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

Applies 15 May to 12 June 2020

This alert applies to the following park:

Camping is anticipated to reopen on the following dates:

The following camping areas south of Lakefield ranger base are anticipated to reopen on 13 June 2020 with reduced capacities:

  • 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 on 13 June 2020 with reduced capacities:

  • 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.

Please note, visiting these camping areas may be subject to current COVID19 travel restrictions and access may only be possible for local residents in the determination areas. Please see visit Department of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Partnerships to view determination areas and current information.

 

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Last updated:
15 May 2020