Access to our Parks - Tennant Creek Region

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) 8999 4486 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.

*Please be aware the Barkly region has experience heavy rainfall during December-January that has led to significant stream rises and widespread flooding which has affected road access:

  • Until Murray Downs/Kurundi Roads re-open, Davenport Range National Park will remain inaccessible; and
  • Until Ranken Road re-opens, Connell's Lagoon Conservation Reserve will remain inaccessible.

Please keep an eye on this page for updates and take caution at all times while driving in wet conditions. Any rough driving on wet roads may further damage to them.

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 Closed Flooding in area, roads are impassable
Old Policeman's Waterhole Closed Flooding in area, roads are impassable Edit
Whistleduck Campground Closed Flooding in area, roads are impassable 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