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
Old Policeman's Waterhole Closed Flooding in the area Edit
Whistleduck Campground Closed Flooding in the area 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

  • Joint Management Plans for Parks and Wildlife

    Joint Management Plans for Parks and Wildlife

    10 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    As proof of the Northern Territory Government’s commitment to the protection of its Parks three Joint Management Plans have come into operation.

    The Joint Management Plans are a partnership between the Northern Territory Government, Aboriginal Traditional Owners and other key stakeholders.

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  • Bewdy Buley!

    Bewdy Buley!

    10 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    Another step forward has occurred in the Litchfield National Park upgrades today with the awarding of the contract for works at Buley Rockhole.

    Locally based Indigenous contractors Intract Australia Pty Ltd has been awarded the $1.3 million contract to redesign facilities at Buley Rockhole.

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  • Territory Tidy Towns meets Be Crocwise for Kids Award

    Territory Tidy Towns meets Be Crocwise for Kids Award

    8 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    A new award sponsored by the Parks and Wildlife Commission of the NT (PWCNT) and presented by Keep Australia Beautiful and  Territory Tidy Towns, is helping to bring croc awareness to children in schools.

    The Territory Tidy Towns Awards have been celebrating the achievements of Territory communities for many years and in 2016 these awards will include a Be Crocwise in School award.

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  • Casuarina Coastal Reserve tenders open for works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek

    Casuarina Coastal Reserve tenders open for works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek

    4 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    The second round of tenders for the $10.68m investment into the Casuarina Coastal Reserve  has been released today to deliver revitalisation works at Dripstone Cliffs and Rapid Creek.

    The Reserve near Darwin’s northern suburbs is the Territory’s most popular park or reserve with approximately 900,000 visits each year.

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  • Track and Trek your way around with the Junior Rangers – registration now open

    Track and Trek your way around with the Junior Rangers – registration now open

    2 February 2016  | Ministerial Release

    Registrations for the Darwin and Katherine Junior Ranger programs are NOW OPEN

    The Northern Territory Junior Ranger program gets Territory kids out and about exploring their fantastic backyard; tracking, hiking and spotlighting their way on many adventures.

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  • Get active in Territory parks

    Get active in Territory parks

    29 January 2016  | Departmental Release

    The Northern Territory Government is working with the Alice Springs Town Council and the Heart Foundation to encourage healthy activities in Alice Springs and throughout the Territory’s parks.

    The Alice Springs Town Council’s Heart Foundation Walking Group will be walking around the Telegraph Station tomorrow morning as part of their weekly treks around town.

    Every week the group sets out from the Town Council Chamber and once a month they start in a different location – this month will be at the Telegraph Station.

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