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Murray Valley National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 5 July 2020, 10.50am

Applies from Thu 25 Jun 2020, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Jul 2020, 10.50am.

Closed areas: Moira precinct - no vehicle access to Dora firewood collection area

The Dora firewood collection area within Moira Precinct has no vehicle access due to wet weather. The following roads are currently closed:

  • Intersection of Algeboia Road and Dora Road 
  • Intersection of Algeboia Road and Barmah-River Road
  • Moira-Creek Road
  • Algeboia Road

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

Applies from Wed 17 Jun 2020, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jun 2020, 3.39pm.

Closed areas: Millewa precinct - Road and campground closures

The intersection at Millewa-River Road and Fire Hut Road has been closed due to water over the road and for general maintenance purposes. Due to this closure, Scotts Beach and Paradise Beach campgrounds are closed for camping.

For more information, contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

Applies from Wed 17 Jun 2020, 12.52pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jun 2020, 3.39pm.

Closed areas: Moira precinct - Swifts Road closed

Swifts Road in the Moira precinct of Murray Valley National Park is currently closed due to water being over the road and for maintenance purposes.

To access Swifts Creek campground:

  • Follow the Cobb Highway towards Mathoura until you get to Poverty Point Road
  • From Poverty Point Road follow Porters Creek Road until you get to River Road, then head south towards Swifts Creek campground.

For more information, call the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.48pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 1.49pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Jul 2020, 6.38am.

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park

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 Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 8 Jul 2020, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 Jul 2020, 2.56pm

Closed areas: Barooga precinct closed

The Barooga precinct in Murray Valley Regional Park is currently closed due to Covid-19. There are border closures in place and limited access to the precinct. Camping is currently not permitted at the following campgrounds:

  • Town Beach 
  • Dunns Beach 
  • Micks Beach, and 
  • 1904 Beach

 Ski Beach day use area is also inaccessible. For more information, contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Thu 25 Jun 2020, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Jul 2020, 10.50am

Closed areas: Moira precinct - no vehicle access to Dora firewood collection area

The Dora firewood collection area within Moira Precinct has no vehicle access due to wet weather. The following roads are currently closed:

  • Intersection of Algeboia Road and Dora Road 
  • Intersection of Algeboia Road and Barmah-River Road
  • Moira-Creek Road
  • Algeboia Road

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

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jun 2020, 12.25pm

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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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jun 2020, 12.25pm

Closed areas: Mungo Shearers' Quarters

Mungo Shearers' Quarters are closed until further notice. NPWS are conducting risk assessments at each location before reopening to ensure the health and safety of our visitors and staff. There is no date for reopening and we ask our visitors to be patient with the process. 

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Jun 2020, 12.22pm

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 Wed 17 Jun 2020, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jun 2020, 3.39pm

Closed areas: Millewa precinct - Road and campground closures

The intersection at Millewa-River Road and Fire Hut Road has been closed due to water over the road and for general maintenance purposes. Due to this closure, Scotts Beach and Paradise Beach campgrounds are closed for camping.

For more information, contact the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Wed 17 Jun 2020, 12.52pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jun 2020, 3.39pm

Closed areas: Moira precinct - Swifts Road closed

Swifts Road in the Moira precinct of Murray Valley National Park is currently closed due to water being over the road and for maintenance purposes.

To access Swifts Creek campground:

  • Follow the Cobb Highway towards Mathoura until you get to Poverty Point Road
  • From Poverty Point Road follow Porters Creek Road until you get to River Road, then head south towards Swifts Creek campground.

For more information, call the local area office on 03 5483 9100.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 12.25pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 12.26pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 7.24am

Closed areas: Store Creek picnic area closed

Store Creek picnic area, walking track and access road of Cocoparra National Park are closed for site protection assessments and rehabilitation work to be undertaken from Monday 1 June 2020 until further notice.

Other picnic areas in Cocoparra National Park are open for use.

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

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.56pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 1.57pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Jul 2020, 7.24am

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murrumbidgee Valley National Park and Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park

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 Murrumbidgee Valley National Park and Murrumbidgee Valley Regional 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 Thu 4 Jun 2020, 1.48pm to Sun 28 Feb 2021, 1.49pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Jul 2020, 6.38am

Other planned events: Campground bookings - Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional Park

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 Murray Valley National Park and Murray Valley Regional 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 Tue 14 Apr 2020, 1.39pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Apr 2020, 4.04pm

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 Wed 19 Feb 2020, 1.56pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 10.21am

Closed areas: Woomargama National Park - eastern end closed

The eastern section of Woomargama National Park is closed. The closure is due to the Green Valley bushfire which has resulted in damage to trails and fallen trees. This closed area includes:

  • All areas east of Tin Mines campground through to Lankeys Creek and Jingelic Road
  • Tin Mines trail east of the campsite
  • Philis trail
  • Cockatoo Creek trail
  • Mandaring trail
  • Mathewsons trail
  • Millers trail and any other trails into the reserves which enter via Lankeys Creek or the River road

Tin Mines and Samual Bollard campsites are still open and can be accessed by the Tin Mines trail off Tunnel road, Woomargama.

Please do not enter the closed area. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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

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Friends fishing by the river. Photo: David Finnegan