Murrumbidgee Valley Nature Reserve

Fires, floods and park closures

Last update: 31/10/2014 1:59PM

Park fire ban

A park fire ban applies in the park. (Ends Tuesday 31 March 2015, 11:59PM)

A park fire ban is in place in:

  • Murray Valley National Park
  • Murray Valley Regional Park
  • South West Woodland Nature Reserve (South West Area)
  • Yanga National Park
  • Murrumbidgee National Park
  • Murrumbidgee Regional Park and 
  • Murrumbidgee State Conservation Area (South West Area)

The park fire ban remains in affect 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)

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities visit the NSW National Parks safety page.