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Mutawintji National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 14 September 2021, 8.57am

Applies from Thu 19 Aug 2021, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Sep 2021, 8.57am.

Closed parks: Parks closed due to COVID-19

The following National Parks are closed until further notice as a result of the NSW Government's stay-at-home restrictions:

  • Kinchega National Park
  • Mutawintji National Park
  • Paroo-Darling National Park
  • Sturt National Park

Find out more on our COVID-19 update webpage or contact the local office.

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Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 11.57am. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 2.50pm.

Closed parks: Park closed

Mutawintji National Park is closed until Friday 1 October 2021 to protect the safety of visitors, staff and local communities.

Affects 10 locations in this park: Show list

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 22 Sep 2021, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Sep 2021, 3.45pm

Closed areas: Peery Lake picnic area closed due to COVID-19

Peery Lake picnic area is closed due to the NSW Government's COVID-19 restrictions.

For more information, please visit our COVID-19 update webpage.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 10.24am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Sep 2021, 1.08pm

Closed areas: Roads and areas closed

The following areas in Kinchega National Park are closed:

  • Emu Lake Drive
  • Lake Drive, from Morton Boulka to Cawndilla campground
  • Cawndilla campground

Cawndilla campground is scheduled to re-open in the coming weeks.

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 20 Sep 2021, 11.38am

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 Thu 19 Aug 2021, 1.16pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Sep 2021, 8.57am

Closed parks: Parks closed due to COVID-19

The following National Parks are closed until further notice as a result of the NSW Government's stay-at-home restrictions:

  • Kinchega National Park
  • Mutawintji National Park
  • Paroo-Darling National Park
  • Sturt National Park

Find out more on our COVID-19 update webpage or contact the local office.

Affects 3 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 10 Sep 2021, 11.57am. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Sep 2021, 2.50pm

Closed parks: Park closed

Mutawintji National Park is closed until Friday 1 October 2021 to protect the safety of visitors, staff and local communities.

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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

Contact

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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