Wet season closure: Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL)

Closure status: Entire park is closed to the public

Park or facility closure
1 December 2022 to 22 June 2023
7 November 2022 2:51pm
1 December 2022 9:17am

This alert applies to the following park:

Oyala Thumotang National Park (CYPAL) is closed for the wet season.

The following camping areas are anticipated to reopen 23 June 2023, subject to road and weather conditions:

  • Jerry Lagoon
  • Twin Lagoons 1
  • Twin Lagoons 2
  • 10 Mile Junction
  • Old Archer Crossing
  • Mango Lagoon 1
  • Mango Lagoon 2
  • Mango Lagoon 3
  • First Coen River
  • Second Coen River
  • Chong Swamp

The following camping areas are also anticipated to reopen 23 June 2023, however a 1 month booking horizon has been placed on these sites as access is often severely impacted post-wet season, requiring an extension to the wet season closure:

  • Vardons Lagoon
  • Governors Waterhole

The following camping area will remain closed until further notice for management purposes:

  • Horsetailer Waterhole

Please monitor park alerts for current information.

For further information please contact the Coen Ranger Base on (07) 4060 1137.

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