Permits may be required to access some parks or to perform certain activities within our parks. Please check the specific park information page, visit our Permits webpage or contact the Parks Permit Office on Ph: (08) 8962 4599 or email: pwpermits@nt.gov.au.

Conditions and access to Parks can change at short notice. We strongly advise checking this site during the planning of your trip as well as before departure.

The responsibility for road closures lies with the Department of Infrastructure, for up to date information on road closures please call 1800 246 199 or visit their website Road Report Website. This site is updated during business hours, Monday to Friday as conditions change.

Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Attack Creek Historical Reserve C/A
Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Barrow Creek Telegraph Station Historical Reserve Open
Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Connells Lagoon Conservation Reserve Closed Flooding in area, roads are impassable
Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Iytwelepenty / Davenport Ranges National Park Open; 4WD Only Road conditions are rough and sandy
Old Policeman's Waterhole Open
4WD Only
Road conditions are rough and sandy Edit
Whistleduck Campground Open
4WD Only
Road conditions are rough and sandy Edit
Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Karlu Karlu / Devils Marbles Conservation Reserve Open;
Park Sites Access Comments Forecast Opening  
Tennant Creek Telegraph Station Historical Reserve Open

Latest News

  • Geology talks at Ormiston Gorge

    Geology talks at Ormiston Gorge

    7 July 2015  | Departmental Release

    Locals and visitors are invited to learn more about the natural values of the central Australian ranges through an informative talk at Ormiston Gorge.

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  • Be clean and safe this Territory Day

    Be clean and safe this Territory Day

    30 June 2015  | Departmental Release

    Territorians are urged to be responsible with fireworks this Territory Day and pick up their rubbish.

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  • Glass ban making our most popular parks safer for everyone

    Glass ban making our most popular parks safer for everyone

    26 June 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Glass will be banned in 15 of the Northern Territory's most visited waterholes from July 1.

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price said this new by-law will protect visitor safety, particularly around the edge of the water.

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  • New signs warn swimmers of hidden dangers

    New signs warn swimmers of hidden dangers

    23 June 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price has today unveiled a new sign warning of the dangers of Territory waters as a result of the drowning death of a young girl last year.

    "Not only are crocodiles and box jellyfish an ever present risk to anyone entering the water around Darwin, the monsoonal conditions can also create strong rips and currents, making swimming conditions difficult," Mrs Price said.

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  • Be Crocwise

    Be Crocwise

    19 June 2015  | News Story

    We have just launched our 'Be Crocwise in your Community' videos. The videos aim to increase crocodile awareness in Indigenous communities and raise awareness of the Be Crocwise campaign across the NT.

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  • New Be Crocwise educational video launched

    New Be Crocwise educational video launched

    19 June 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife Bess Price today visited Barunga School to launch the new Be Crocwise educational video aimed at teaching remote communities about the dangers of crocodiles.

    "Research has shown the highest risk demographic for crocodile attacks is young men in the 18-35 age group who participate in swimming, wading, fishing and boating, with attacks becoming prevalent in remote Indigenous communities," Mrs Price said.

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