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Willandra National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 9 September 2020, 9.52am

Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.25am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.26am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am.

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed

The group campground in Willandra National Park is closed due to a drainage issue for the foreseeable future. Willandra campground will remain open.

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

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Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.36am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am.

Closed areas: Willandra accommodation closed

On-park accommodation in Willandra National Park is closed from Friday 7 August to Friday 6 November 2020 due to COVID-19. The closed sites are:

  • Willandra Cottage
  • Willandra Men’s Quarters

All main visitor areas will remain open. Willandra campground will remain open.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.25am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.26am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed

The group campground in Willandra National Park is closed due to a drainage issue for the foreseeable future. Willandra campground will remain open.

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

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Applies from Fri 7 Aug 2020, 11.36am to Fri 6 Nov 2020, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Sep 2020, 9.52am

Closed areas: Willandra accommodation closed

On-park accommodation in Willandra National Park is closed from Friday 7 August to Friday 6 November 2020 due to COVID-19. The closed sites are:

  • Willandra Cottage
  • Willandra Men’s Quarters

All main visitor areas will remain open. Willandra campground will remain open.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Thu 30 Jul 2020, 1.46pm to Sat 31 Oct 2020, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Aug 2020, 8.23am

Other planned events: Aerial pest management program - park closed

This park will be closed to all visitors from Wednesday 21 October to Saturday 31 October 2020 for an aerial pest control operation. This program will target deer, goats, pigs and foxes, and aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Dubbo office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Thu 30 Jul 2020, 12.42pm to Wed 30 Sep 2020, 12.46pm. Last reviewed: Fri 7 Aug 2020, 8.23am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting - parks closed

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of feral foxes. The program will be conducted between Monday 28 September and Wednesday 30 September 2020 in Yathong Nature Reserve, Nombinnie Nature Reserve, Nombinnie State Conservation Area and Round Hill Nature Reserve.

The reserves will be closed during this time frame.

Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.

For further information please call NPWS Dubbo office on 02 6841 7100.

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Applies from Thu 16 Jul 2020, 12.08pm to Fri 26 Feb 2021, 12.19pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Aug 2020, 9.12am

Other planned events: Kalyarr National Park - road maintenance works

NPWS will be undertaking road maintenance activities in various parts of Kalyarr National Park over the next 6-month period. This will require road closures and public access restrictions as the maintenance program moves around the park. If you have any enquiries about access to the park during this time, please call the NPWS Griffith office on 02 6966 8100 or the park ranger on 02 6966 8119.

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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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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/willandra-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Murray-Riverina region
  • Willandra National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park uses a self-registration fee collection system. Please bring correct change.

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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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Sunset over Willandra National Park. Photo: John Spencer/OEH