Due to a large number of feral pigs causing impacts the Reserve, and to meet NPWS's General Biosecurity Duty, (GBD), under the Biosecurity Act, NPWS will be using Hoggone to control feral pigs.

NPWS pesticides trained staff will be using a new control product to lessen the impacts caused by feral pigs in South West Woodlands Nature Reserve - Coradgery Precinct.

HOGGONE will be used on this Reserve, and the product is a peanut based product with Sodium nitrite as the poison.

This product is very effective on controlling feral pigs and when used carefully has few off-target impacts.

NPWS staff will be monitoring the success of the program and have allowed a 4 week window to undertake the program. 

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 9.15am to Mon 12 Aug 2024, 9.20am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jul 2024, 7.49am

Other planned events: Notice of use of Hoggone meSN Feral Pig Bait from 8 July 2024 - Lachlan Valley National Park - Gunning Gap Precinct

Due to a large number of feral pigs causing impacts the Reserve, and to meet NPWS's General Biosecurity Duty, (GBD), under the Biosecurity Act, NPWS will be using Hoggone to control feral pigs.

NPWS pesticides trained staff will be using a new control product to lessen the impacts caused by feral pigs in Lachlan Valley National Park - Gunning Gap Precinct.

HOGGONE will be used on this Reserve, and the product is a peanut based product with Sodium nitrite as the poison.

This product is very effective on controlling feral pigs and when used carefully has few off-target impacts.

NPWS staff will be monitoring the success of the program, and this program may last a few weeks.

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Applies from Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Jun 2024, 12.22pm

Closed areas: Jacks Creek lookout is closed

Lookouts are closed on Jacks Creek walking track.

Lookouts are closed due to dangerous cliff edges. Please stay on the formed walking track and obey all signs and barricades. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Griffith NPWS 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: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.04pm

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 Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Sun 29 Nov 2026, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jul 2024, 9.01am

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 Thu 30 Nov 2023, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Jul 2024, 11.36am

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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Applies from Thu 14 Dec 2023, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Jul 2024, 9.06am

Safety alerts: Blue-Green Algae Advice

There is currently an AMBER alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae on Yanga Lake. At amber alert levels blue-green algae may be multiplying in numbers. The water may have a green tinge and musty or organic odour. The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use and alternative supplies or prior treatment of raw water for domestic purposes should be considered. The water may also be unsuitable for stock watering. The water remains suitable for recreational use, however algal concentrations can change rapidly. Water users should use caution and avoid water where signs of blue-green algae present. For more information visit the Water NSW website https://www.waternsw.com.au/water-services/water-quality/algae-alerts 

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Applies from Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.45pm to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 29 May 2024, 9.19am

Safety alerts: Potential for Unexploded Ordinances in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

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

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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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