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Willandra National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 5 July 2024, 2.11pm

Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 11.59am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 Jul 2024, 2.11pm.

Closed parks: Willandra National Park Closed

Willandra National Park will be CLOSED until further notice, whilst staff undertake major repair works.

 

In the interest of visitor safety, we will need to keep the park CLOSED until repairs have been completed and the park is deemed safe to re-open. 

 

This closure includes roofed accommodation, campgrounds and all park roads. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Nearby alerts

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 Sun 21 Jul 2024, 8.00am to Fri 26 Jul 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Jul 2024, 11.19am

Closed areas: Woolshed Flat precinct of Cocoparra NP is closed

Woolshed Flat precinct in Cocoparra National Park will be closed on Sunday 21 July 2024 to Friday 26 July 2024 for maintenance and training activities. This includes Woolshed Flat Campground, The Pines and Ironbark Picnic Areas, and Woolshed Falls Walking Track.

For more information, contact the local NPWS Office.

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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 6 Jan 2021, 12.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Jul 2024, 7.56am

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions

There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.

For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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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.

    Buy annual pass
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