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

  • Territory beach an Australian Clean Beach winner

    Territory beach an Australian Clean Beach winner

    14 August 2015  | Ministerial Release

    Garig Gunak Barlu National Park on the Cobourg Peninsula is a Keep Australia Beautiful Australian Clean Beaches Award winner.

    NT Parks and Wildlife Minister Bess Price and Environment Minister Gary Higgins welcomed the win announced at the national awards in Darwin this evening.

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  • Lots of activities at the Red Centre Bird Festival

    Lots of activities at the Red Centre Bird Festival

    14 August 2015  | Departmental Release

    The 2015 Red Centre Bird Festival is full of fabulous activities that will keep all bird lovers entertained.

    "This is a great opportunity for people to learn about birds, bird watching and how they can get more involved and further enjoy the great outdoors of Central Australia," said Scott Pullyblank, Curator of Life Sciences at Alice Springs Desert Park.

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  • Birdwatching tag along tour last event of weeklong Red Centre Bird Festival

    Birdwatching tag along tour last event of weeklong Red Centre Bird Festival

    11 August 2015  | Departmental Release

    The Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) and local bird watching experts from the Birdlife Central Australia group will run the last event of this year's weeklong Red Centre Bird Festival 2015 – a birdwatching tag along tour at the Owen Springs Reserve on Sunday 23 August.

    PWCNT Senior Ranger, Sheridan Martin said the tour provides an opportunity to learn more about Central Australia's amazing birdlife and to bird watch in the field with local experts.

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  • Have your Say

    Have your Say

    8 August 2015  | News Story

    A survey has been posted on Facebook to get feedback about the Territory Parks Alive Program, which is offered every year from 1 May to 30 September.

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  • Heritage Talk at Owen Springs Reserve

    Heritage Talk at Owen Springs Reserve

    4 August 2015  | Departmental Release

    Visitors and locals are invited to a free heritage talk being held at the Old Owen Springs Homestead ruins in Owen Springs Reserve, Sunday 16 August.

    Parks and Wildlife Commission NT senior ranger Sheridan Martin said those attending would be given an insight into the Reserve's fascinating early European history.

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  • Awards celebrate hard work of NT Rangers

    Awards celebrate hard work of NT Rangers

    29 July 2015  | Ministerial Release

    The outstanding work of Northern Territory rangers will again be celebrated through the annual Northern Territory Ranger Awards.

    Minister for Parks and Wildlife, Bess Price, said tonight's awards recognise the work that rangers do to make our parks safe and to preserve our environment and its assets for all Territorians.

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