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 - limited access

Some areas in this park are closed as a health and safety precaution due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Read below to check which areas of the park are open.

There has been substantial bushfire damage in the area. Follow all local warning signs, or direction from a ranger. Do not camp near fire damaged trees.

Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Birthday Waterhole Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ellery Creek Big Hole Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Dolomite Walk ClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Glen Helen Gorge Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Glen Helen Gorge WalkClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Finke River Two MileClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Hugh Gorge Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ochre Pits Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Aranda Walk ClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ormiston Gorge Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ormiston Gorge campground Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Showers closed for repairs.
Ormiston Gorge Kiosk Closed This area of the park is closed.  
Ormiston Pound Walk: Ormiston Gorge ClosedThis area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ghost Gum Lookout ClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Ghost Gum Loop Walk ClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Redbank Gorge Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Redback Gorge WalkClosedThis area of the park is closed.Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Simpsons Gap Open   NA
Simpsons Gap Bicycle Path Open   NA
Serpentine Gorge Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Serpentine Chalet C Closed This area of the park is closed. Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Larapinta Trail
Larapinta Trail Closed

This area of the park is closed as a health and safety precaution due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 1 - Telegraph Station to Simpsons Gap Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 2 - Simpsons Gap to Jay Creek Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 3 - Jay Creek to Standley Chasm Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 4 - Standley Chasm to Birthday Waterhole Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 5 - Birthday Waterhole to Hugh Gorge Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 6 - Hugh Gorge to Ellery Creek Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 7 - Ellery Creek to Serpentine Gorge Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 8 - Serpentine Gorge to Serpentine Chalet Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 9 - Serpentine Chalet to Ormiston Gorge Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 10 - Ormiston Gorge to Finke River Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 11 - Finke River to Redbank Gorge Closed  Re-opening 5 June 2020.
Section 12 - Redbank Gorge to Mt Sonder return Closed Re-opening 5 June 2020.

Last updated: 28 May 2020

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