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Queensland wet weather

Check park alerts for the latest information on national parks access, closures and conditions.
See Queensland Fire and Emergency Services for emergency advice.

Wet season closure: Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL)

This alert applies to the following parks:

Rinyirru (Lakefield) National Park (CYPAL) is closed for the wet season. The park is anticipated to reopen on the following dates, subject to road and weather conditions.

The following camping areas south of Lakefield ranger base are anticipated to reopen 1 June 2019:

  • Kalpowar Crossing
  • Mick Fienn Waterhole
  • Dingo Waterhole
  • Old Faithful Waterhole
  • Kennedy Bend
  • Twelve Mile Lagoon – please note sites 7 and 8 will remain closed for cultural purposes.
  • Six Mile Waterhole
  • Old Laura Homestead
  • Horseshoe Lagoon
  • Welcome Waterhole.

The following camping areas north of Lakefield ranger base are anticipated to reopen 1 July 2019:

  • Sweetwater Lake
  • Annie River
  • Five Mile Creek
  • Seven Mile
  • Saltwater Crossing
  • Bizant River
  • Brown Creek
  • Basin Hole
  • Top Whiphandle Waterhole
  • Bottom Whiphandle Waterhole
  • Orange Plain Waterhole
  • Hann Crossing
  • Hanush’s Waterhole
  • Melaleuca Waterhole
  • Midway Waterhole.

Please monitor park alerts for current information.

Last updated
12 December 2018