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Yanga National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 20 June 2022, 12.17pm

Applies from Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 12.17pm.

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Fri 10 Jun 2022, 10.40am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 12.15pm.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to wet weather

The following areas are closed due to wet weather:

  • The Willows campground
  • The picnic area at Yanga Woolshed
  • The domestic firewood collection

For more information please call the park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Thu 13 Jan 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Jun 2022, 2.02pm.

Other incidents: Yanga Lake algae alert - potentially toxic

An amber alert for blue-green algae has been issued for Yanga Lake near Balranald.

The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use, but generally suitable for water sports. However, people are advised to exercise caution in these areas as blue-green algae is toxic and may cause gastroenteritis in humans if consumed, as well as skin and eye irritations after contact.

Regatta Beach picnic area remains open. Please avoid contact with the water. For more information visit the Water NSW website.

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm.

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 17 May 2022, 8.53am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 2.14pm

Safety alerts: Council access roads in variable condition

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are in variable condition due to ongoing wet weather. Before travelling on unsealed roads, please check websites for road conditions reports for the Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires.

There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

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Applies from Sat 18 Jun 2022, 8.54am to Fri 1 Jul 2022, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 23 Jun 2022, 11.16am

Closed areas: Red Top lookout and boardwalk closed

Red Top lookout and boardwalk is currently closed while repairs to weather-related subsidence and damage of the access road is undertaken.

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

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Applies from Wed 22 Jun 2022, 2.15pm to Fri 15 Jul 2022, 2.16pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jun 2022, 2.52pm

Closed areas: Yabby and Lagoon campgrounds closed

Yabby and Lagoon campgrounds in the Deniliquin precinct of Murray Valley National Park are closed due to seasonal flooding. Vehicle access outside of Willoughby's Beach campground is also closed.

Campgrounds can be booked using the Murray Valley Regional Park campground booking website.

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Applies from Tue 7 Jun 2022, 3.01pm to Fri 15 Jul 2022, 3.02pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Jun 2022, 12.00pm

Other incidents: Unsealed road access affected by rain and seasonal flooding

Unsealed road access to campgrounds and visitation areas in Murray Valley National and Regional Parks has been affected by recent high rainfall and seasonal flooding. Please check local weather conditions before entering these reserves.

Some roads have been closed due to flooding. Please do not drive through floodwater.

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Applies from Tue 7 Jun 2022, 2.51pm to Fri 15 Jul 2022, 2.52pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Jun 2022, 4.48pm

Closed areas: Fisherman's Bend Road closure - Millewa precinct

Fisherman's Bend Road in the Millewa precinct, from Tocumwal Road to River Road, is closed due recent high rainfall and seasonal flooding.

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Applies from Tue 14 Jun 2022, 10.53am to Sun 10 Jul 2022, 10.55am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Jun 2022, 2.23pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding

The following camping areas are closed from Tuesday 21 June 2022 until further notice due to widespread flooding:

  • Woperana campgrounds
  • Smithers Beach campground
  • Quicks Beach campgrounds, including Kerrs Beach
  • Ngawe campgrounds
  • Backhouses campgrounds
  • Boomanoomana campgrounds
  • 1904 Beach campground (in Barooga campgrounds)

Many of the roads in these areas are closed and impassable due to changes in river height. All campgrounds will re-open as soon as they are safe.

Remember, it is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you'll need to reschedule your visit.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 11.08am to Mon 27 Jun 2022, 11.08am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Jun 2022, 11.20am

Closed areas: Corowa campgrounds closed for maintenance

Corowa campgrounds will be closed for hazardous tree maintenance from Friday 17 June until Monday 27 June 2022.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jun 2022, 12.17pm

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding

Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 11.03am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Jun 2022, 1.16pm

Closed areas: Berry Jerry precinct closed due to flooding

The Berry Jerry Precinct is closed until Thursday 31 July 2022 due to ongoing flooding and wet weather. This closure may be removed prior to this date if road conditions in the reserve dry out.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Tumut park office on 02 6947 7025.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jun 2022, 9.53am to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Jun 2022, 10.05am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed bicycle trail closed

Mungo lakebed bicycle trail is closed until further notice due to the wet conditions.

Other options for cycling include Walls Road and Zanci pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles, so please take care and cycle with caution.

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

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Applies from Fri 6 Nov 2020, 12.00pm to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.22am

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure

Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 

These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.

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

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Applies from Sat 7 Nov 2020, 8.01am to Fri 30 Sep 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.07am

Closed areas: Belah campground closure

Belah campground is closed until further notice.

This closure remains in place while site protection works are completed on the Mungo Self-guided Drive Tour road.

Ongoing wet weather is further delaying the programmed works.

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

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Applies from Sun 1 May 2022, 12.33pm to Sun 31 Jul 2022, 12.34pm. Last reviewed: Tue 14 Jun 2022, 11.06am

Other planned events: Barbecues unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre

The gas barbecues are currently unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre due to maintenance works. Alternate gas barbecues can be found at Mungo Main campground. 

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Applies from Thu 13 Jan 2022, 2.32pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Jun 2022, 2.02pm

Other incidents: Yanga Lake algae alert - potentially toxic

An amber alert for blue-green algae has been issued for Yanga Lake near Balranald.

The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use, but generally suitable for water sports. However, people are advised to exercise caution in these areas as blue-green algae is toxic and may cause gastroenteritis in humans if consumed, as well as skin and eye irritations after contact.

Regatta Beach picnic area remains open. Please avoid contact with the water. For more information visit the Water NSW website.

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Applies from Thu 17 Mar 2022, 2.35pm. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Mar 2022, 3.00pm

Closed areas: Limited access to Swifts Creek Campground

There is limited access to Swifts Creek Campground via the Cobb Highway due to water being over the road or wet conditions. Access is only available via Porters Creek Road or the River Road, near Picnic Point, Mathoura. Access to River Road is via Picnic Point Road.

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

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Applies from Tue 29 Sep 2020, 12.55pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Mar 2021, 4.16pm

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails

Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.

Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jun 2020, 9.01am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 9.00am

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 Fri 5 Jun 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jul 2020, 8.59am

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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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/yanga-national-park/local-alerts

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