Infowalking distance: 3.2 km
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location: Gardens of Stone
driving distance: 130 km
driving time: 2:25 h
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Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area
Safety alerts: Roadworks along Glow Worm Tunnel Road
Minor roadworks along Glow Worm Tunnel Road are starting Monday 20 March 2023 until Thursday 6 April 2023. The road won't be closed however there will be traffic management in place to guide vehicles around roadworks.
Take care and drive safely. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.
Closed areas: Closed trail due to damage
Bicentennial National Trail is closed to vehicle traffic from Cameron’s Point Junction through to Moffitt’s trail.
No through access to Baal Bone Gap Picnic Area or Gardens of Stone National Park.
There are several large bog holes on the trail that are impassable to all vehicles.
This closure may be extended depending on conditions, and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200.
Fire bans: Solid Fuel Ban
A solid fuel fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect until 30 April 2023 unless otherwise extended or removed. The fire ban applies to all areas of the park. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:
- They're under direct control of an adult
- The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
- There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.
Closed areas: Carne West Trail closed
Carne West Trail is closed from Monday 13 March 2023 until Friday 6 October 2023 for scheduled maintenance work.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Springvale Colliery email@example.com
Closed areas: Waratah Ridge Road closed
Waratah Ridge Road is closed to all traffic from 21 February 2022 until 30 June 2023 as part of the Wartime Remnants Clean up Project.
Fore more information please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
Safety alerts: Trail condition
A majority of the trails in this park are 4WD only. Glow worm tunnel road is suitable for 2 WD vehicles in dry weather.
Some trails are rough, have bog holes and some are steep in sections due to erosion caused by rainfall and flooding. Take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.
Gardens of Stone National Park
Closed areas: Ben Bullen trail (Moffits trail) closed due to trail damage
The following areas are closed until trail conditions allow repair work to be undertaken:
- Ben Bullen trail (Moffits trail) from Hutchinson Road heading east to the Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area boundary
- Baal Bone Gap picnic area
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Mudgee Area office on 02 6370 9000.