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Closures & alerts

Brookfield Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Park closure for public safety during pest animal control program over numerous days and times. More information in details.
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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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Bunbury Conservation Reserve
Pest/Animal control
Bunbury Conservation Reserve will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 10th October until 6:00am Sunday 17th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Cape Bouguer Wilderness Protection Area
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park
Seasonal closure
The Cape Gantheaume Coastal Trek is closed annually from 6:00 AM on 1 May until 6:00 PM on 31 December.
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Cape Gantheaume Conservation Park and Wilderness Protection Area
Public safety
Care must be taken on D'estrees Bay Road, Cape Gantheaume due to possible heavy machinery operating in the area. These works are associated with the construction of a new campground near Wright’s Ruin and Day Visitor facility upgrades at Wrecker’s Beach. The campground at Wrecker’s Beach will be closed. Murray Lagoon Campground and the new Tea trees campsites are nearing completion, you can camp in the current Tea trees, Big sand dune and Wheatons campsites in the interim.
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Cape Torrens Wilderness Protection Area
Part of Cape Torrens Wilderness Protection Area will be closed annually from 6am on 1 May until 6pm on 31 December.
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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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Chowilla Game Reserve
Proper management
DEW will be undertaking environmental watering in Chowilla Game Reserve over the coming months, requiring the closure of some roads and campsites. Environmental watering is undertaken to improve or maintain the wetlands, creeks, floodplain and long-lived vegetation.
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Coorong National Park
Public safety
Due to dredging operations at the Murray Mouth, the Younghusband Peninsula within 300 metres of the Murray Mouth will be closed from 19 December 2014 until further notice.
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Deep Creek Conservation Park
Public safety
The Eagle Waterhole campsite will be relocated 300m up the hill from the campground due to site development, construction and upgrades until 1 November 2021. Campers will still need to book online to secure a site if camping.
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Deep Creek Conservation Park
Proper management
Tapanappa Ridge Lookout and Day Visitor Facility Upgrade - September 2021 to February 2022. This exciting project will upgrade infrastructure along the iconic Heysen Trail from Cape Jervis to Victor Harbor to create a five day, four night hike and other high quality trail-based experiences.
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Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park
Public safety
Some campgrounds in Dhilba Guuranda-Innes National Park will be closed until 10 April 2022 for upgrades.
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Ewens Ponds Conservation Park
Seasonal closure
Ewens Ponds are closed annually to all water activities from 1 September and re-open 1 December.
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Glenthorne  National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta
Public safety
Construction of the Sam Willoughby BMX Facility means a section at the southern southern end of Haarsmars Vision mountain bike track will be re-routed. New re-route of this track will be opened as soon as possible. Riders must comply with all on ground instructions.
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Glenthorne  National Park-Ityamaiitpinna Yarta
Public safety
There is currently urgent safety improvement works happening along sections of the Glenthorne Loop Trail. Please follow any detour instructions from staff and signage.
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Granite Island Recreation Park
Public safety
Access to the north shore will be closed between dawn and 4 pm each day from 3 May to 2 July while construction of the new causeway abutment to the island is carried out.

No access to north shore from dawn to 4pm. No access to fenced construction zone near the kiosk.

Works on the new causeway will be undertaken on Granite Island north shore from 3/5/21 until early July. Access to the toilets and screw-pile jetty during the day is via the walking trail across the center of the island. Once works finish at 4 pm each day, access to the north shore will be re-opened, with the exception of the fenced compound near the kiosk.
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Gum Lagoon Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Gum Lagoon Conservation Park will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 10th October until 6:00am Sunday 17th October and 6:00pm Sunday 17th October until 6:00am Sunday 24th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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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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Hanson Scrub Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Hanson Scrub Conservation Park will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 17th October until 6:00am Sunday 24th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Pest/Animal control
Multiple walking trails within Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park will be closed every night from Saturday 1 November 2020 until Sunday 31 October 2021 for the purpose of a pest control program to be conducted.
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Ikara-Flinders Ranges National Park
Public safety
Arkaroo Rock car park, walking trail and rock art viewing site will be closed due to construction that will upgrade visitor facilities from 26 July 2021 until 30 June 2022.
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Jip Jip Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Jip Jip Conservation Park will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 17th October until 6:00am Sunday 24th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Kangaroo Island parks
Due to public safety and fire recovery purposes multiple Kangaroo Island parks are closed until further notice, including Kelly Hill Caves.
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Kati Thanda-Lake Eyre National Park
Public safety
The Level Post Bay Track is closed to the public until further notice.
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Kelly Hill Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
Kelly Hill Conservation Park and cave tours are closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Lashmar Conservation Park
Public safety
Closure of Antechamber Bay North Campground until the 24th October due to new campground facilities and camping pads.
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Lathami Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Lincoln National Park
Public safety
Fisherman Point Campground will be closed to the public for construction work from 11 am on Monday 1 November until further notice.
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Mark Oliphant Conservation Park
Public safety
Advance notice: The car park area at Gate 1, off Scott Creek Road, will be temporarily closed during construction works taking place at the park during November and December 2021. These works include expanding the car park to allow for approximately 20 extra parking spaces, and new park entry, trailhead and wayfinding signage.
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Martin Washpool Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Martin Washpool Conservation Park will be closed from6:00pm Monday 4th October until 6:00am Sunday 10th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Messent Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Messent Conservation Park will be closed from6:00pm Monday 4th October until 6:00am Sunday 10th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Mount Brown Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Full park closure to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from during March and November 2021. See link for more details.
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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 Scott Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Mount Scott Conservation Park will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 17th October until 6:00am Sunday 24th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Mount Taylor Conservation Park
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Murray River National Park
Environmental watering at Katarapko is scheduled to occur again this year (3 September - 18 November 2021), with water recently being allocated to undertake this opportunity which assists to maintain the health of long lived vegetation such as red gum, black box and lignum. There will be the closure of some roads, trails and campsites due to flooding.
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Murray River National Park
Prescribed burn
The Paringa Paddock area, south of the Sturt Highway, will be closed from 6 am on Thursday 23 September to 5 pm on 24 September while a prescribed burn is carried out.
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Ngarkat Conservation Park
Public safety
The Border Track within Ngarkat Conservation Park is deemed to be wholly within South Australia. Travellers from interstate need to ensure they abide by relevant travel restrictions and border closures.
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Ngarkat Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Fire management blocks (Day, Jimmys Well, Ashby and Box Flat) will be closed from 6am 18 November, 12am 22 November for a pest control program.
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O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park (part of Glenthorne National Park- Ityamaiitpinna Yarta)
Public safety
Construction of the Sam Willoughby BMX Facility means a section at the southern southern end of Haarsmars Vision mountain bike track will be re-routed. New re-route of this track will be opened as soon as possible. Riders must comply with all on ground instructions.
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O’Halloran Hill Recreation Park section of Glenthorne National Park- Ityamaiitpinna Yarta
Public safety
The main mountain biking car park, off Majors Road, will be closed from 5 October through to the end of November while construction is underway. Visitors are asked to use alternate parking and entrance options during this time.
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Para Wirra Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
The purpose of the closure is to ensure the safety of the public during a pest control within the park. Please see details link for dates of the closure.
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Para Wirra Conservation Park
Public safety
Phoenix and Lady Pearce trails are closed for public safety.
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Parndana Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Porter Scrub Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Scott Creek Conservation Park
Public safety
A section of Scott Creek Conservation Park is reopen for public access. The Western side of Dorset Vale Road (see link to map) is now open for public access. Please note that the rest of the park remains closed for public safety
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Seddon Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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Spaniards Gully Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Full park closure to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from 6am Saturday, 20 February 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 February 2021 and 6am Saturday, 20 November 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 November 2021.
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Talapar Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Talapar Conservation Park will be closed from 6:00pm Sunday 17th October until 6:00am Sunday 24th October 2021 for a pest control program in the park.
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Telowie Gorge Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Full park closure to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from 6am Saturday, 20 February 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 February 2021 and 6am Saturday, 20 November 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 November 2021.
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The Dutchmans Stern Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Full park closure to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from during March and November 2021. See link for more details.
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The Napperby Block of Mount Remarkable National Park
Pest/Animal control
Full closure of the Napperby Block to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from 6am Saturday, 20 February 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 February 2021 and 6am Saturday, 20 November 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 November 2021.
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Vivonne Bay Conservation Park
Bushfire or emergency
This park is closed for public safety and fire recovery purposes until further notice.
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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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Wirrabara Range Conservation Park
Pest/Animal control
Full park closure to ensure public safety during the pest control operation from 6am Saturday, 20 February 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 February 2021 and 6am Saturday, 20 November 2021 until 2pm Friday, 26 November 2021.
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