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Yanga Nature Reserve

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 1.19pm

Applies from Tue 26 Sep 2023, 12.56pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 1.19pm.

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend campgrounds closed

Woolpress Bend campgrounds are closed due to flood damage to access roads.

This closure will be in effect for several more months. For more information contact the local park office.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 8 Apr 2024, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 9.43am

Safety alerts: Bridge Closed - Millewa River Road

Millewa River Road is CLOSED from the entrance at Millewa Road intersection to Clay Island Road intersection due to "Black & White" Bridge being unsafe for vehicles.

A detour is in place to direct traffic along Fisherman's Bend road to the east for access to the Murray Valley National Park and the Murray River.

Please follow signage as penalties do apply.

 

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Applies from Fri 18 Aug 2023, 11.11am to Mon 30 Sep 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.49am

Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition

Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires. Do not travel on closed Council roads.

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

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 2.01pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 8.49am

Closed areas: Mungo lakebed (bike) trail closed

The Mungo lakebed (bike) trail is closed.

The dual walking track and bike trail from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Woolshed remains open.

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

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Applies from Wed 24 Apr 2024, 2.48pm to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 2.49pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.03pm

Closed areas: Moama 5 Mile - Area Closed due to works at boat ramp and adjacent tiers

The 5-Mile, while works take place during repair of the tiered areas caused by the recent floods, will be partially closed. These works will take place over an 8 week period.

An area at the top of the tiers at carpark level, including the lower Bbq area will have an exclusion fence set up to minimise damage to vehicles, boats and injury to visitors. This excluded area may temporarily involve the closure of access to the boat ramp, which will otherwise remain open.

The rest of the Visitor area will remain open. All the toilets, the carpark, access to the mountain bike trails and the Riverside walk to the Dungula lookout will still be available for public use.

The works are expected to begin on the 1st May and be finished by the end of June 2024.

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Applies from Fri 3 Nov 2023, 1.07pm. Last reviewed: Sat 11 May 2024, 12.03pm

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Whymoul - campgrounds closed

As a safety precaution the Whymoul precinct campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park are closed due to recent wet weather and flooding.

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 Griffith park office on 02 6966 8100.

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Applies from Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 8.57am

Closed areas: Murray Valley National Park - Moira South Campgrounds CLOSED

Some Moira South Campgrounds in the Murray Valley National Park have been closed to camping. Areas closed have been sign-posted. Alternative Campgrounds are available nearby.

 

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

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 8.35am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2024, 9.09am

Closed areas: Mungo Woolshed closed for conservation works

Mungo Woolshed is closed for heritage conservation works.

The closure means there will be no public access to the building during this time.

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

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 9.36am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Apr 2024, 7.43am

Safety alerts: Toupna Crossing Road - Murphy's Crossing Bridge OUT - Millewa precinct - Murray Valley National Park

The bridge at Murphy's Crossing on Toupna Crossing Rd in the Millewa precinct is CLOSED. There is a detour in place, please obey signage.

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Applies from Thu 30 Nov 2023, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 8.58am

Closed areas: Murray Valley Regional Park - Deniliquin Campgrounds

The following areas are still closed due to previous flood impacts in areas:

 

* Kira / Leaves Campground

* Pana / Ring-tailed Possum Campground

* Deniliquin mountain bike trails

 

Willoughby's Beach Campground remains OPEN.

 

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

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Applies from Thu 14 Dec 2023, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 May 2024, 1.19pm

Safety alerts: Blue-Green Algae Advice

There is currently an AMBER alert for potentially toxic blue-green algae on Yanga Lake. At amber alert levels blue-green algae may be multiplying in numbers. The water may have a green tinge and musty or organic odour. The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use and alternative supplies or prior treatment of raw water for domestic purposes should be considered. The water may also be unsuitable for stock watering. The water remains suitable for recreational use, however algal concentrations can change rapidly. Water users should use caution and avoid water where signs of blue-green algae present. For more information visit the Water NSW website https://www.waternsw.com.au/water-services/water-quality/algae-alerts 

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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-nature-reserve/local-alerts

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