Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park

Ormiston Gorge Ranger Station phone: 08 8956 7799

Simpsons Gap Ranger Station phone: 08 8955 0310

Park sitesAccessComments Forecast opening
Tjoritja / West MacDonnell National Park Open

Substantial bushfire damage in the area. Follow all local warning signs, or direction from a ranger.

Do not walk in areas recently burnt unless wearing sturdy footwear, in case of still smouldering embers.

Do not camp near fire damaged trees.

 
Birthday Waterhole Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ellery Creek Big Hole Open NA
Dolomite Walk Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Glen Helen Gorge Open   NA
Hugh Gorge Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ochre Pits Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Aranda Walk Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ormiston Gorge Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ghost Gum Lookout Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ormiston Pound Walk: Ormiston Gorge Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Ghost Gum Loop Walk Closed Closed for burn offs in the area. 
Redbank Gorge Open   NA
Simpsons Gap Open  NA
Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path Open   NA
Serpentine Gorge Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Serpentine Chalet Open Follow all local advisory signs. NA
Larapinta Trail
Larapinta Trail Open

All 12 sections of the Larapinta Trail are now open.  Please note that a majority of the Trail has been effected by bushfire in January 2019.  Please follow all temporary track markers.

Please read our information on how to beat the heat in the NT and review the Current Conditions on the trail.

 
Section 1 - Telegraph Station to Simpsons Gap Open   NA
Section 2 - Simpsons Gap to Jay Creek Open   NA
Section 3 - Jay Creek to Standley Chasm Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 4 - Standley Chasm to Birthday Waterhole Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 5 - Birthday Waterhole to Hugh Gorge Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 6 - Hugh Gorge to Ellery Creek Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 7 - Ellery Creek to Serpentine Gorge Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 8 - Serpentine Gorge to Serpentine Chalet Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 9 - Serpentine Chalet to Ormiston Gorge OpenFollow all temporary track markers NA
Section 10 - Ormiston Gorge to Finke River Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 11 - Finke River to Redbank Gorge Open Follow all temporary track markers NA
Section 12 - Redbank Gorge to Mt Sonder return Open Follow all temporary track markers NA

Last updated: 14 January 2020

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