Closures & alerts

Closures & alerts

Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park - Winaityinaityi Pangkara

Pest/​Animal control
Buckland Park section of the Adelaide International Bird Sanctuary National Park - Winaityinaityi Pangkara to the south of Port Gawler Road will be closed from 5am-12 noon Monday, Wednesday and Saturday and 4pm-midnight Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 18 July 2022 to 30 June 2023. Open at other times.
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Big Heath Conservation Park, Calectasia Conservation Park, Glenroy Conservation Park, Gower Conservation Park, Mary Seymour Conservation Park, Penola Conservation Park, Telford Scrub Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
In the interest of public safety a number of parks within the Limestone Coast will be closed from 6pm Sunday 19 March until 6am Monday 27 March 2023.
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Brookfield Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Brookfield Conservation Park will be closed on various dates throughout 2023 for public safety during a pest animal control program.
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Brownhill Creek Recreation Park

Prop­er management
The Brownies downhill mountain bike trail, located on private land adjacent the park has been closed.
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Brownhill Creek Recreation Park

Pub­lic safety
Trail works are underway along the Wirraparringa walking trail in Brownhill Creek Recreation Park. Diversions may be in place at times.
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Bunbury Conservation Reserve, Gum Lagoon Conservation Park, Hanson Scrub Conservation Park, Jip Jip Conservation Park, Martin Washpool Conservation Park, Messent Conservation Park, Tilley Swamp Conservation Park


In the interest of public safety a number of parks within the Limestone Coast will be closed from 6pm Sunday 26 March until 6am Friday 7 April 2023.
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Cape Torrens Wilderness Protection Area

Bush­fire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Carcuma Conservation Park

Bush­fire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Charleston Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Charleston Conservation Park will be closed from 6pm until 7am Monday to Friday from Monday 13 February until Friday 16 June for pub­lic safe­ty dur­ing graz­ing pres­sure operations.
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Chowilla Game Reserve

Pub­lic safety
All campsites and most internal tracks, trails and roads are closed in Chowilla Game reserve until further notice. Review full details for more information.
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Coffin Bay National Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note partial closure due to a pest animal control program beyond Black Springs Campground affecting Morgan’s Landing, The Pool and Sensation Beach campgrounds from 12pm 22 May to 2pm 24 May 2023.
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Coffin Bay National Park

Pub­lic safety
Variety 4WD Adventure – the children’s charity will be visiting Coffin Bay National Park on Wednesday 29th March 2023.
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Coorong National Park

Pub­lic safety
Coorong National Park Ocean Beach conditions are regularly changing at this time of the year due to severe erosion and dune collapses associated with high tides and sea surges. Driving on the Coorong National Park Ocean Beach can be a high risk activity under these conditions which could affect your personal safety and could result in damage to your vehicle.
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Coorong National Park

Pest/​Animal control
Part of the Coorong National Park will be closed from 6pm on Monday 27 March until 6am Friday 31 March 2023. The closure applies from an east-west line from Parnka Point to the southern boundary of the park.
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Deep Creek National Park

Pub­lic safety
Tapanappa Ridge Road, in Deep Creek National Park, is undergoing roadwork construction to make it safer and easier for park visitors accessing the Wild South Coast Way on the Heysen Trail, Tapanappa Ridge Lookout and campgrounds. The road will be closed from 27 February to 30 May 2023 on Mondays through to Fridays only.
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Deep Creek National Park, Talisker Conservation Park, Eric Bonython Conservation Park and Waitpinga Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Deep Creek National Park, Talisker Conservation Park, Eric Bonython Conservation Park and Waitpinga Conservation Park will be closed from 4pm Sunday 7 May until 12pm 12 May 2023 for public safety during feral animal control operations within these parks. For further information contact: National Parks & Wildlife Service SA - Victor Harbor Office on 08 8552 0300
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Desert Camp Conservation Reserve and Gum Lagoon Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note closure from 6pm Sunday 12 March to 6am Sunday 19 March 2023 and 6pm Sunday 13 August to 6am Sunday 20 August.
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Desert Camp Conservation Reserve, Fairview Conservation Park, Kungari Conservation Park, Lake Hawdon North Crown Land, Lake Hawdon South Conservation Park, Mount Scott Conservation Park, Mount Boothby Conservation Park, Talapar Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
In the interest of public safety a number of parks within the Limestone Coast will be closed from 6pm Sunday 26 March until 6am Saturday 1 April 2023.
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Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park

Pub­lic safety
Browns Beach Campground will be permanently closed from 1 July 2022, due to the movement of the adjacent dune.
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Duck hunting season

Pub­lic safety
Duck Hunting season begins 30 minutes prior to sunrise on Saturday 18 March to 30 minutes after sunset on Sunday 25 June 2023. Please note that during this period you may hear firearms discharging whilst visiting the park.
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Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park and Mount Brown Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park and Mount Brown Conservation Park will be closed for visitor safety during a feral animal control operation between 6am 25 February to 2pm 3 March and 6am 4 November to 2pm 10 November 2023.
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Fairview Conservation Park and Talapar Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note closure from 6pm Sunday 26 February to 6am Sunday 5 March 2023 and 6pm Sunday 27 August to 6am Sunday 3 September.
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Flinders Chase National Park and Ravine Des Casoars Wilderness Protection Area, Kelly Hill CP, Parndana CP, Cape Bouguer WPA, Cape Torrens WPA, Western River WPA, Vivonne Bay CP.

Pest/​Animal control
A pest control program will be undertaken from 17 April until 30 June 2023, during this time Flinders Chase National Park and Ravine Des Casoars Wilderness Protection Area, along with other western reserves will be partially closed.
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Furner Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Furner Conservation Park will be closed in the interest of public safety from 6pm Sunday 19 March until 6am Saturday 1 April 2023 while a pest control program is undertaken.
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Glenthorne  National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta

Pub­lic safety
Areas of Glenthorne National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta are currently closed for construction, including the Visitor Hub and some walking trails. Please follow any directions provided by parks staff and observe all signs and other safety measures including bunting and flagging tape.
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Hallett Cove

Pub­lic safety
Marion Council has reopened 2kms of the Coastal Walkway between Marino and Hallett Cove Conservation Park. A 500 metre section between Kurnabinna and Grey Road gullies, Hallett Cove remains closed. A diversion is in place around the gullies. This section is not in the Hallett Cove Conservation Park, the boardwalk remains open to park visitors.
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Holcim Quarry Land adjacent to Black Hill Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Pest animal control, undertaken by contractors on behalf of the Hills & Fleurieu Landscape Board will occur on neighboring Holcim quarry land. No shooting will occur on Black Hill CP, however walkers in the park may hear gunshots.
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Pub­lic safety
Upgrades along the Brachina Gorge Geological Trail are being undertaken. This may limit or temporarily restrict trail access.
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Pest/​Animal control
From 9pm Tuesday 1 November 2022 until 5am Tuesday 31 October 2023 various trails will be closed overnight while a pest control program is completed.
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park

Pest/​Animal control
Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park will be partially closed from 9pm 18 March - 9pm 20 March 2023 to ensure the safety of the public during a pest control and monitoring program within the park.
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Kaiserstuhl Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Kaiserstuhl Con­ser­va­tion Park will be closed on var­i­ous dates through­out 2023 for pub­lic safe­ty during grazing pressure operations.
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Kungari Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note Kungari Conservation Park be be closed on various dates throughout 2023.
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Lincoln National Park

Pub­lic safety
Caution: The western (Sleaford) entrance/exit of the ‘Sleaford to Wanna’ 4WD track is being impacted by mobile sand dunes, the track may be obstructed or difficult to negotiate. Please consider using alternative access.
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Lincoln National Park

Pub­lic safety
Variety 4WD Adventure – the children’s charity will be visiting Lincoln National Park on Friday 31st March 2023.
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Loch Luna Game Reserve

Pub­lic safety
Loch Luna Game Reserve: All campsites, internal tracks, trails and roads are closed until further notice. Review full details for more information.
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Maize Island Lagoon Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
Flood waters are now receding. However most of our wetlands and floodplains will remain flooded or inaccessible for some time. Therefore all campsites and access roads/tracks remain closed. Review full details for more information.
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Messent Conservation Park and Martin Washpool Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note closure from 6pm Sunday 5 March to 6am Sunday 12 March 2023 and 6pm Sunday 6 August to 6am Sunday 13 August.
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Moorook Game Reserve

Pub­lic safety
Moorook Game Reserve: All campsites, internal tracks, trails and roads are closed until further notice. Review full details for more information.
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Morgan Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
All campsites, internal tracks, trails and roads are closed until further notice. Review full details for more information.
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Morialta Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
A section of First Falls Walk, from Stradbroke Rd/Mukanthi Playspace to First Falls carpark has eroded in places causing uneven ground, exposed tree roots and slippery surfaces in areas. Please take care and be aware of changing surface conditions.
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Mount Remarkable National Park


The Mount Cavern Trek in Mount Remarkable National Park has been closed due to safety concerns until further notice.
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Mount Remarkable National Park, Wapma Thura - Southern Flinders Ranges National Park, The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park and Mount Brown Conservation Park.

Pest/​Animal control
Mount Remarkable National Park, Wapma Thura - Southern Flinders Ranges National Park, The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park and Mount Brown Conservation Park will be closed from 6pm Tuesday 21 March until 6pm Saturday 25 March to ensure public safety during a pest control operation.
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Mount Scott Conservation Park and Hanson Scrub Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Please note closure from 6pm Sunday 19 March to 6am Sunday 26 March 2023 and 6pm Sunday 20 August to 6am Sunday 27 August.
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Murray River National Park

Pub­lic safety
All campsites and most access roads/tracks are closed until further notice. Review full details for more information.
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Newland Head Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Newland Head Conservation Park will be closed on var­i­ous dates through­out 2023 for pub­lic safe­ty dur­ing animal control operations within the park.
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Ngarkat Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Ngarkat Conservation Park (western side of highway and SE corner of Ngarkat) will be partially closed in the interest of public safety while an Aerial Pest Control Program is conducted from 29 March until 1 April 2023.
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Nilpena Ediacara National Park


Nilpena Ediacara National Park is currently closed to the public. An official opening is slated for the first half of 2023. When open, access to the park will be by guided tour only.
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Para Wirra Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
The Para Wirra Conservation Park will be closed on var­i­ous dates through­out 2023 for pub­lic safe­ty dur­ing graz­ing pres­sure operations.
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Para Wirra Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
From 6:00am Tuesday 13 December - 5:00pm Friday 16 December the Quarry Track, north of the South Para River ford crossing will be closed whilst works to repair a section of the Quarry Track is undertaken.
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Para Wirra Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
Lady Pearce Circuit Hike and Barossa Goldfields will be closed from 9 March 2023 until 30 April 2023 in the interest of public safety while track and trail upgrades are completed.
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Piccanninie Ponds Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
Piccaninnie Ponds is closed for immersive water activities until further notice. The conservation park remains open to the public however entry into the water for diving and snorkeling is not permitted and permits are not being issued.
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Porter Scrub Conservation Park

Pub­lic safety
Porter Scrub Conservation Park is now open.
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Stipiturus Conservation Park

Pest/​Animal control
Stipiturus Conservation Park will be closed on var­i­ous dates through­out 2023 for pub­lic safe­ty dur­ing animal control operations within the park.
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Tea Tree Crossing - Coorong National Park

Pub­lic safety
Tea Tree Crossing Campground cannot be accessed from the mainland due to high water levels in the Coorong Lagoon. Tea Tree Crossing Campground may be accessed via the 42 Mile Crossing and along the ocean beach, weather and tide conditions permitting. Experience in driving in soft sand is recommended. Towing trailers and campers along the beach is not recommended.
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Vivonne Bay Conservation Park

Pro­tect threat­ened species breed­ing habitat
Part of Vivonne Bay Conservation Park will be closed annually from 6am on 1 May until 6pm on 31 December.
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Wapma Thura Southern Flinders Ranges National Park

Pest/​Animal control
Wapma Thura Southern Flinders Ranges National Park will be closed from 6am 13 February to 6pm 17 February 2023 and 6am 13 November to 6pm 17 November 2023 to ensure public safety during a pest control operation.
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Wild South Coast Way on the Heysen Trail

Pub­lic safety
Tapanappa Ridge Road, in Deep Creek National Park, is undergoing roadwork construction to make it safer and easier for park visitors accessing the Wild South Coast Way on the Heysen Trail, Tapanappa Ridge Lookout and campgrounds. The road will be closed from 27 February to 30 May 2023 on Mondays through to Fridays only.
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