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Fire bans and restrictions

Fire bans in national parks

All open fires, liquid fuel and gas stoves are banned in all South Australia's national parks on days declared a Total Fire Ban by the Country Fire Service (CFS). Total Fire Bans are also communicated through the media, including ABC radio.

Parks may be closed to visitors on Total Fire Ban days or days of high fire risk.

Fire restrictions in national parks

Fire restrictions will be declared during the fire danger season for all parks, reserves and wilderness protection areas managed by the department.

People intending to visit the parks are encouraged to familiarise themselves with these restrictions as dates and conditions vary depending on their location in a CFS Fire Ban District.

No wood or solid fuel fires are permitted in parks during these times and some parks have year-round bans on wood fires. All open fires, liquid fuel and gas stoves are banned in all parks on Total Fire Ban days as declared by the CFS.

Further information

Head here for more information on fire bans and restrictions in national parks.

To find out what you can and can't do during the Fire Danger Season and on Total Fire Ban days visit the Country Fire Service or call the CFS Fire Bans Hotline 1300 362 361.