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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 re-open on the following dates, subject to road and weather conditions.

The following camping areas south of Lakefield ranger base are anticipated to re-open 1 June 2018:

  • Kalpowar Crossing
  • Mick Fienn Waterhole
  • Dingo Waterhole
  • Old Faithful Waterhole
  • Kennedy Bend
  • Twelve Mile Lagoon
  • Six Mile Waterhole
  • Old Laura Homestead
  • Horseshoe Lagoon
  • Welcome Waterhole

The following camping areas north of Lakefield ranger base are anticipated to re-open 1 July 2018:

  • 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
19 December 2017