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Mutawintji National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.47pm

Applies from Tue 11 May 2021, 10.29am to Mon 19 Jul 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.47pm.

Closed parks: Closed for major road works

Mutawintji National Park will be closed from Monday 24 May until Monday 19 July 2021 for major road works to repair flood damaged roads.  

The Homestead Creek campground will not be available for booking during this time and the Mutawintji National Parks Historic Site tours will not be operating.

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

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.13pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 2.38pm

Closed areas: Darling River campground closed due to rain

Darling River campground is currently closed, because roads are closed due to rain. This closure will be re-assessed on Tuesday 15 June 2021.  

For further information please call the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.  

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Applies from Tue 3 Nov 2020, 9.28am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 11.44am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.14pm

Closed areas: Lake Drive closed, Emu Lake Drive closed

These two sections of road in Kinchega National Park are closed:

  • Lake Drive from the Old Pooncarie Road to Cawndilla campground
  • Emu Lake Drive

Cawndilla campground is not accessible. Emu Lake campground is accessible for camping from Friday 11 June.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Wed 2 Jun 2021, 9.12am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Jun 2021, 3.55pm

Closed parks: KInchega National Park closed

Kinchega National Park is closed as a result of recent rain causing unsafe conditions. The closure will be re-assessed on Friday 11 June 2021.

For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Thu 25 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 9.10pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain 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. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

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Applies from Tue 11 May 2021, 10.40am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.53pm

Closed areas: Campground closed due to flooding

Coach and Horses campground will be closed indefinitely due to flooding of the Darling River. Campsites will not be available for booking until the river floodwaters subside and the park is accessible again. 

For further information, please contact the Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 11 May 2021, 10.29am to Mon 19 Jul 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.47pm

Closed parks: Closed for major road works

Mutawintji National Park will be closed from Monday 24 May until Monday 19 July 2021 for major road works to repair flood damaged roads.  

The Homestead Creek campground will not be available for booking during this time and the Mutawintji National Parks Historic Site tours will not be operating.

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

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Applies from Wed 18 Nov 2020, 4.12pm to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.45pm

Closed areas: Cawndilla campground closed until further notice

Cawndilla campground is closed. Lake drive is closed from Morton Boulka picnic area and there is no access to Cawndilla campground.

This closure is in place unless otherwise extended or removed. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill area office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Tue 20 Apr 2021, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 3.07pm

Closed areas: Closure for major works

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters Accommodation will be closed from Monday 26th April 2021 until Wednesday 30th June 2021 for major works.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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Applies from Sat 1 May 2021, 4.53pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 15 Apr 2021, 9.22am

Closed areas: Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation closure

The Kinchega Shearers Quarters accommodation will be closed during May and June 2021 while upgrades are completed. This will involve the upgrading of existing shower, toilet and laundry facilities as well as the provision of a new family and disabled access bathroom.

For more information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

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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/mutawintji-national-park/local-alerts

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