Located 468 km west of Katherine along the Northern
Territory/Western Australia border, Keep River National Park is noted
for its striking landforms.
Short-eared rock wallabies, white-quilled rock pigeons and sandstone
shrike thrush are some of the interesting animals that inhabit this
The most comfortable months to visit the Park are from May through
to the end of August, when temperatures range from 35 degrees Celsius
max down to 10 degrees Celsius min.
How to Get There
The Park entrance is 3 km east of the NT/WA border. Formed gravel
roads suitable for 2WD vehicles lead to the main attractions. During
the wet season roads may be closed due to flooding. All vehicles are
restricted to formed roads.
Two camping areas have been provided: Gurrandalng, located 18km from
the Park entrance and Jarnem, located 31km from the Park entrance.
Camping facilities include tables, barbecues and pit toilets. Drinking
water is available at two sites within the Park. Generators are
permitted in the park at the Gurrandalng campground only, but must be
turned off by 8:30pm.
Generators are permitted in the park at the Gurrandalng campground only but must be turned off by 8:30pm.