The Keep River National Park is a 569 km ² national park in the northwest of the Northern Territory, Australia.


The park is located on the border between the Northern Territory and Western Australia, 418 km south-west of Darwin and 468 kilometers west of Katherine. The nearest town is Kununurra, about 50 km away. Access to the park is possible via a gravel road from the Victoria Highway from. It can be traveled during the dry season by regular vehicles.


For thousands of years Aboriginal groups of Mirriuwoong and Gadjerong live in this area. In numerous places in the park traces of this settlement can be seen. At the Ginger Hill you will find interesting structures. For this region, typical rock paintings can be seen in Jarnem and Jinumum.

The national park is named after the river, the Keep River. He is first mentioned in 1894 by the ranchers Michael Patrick Durack and is probably named after Henry Francis Keep, who in 1888 explored the area.

The national park was founded in 1991.


The park is characterized by red sandstone formations similar to the Purnululu National Park.