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

Closure status: Entire park is closed to the public

Category:
Park or facility closure
Applies:
1 December 2020 to 30 June 2021
Published:
26 November 2020 4:24pm
Updated:
16 December 2020 8:57am
ID:
20448

This alert applies to the following park:

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 2021:

  • 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 2021:

  • 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.

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