Info

walking distance: 7.7 km
duration: 9:07 h
walking: 7:10 h
elevation diff: 661 m
location:
driving distance: km
driving time: h
water available:
parking: -33.1731,150.2378


gps tracks

Total distance: 14756 m
Max elevation: 935 m
Min elevation: 535 m
Total climbing: 1096 m
Total time: 04:58:43
Download file: 14-04-01emt.dawson.gpx

Video


Track notes

Trip notes
we used 5 litres of water each. there was a water source in the valley.
started the walk at 10am and it was way to late. we ended up setting up our camp in the dark.
relatively easy walk, even with extra water.
we slept in 2 sleeping bags and it was still a bit chilly.
Some pictures below are from a different walk (possibly to point Nicolson).
We didn’t find pagoda of death at all.


 

BELOW PREPARATION NOTES:

okolo 7km/dzien

wode trzeba miec na 2 dni
nocleg w jaskiniach. caniony i widoki.
wyjazd w sobote rano lub piatek wieczorem (camping w newnes).

mt_dowson

RedRocks
pagoda of death
IMG_3511
possible campsites at mt dowson
camp-cave-in-the-morning
P1010106

Alerts

Murray Valley Regional Park

Other incidents: Unsealed road access affected by rain and seasonal flooding
Unsealed road access to campgrounds and visitation areas in Murray Valley National and Regional Parks has been affected by recent high rainfall and seasonal flooding. Please check local weather conditions before entering these reserves.
Some roads have been closed due to flooding. Please do not drive through floodwater.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding
The following campgrounds are closed until further notice due to widespread flooding.
Many roads in these areas are closed and impassable due to changes in river height. All campgrounds will re-open as soon as they are safe.
Remember, it is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you'll need to reschedule your visit. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6966 8100.

Other planned events: Campground available for booking in Kyalite precinct
If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.
If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Kyalite (Murray Valley), please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.
If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Murray Valley National Park

Other incidents: Unsealed road access affected by rain and seasonal flooding
Unsealed road access to campgrounds and visitation areas in Murray Valley National and Regional Parks has been affected by recent high rainfall and seasonal flooding. Please check local weather conditions before entering these reserves.
Some roads have been closed due to flooding. Please do not drive through floodwater.

Closed areas: Fisherman's Bend Road closure - Millewa precinct
Fisherman's Bend Road in the Millewa precinct, from Tocumwal Road to River Road, is closed due recent high rainfall and seasonal flooding.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding
The following campgrounds are closed until further notice due to widespread flooding.
Many roads in these areas are closed and impassable due to changes in river height. All campgrounds will re-open as soon as they are safe.
Remember, it is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you'll need to reschedule your visit. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6966 8100.

Closed areas: Closed areas due to flooding
Woperana campgrounds are closed from Monday 18 July 2022 until further notice due to widespread flooding.
Many roads in these areas are closed and impassable due to changes in river height. All campgrounds will re-open as soon as they are safe.
Remember, it is never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you'll need to reschedule your visit. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6966 8100.

Closed areas: Limited access to Swifts Creek Campground
There is limited access to Swifts Creek Campground via the Cobb Highway due to water being over the road or wet conditions. Access is only available via Porters Creek Road or the River Road, near Picnic Point, Mathoura. Access to River Road is via Picnic Point Road.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Glenrock State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Areas closed for filming event
Some parts of this park will be closed for one day (date to be confirmed) between Thursday 1 September and Thursday 8 September 2022 for a filming event on Burwood Beach at Glenrock Lagoon.
The closed areas are:

  • The section of Scout Camp Road from Leggy Loop Carpark to the Scout Camp
  • Scout Camp Access Trail at Glenrock Lagoon onto Burwood Beach
  • Yuelarbah Link Track from the Yuelarbah Management Trail onto Burwood Beach at Glenrock Lagoon
  • The section of Yuelarbah Track and Great North Walk where it accesses Burwood Beach adjacent to Glenrock Lagoon
Vehicles can still access Leggy Loop Carpark.
Walkers can still access Burwood Beach and the Great North Walk north of Glenrock Lagoon via Yuelarbah Management Trail and Heath Track. Detour signs will be in place.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Dudley Beach carpark partial closure
Some parts of Dudley Beach carpark are closed from Monday 8 August 2022 to Sunday 15 October 2022 due to maintenance works to improve beach access.
The improvements include:
  • Upgrading the northern beach access stairs
  • Building a new viewing platform.
Dudley Beach will remain accessible from the carpark via the southern beach access throughout the project.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4946 4101.

Safety alerts: Hickson Street walking track partial closure
Hickson Street walking track is partially closed from Wednesday 20 July 2022 until further notice. The closure is due to structural damage that occurred to the walking track structure at the beach interface, as a result of recent coastal erosion and weather events.
Detour signage is in place to access Burwood Beach.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting national parks and state conservation areas. For more information, contact the NPWS Lower Hunter area office on 02 4946 4100.

Closed areas: Hickson Street lookout - Tower works
Works will be commencing on the Hunter water tower at Hickson Street lookout, to enable construction of a new communications tower. As such, there will be a walking track detour.
The minor diversion and will not impact on community access to the lookout. Directional signage will be in place.  
For further information please contact the local NPWS office on 02 4946 4100.

Scheyville National Park

Hazard reduction burns: Greenhood HR
There is a fire in this park called Greenhood HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Scheyville National Park partial closure due to hazard reduction burn
Scheyville horse riding trails are closed on Wednesday 17 August 2022 due to a hazard reduction burn. Please be mindful of smoke and increased traffic in the area. 

Closed areas: Scheyville National Park - areas closed for ground pest control operation
All of Scheyville National Park excluding Longneck Lagoon will be closed from between sunset to sunrise, Monday 16 May to Friday 1 July 2022, for ground pest control operations.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Murrumbidgee Valley Regional Park

Safety alerts: Murrumbidgee River - Moderate flood warning
Murrumbidgee River height may increase rapidly.
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. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life threatening situations call the emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Murrumbidgee Valley Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Murrumbidgee River - Moderate flood warning
Murrumbidgee River height may increase rapidly.
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. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life threatening situations call the emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

Closed areas: Berry Jerry precinct closed due to flooding
The Berry Jerry precinct of Murrumbidgee Valley National Park is closed due to flooding until Tuesday 30 August 2022. This closure may be extended if high water levels and/or ongoing wet weather continue.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7025.

Safety alerts: Murrumbidgee River - Moderate flood warning
Murrumbidgee River height may increase rapidly.
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. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life threatening situations call the emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Willandra National Park

Closed parks: Park closed due to localised rain
This park is closed from 26 April 2022 due to localised rain. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
Public council roads into the park may also be closed. Check https://www.carrathool.nsw.gov.au/visiting-our-area/road-conditions for up-to-date information.
For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
For more information, call the NPWS Riverina office on 02 6966 8100.

Closed areas: Willandra Cottage and Men's Quarters closed
The Willandra Cottage and Men's Quarters are closed until further notice while asbestos works are being undertaken. 
The Willandra campground remains open.
For more information, contact the Riverina NPWS office on 02 6966 8100.

Closed areas: Willandra group campground closed
The group campground at Willandra National Park is closed for sewerage infrastructure works. Willandra campground will remain open.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Sea Acres National Park

Closed areas: Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk partial closure
The Sea Acres Rainforest boardwalk is partially closed from Monday 8 August 2022 to allow for major ugrades to the structure.
Appoximately 500m of the boardwalk remains open, allowing out and back access. The access fee is reduced to half price. 
This work will be ongoing until mid-November 2022, and its duration will be weather-dependent. The partial closure will be reviewed on Tuesday 1 November 2022.
The Rainforest Centre and Rainforest Cafe remain open 7 days.
For further information email or call the Sea Acres Rainforest Centre on 02 5534 2770.

Closed areas: South Miners Beach stairs closed for maintenance
South Miners Beach stairs will be closed for maintenance from Tuesday 5 July 2022 until 19 August 2022
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Morton National Park

Closed areas: Glow Worm Glen walk closed
Glow Worm Glen and Glow Worm Glen walk near Bundanoon are closed until further notice. The area will be re-opened when works are completed to make the area safe.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to Yadboro Road closure
Pigeon House Mountain and Blue Gum Flat are currently closed due to road conditions - Yadboro Road has been closed to the general public by State Forest NSW.

Closed areas: West Rim walking track partial closure
Some parts of West Rim walking track are closed from Wednesday 6 July 2022 due to damage caused by severe wet weather. The closed sections will be re-opened when safe. The Main, Jersey and Richardson lookouts are open.
The closed areas include:

  • Paines lookout
  • The Grotto
  • Starkeys lookout
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Bundanoon Loop Road closed
Bundanoon Loop Road is closed to vehicles. This closure may be extended, depending on conditions. Vehicle access to Echo Point and Bonnie View remains open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Beehive Point Road and campground closed
Beehive Point Road is closed to allow for drainage and trail safety repair works to take place, as a result of ongoing landslide events. No access, including pedestrian is permitted at this time. For further information please send an email to the local office. 

Closed areas: Griffins walking track closed
Griffins walking track is closed until further notice due to heavy rain causing dangerous conditions including eroded creek crossings, potential rockfalls and landslips. The track will be re-opened when safe.
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 local park office.
See list of affected locations on park alerts page.

Closed areas: Erith Coal mine walking track closed
The Erith Coal Mine walking track is closed until further notice, due to a landslide. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Access to base of Belmore Falls prohibited
All access to the base of Belmore Falls is permanently closed, including from Hindmarsh and Belmore Falls lookouts and picnic areas.
Access is also closed to the top of Belmore Falls, including from the Belmore Falls Road causeway. This closure is to protect visitor safety.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Bundanoon Loop Road closed to vehicles
Bundanoon Loop Road is closed to vehicles until 2pm, Friday 22 July 2022. This closure may be extended if there is further wet weather.
You can can still access Echo Point and Bonnie View. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre - Cafe closed
The cafe at Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre is currently closed until further notice.  Light refreshments, including drinks, snacks and ice creams, are available for purchase from the Visitor Centre.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 bait disposal pit
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is disposing of used 1080 baits and baiting products in an approved disposal pit on NPWS National Parks land within the Fitzroy Falls area.
The burial of used baits and products will happen from Wednesday 16 March to Friday 16 September 2022. All bait material in the pit will be buried under at least 500mm of soil, and clear of waterways so as not to cause pollution of waterways. This is in accordance with the Pesticide Control Order (1080 bait products) 2019.
There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to the disposal pit site.
1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. 
For more information, email or call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244.

Closed areas: Camping closed due to flood and fire damage
Camping is closed at the following campgrounds due to fire damage and flooding. These areas are open for day use only:
  • Pauls Point – day use only
  • Sundeck – day use only
  • Sawyers – day use only
  • Burrawang – day use only
Some campgrounds may be affected by flood debris following heavy rain, and there may be steep sand walls to access sites.
Please be cautious and move onto another campgrounds if safety issues occur. There have been many changes to campgrounds along the river, including reduced campground capacity. Some sites also have extensive regrowth following fires.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:
  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 3 May 2022 and 10 October 2022 in Morton National Park around Touga, Talwong and Sassafras areas.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Nowra Depot on 02 4428 6300.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to landslide
The George Boyd area and 12 Mile Road west of Tin Mine Road are closed until further notice due to a landslip.
The area will open once repairs are complete.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Nicholas Pass track partly closed
Nicholas Pass track is partly closed from the base of Fairy Bower Falls to Tooth's walking track until further notice due to fallen trees.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: Notice of herbicide treatment program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service and WaterNSW will be conducting a herbicide treatment program between Tuesday 3 August 2021 and Wednesday 2 February 2022.
This treatment will mainly affect Lake Yarrunga foreshore areas along the Kangaroo River. The program involves the use of garlon 3A for the control of the weed ludwigia longifolia.
For further information, please email the NPWS Illawarra Highlands area office or call 02 4887 8244. 

Closed areas: Toorooroo campground closed due to damage
Toorooroo campground is closed due to fire and flood damage. Please check back for updates.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Ground Baiting Program
A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Thursday 21 October 2021 to 20 September 2022 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

Closed areas: 12 Mile Road closed
The 12 Mile Road from George Boyd lookout to Main Road 92 is closed due to flood damage
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Tianjara fire trail
Tianjara fire trail is closed. Please do not enter the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Dharawal National Park

Closed areas: 10C management trail closed
The 10C management trail in Dharawal National Park is closed due to landslides until further notice, the trail will be re-opened when cleared and assessed as safe.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Jingga walking track closed due to landslide
Jingga walking track is closed until further notice. The walking track is currently being repaired or upgraded. As soon as the track can be safely reopened, NPWS alerts will be updated.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Beni State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Trails closed due to wet weather and potential for vehicles to become bogged
Beni State Conservation Area access trails will be closed for the next 5 days, due to wet conditions and the real chance of vehicles getting bogged and potentially needing to be recovered by heavy tow vehicles. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
All vehicle access to Beni State Conservation Area is closed and access gates will be locked. Some walking activities may be still occur, however the current weather forecasts may not allow for an enjoyable experience.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Fore more information, please call NPWS Dubbo area office on 02 6841 7100.

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Gwydir Wetlands State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Park closed due to minor flooding
Gwydir Wetlands State Conservation Area is closed from Tuesday 9 August until further notice due to floodwater affecting the access road to the bird hide.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Marramarra National Park

Other planned events: Coba Ridge trail works
Please be aware maintenance works on the Coba Ridge (Neverfail) trail will occur from Wednesday 3 August to Friday 26th August 2022.
The trail will remain open during this time but you may experience short delays. Please use caution when walking in the area and obey on-site signage and directions from workers.
For further information please call the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400.

Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Mount Canobolas Summit precinct closed for redevelopment
The Mount Canobolas Summit precinct will be closed for redevelopment works from 7am, Tuesday 8 March 2022 until further notice. Please refer back to this alert for reopening times as they will be announced closer to the works completion.
Due to continued unauthorised access to to the summit precinct; Snowgum Walking Track and the top section leading to the summit of The Summits walking track, have been closed.
 
Park areas that remain open:
Towac Picnic Area, Mount Towac, Spring Glade Walking Track, Nature Walking Track, the section of The Summits Track linking Spring Glade to the Nature Walking Track, Orange View Picnic Area, Federal Falls Campground and Federal Falls Walking Track. 
 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please note that there will be increased traffic of work machinery and vehicles on the road during this development and new speed limits will be in place.
The summit may need to be accessed for contractor or emergency access to the summit regarding telecommunication towers during this time. Please contact the local park office on 02 6332 7640 on weekdays. On weekends, call the duty officer number on 02 8275 1740.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 fox ground baiting operation
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in this park from Thursday 1 September 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.
The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.
All baiting locations will be identified by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640 or send an email.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be ongoing between Tuesday 1 March 2022 to Wednesday 31 August 2022 along management trails in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.
Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

Yabbra National Park

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed
Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, and roadworks on Joes Box, South Yabbra, Yabbra Plains and Pocupar Roads.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Brisbane Water National Park

Closed areas: Brieses fire trail partial closure
The section of Brieses fire trail between Mooney Mooney Creek and Old Mooney Dam trail is closed until Sunday 4 December 2022 due to a landslip, making it unsafe for vehicles.
Signs are in place around closed areas. This area will re-open as soon as it is safe and repair works have been completed.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4320 4200.

Closed areas: Great North walk partial closure due to damaged bridge
The section of Great North walk between Reservoir Road, Somersby and Karool Road, Mooney Mooney Creek is closed until further notice due to a flood damaged bridge.
This area will re-open as soon as it is safe.
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 local park office.

Closed areas: Warrah Trig Road closed to vehicles
Warrah Trig Road is closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from recent rainfall events. The road has deep ruts and boggy sections, making it unsafe and impassable for vehicles.
The road is open to pedestrians and cyclists. However, please take care when traversing wet sections as they may be slippery.
Alternate pedestrian access to Warrah lookout is available via the Pearl Beach to Patonga fire trail. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4320 4200.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood warning
The Great North Walk between Karool Road at Mooney Mooney Creek and Reservoir Road at Somersby is closed from 8am Tuesday 5 July to 8am Thursday 7 July 2022 due to severe flooding.
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 local park office.

Yanga State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Willows campground closed
Willows campground and picnic area in Yanga State Conservation Area is closed due to wet weather. This closure will be reviewed on Tuesday 23 August 2022.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS area office on 03 5020 1764.

Other planned events: Notice of pest control operations
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting pest control operations Tuesday 9 August to Saturday 10 September 2022 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve ,and Yanga State conservation Area.
The programs include a baiting program using fresh meat baits and/or commercially prepared bait containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The baiting program will be conducted between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Ground shooting operations will also be conducted at opportune times between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022 at the Yanga Homestead & Woolshed precincts which will be closed to the public when operations are in action.
Aerial shooting operations are planned for Wednesday 7 September to Saturday 10 September 2022 in areas not open to the public.
For further information please call NPWS Yanga ranger on 03 5020 1764.

Hat Head National Park

Hazard reduction burns: Hat Head Village South HR
There is a fire in this park called Hat Head Village South HR. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Wollemi National Park

Closed areas: Glow Worm tunnel walking track closed
Access to Glow Worm Tunnel is currently closed from all track heads. Please note:

  • Glow Worm Tunnel walking track is closed from Wolgan Road, due to landslips and repair works on Old  Coach Road. The expected completion date is Wednesday 31 August 2022. However, the walking track to the tunnel from the Four Ways will remain closed after that date, until the track is safe. 
  • Glow Worm Tunnel Road is currently closed but will reopen by Saturday 20  August 2022, after repair works are completed. This will reopen access via the Newnes Plateau.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Coorongooba campground closed due to roadworks
Coorongooba campground is closed from Monday 25 July 2022 until Friday 19 August 2022.
This is due to urgent roadworks required to repair several water crossings, which were damaged by recent flooding. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage
The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:
  • California trail - closed until late December 2022
  • Martindale trail - closed until late January 2022
  • Hunter Main trail:
    • Sheepskin Hut trail to Raspberry Junction - closed until late December 2022
    • Raspberry Junction to Three Ways - closed until late December 2022
  • Mellong Range trail - closed until late November 2022
  • Commission Road - Open
  • Bulga Trail - closed until late November 2022 
Visitor areas that are currently closed include:
  • California Hut - closed until late December 2022
  • Sheepskin Hut - closed until 1 November 2022.
Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

Closed areas: Sheepskin Hut campground and picnic area closed
Sheepskin Hut campground and picnic area are closed for toilet repairs from Tuesday 21 December 2021 to Monday 31 October 2022. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga office.

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel road closed due to damage
Glow Worm Tunnel road is closed from the intersection of Waratah Ridge and Glow Worm Tunnel Road due to damage.
This road will re-open when safe to do so.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200

Closed areas: Dunns Swamp - Ganguddy campground closed - will reopen 27 August 2022
Dunns Swamp - Ganguddy campground is closed from Monday 9 May for upgrades and will reopen Saturday 27 August 2022. 
The access road will be closed to all vehicle traffic.  All campsites and picnic areas will also be closed.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: 1080 Fox Baiting Program in the Capertee Valley
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh meat baits and/or Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between the 1st of April 2022 and the 30th September 2022 in Wollemi National Park.  The program is to protect the endangered Brush Tail Rock Wallaby.
The following trails will be used as a part of this program:
  • Capertee River Trail, downstream (East) of the Coorongooba Campground
  • Canobla Gap Fire Trail
  • Capertee River North Trail
 
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
 
For further information please call NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Wollemi National Park on the following dates:
  • Wollemi-Yengo and Mudgee areas: Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022
  • Kanangra area: Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Area office for more information:
  • Kanangra area at Oberon: 02 6336 6200
  • Wollemi-Yengo area at Bulga: 02 6574 5555
  • Mudgee area at Mudgee: 02 6370 9000

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:
  • Wollemi National Park -  Newnes (Cricket Pitch camping area only)
  • Turon National Park - all camping areas
  • Marrangaroo National Park - main camping area
  • Abercrombie River National Park - all camping areas
  • Kanangra Boyd National Park - Kowmung river crossing 
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
 

Yanga Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of pest control operations
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting pest control operations Tuesday 9 August to Saturday 10 September 2022 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve ,and Yanga State conservation Area.
The programs include a baiting program using fresh meat baits and/or commercially prepared bait containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The baiting program will be conducted between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Ground shooting operations will also be conducted at opportune times between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022 at the Yanga Homestead & Woolshed precincts which will be closed to the public when operations are in action.
Aerial shooting operations are planned for Wednesday 7 September to Saturday 10 September 2022 in areas not open to the public.
For further information please call NPWS Yanga ranger on 03 5020 1764.

Yanga National Park

Other planned events: Notice of pest control operations
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting pest control operations Tuesday 9 August to Saturday 10 September 2022 in Yanga National Park, Yanga Nature Reserve ,and Yanga State conservation Area.
The programs include a baiting program using fresh meat baits and/or commercially prepared bait containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The baiting program will be conducted between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Ground shooting operations will also be conducted at opportune times between Tuesday 9 August to Monday 29 August 2022 at the Yanga Homestead & Woolshed precincts which will be closed to the public when operations are in action.
Aerial shooting operations are planned for Wednesday 7 September to Saturday 10 September 2022 in areas not open to the public.
For further information please call NPWS Yanga ranger on 03 5020 1764.

Closed areas: Yanga Visitor Attractions Closed
The following visitor attractions are currently closed;

  • Yanga Lake walking track
  • Yanga Lake Redgum bird hide
  • Yanga Lake viewing deck
  • Yanga Woolshed picnic area
For more information contact the Yanga Park Office on 0350 201 826.

Other incidents: Yanga Lake algae alert - potentially toxic
An amber alert for blue-green algae has been issued for Yanga Lake near Balranald.
The water should be considered as unsuitable for potable use, but generally suitable for water sports. However, people are advised to exercise caution in these areas as blue-green algae is toxic and may cause gastroenteritis in humans if consumed, as well as skin and eye irritations after contact.
Regatta Beach picnic area remains open. Please avoid contact with the water. For more information visit the Water NSW website.

Closed areas: Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds closed due to flooding
Woolpress Bend and Mamanga campgrounds are closed due to ongoing flooding. This situation is not expected to change in the foreseeable future. 
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Please reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 03 5020 1764.

Closed areas: Yanga National Park office closed - still taking phone calls and emails
Yanga National Park office is currently closed to the public due to COVID-19 restrictions. You can still contact us by phone or email for information.
Visitors can still access the historic Yanga Homestead precinct between 8.30am and 4.30pm daily. A self-guided tour offering exclusive access inside the homestead is available from Balranald Visitor Information Centre or Balranald Caravan Park. Call the visitor information centre on 1800 444 043 for more information.

Hunter Wetlands National Park

Closed areas: The Lane closed for maintenance
The Lane will be closed for maintenance from Monday 15 August to Friday 19 August 2022
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Lower Hunter Area office 02 4946 4100.

Safety alerts: Hunter Wetlands National Park
Sections of roads within Hunter Wetlands National Park have ben damaged from the recent flooding in the area. Please do not drive through floodwaters.
For more information, contact the Lower Hunter area office on 02 4946 4100.

Bald Rock National Park

Closed areas: Bald Rock National Park partial closure
The following areas are closed from 6am, Monday 1 August 2022 until 5pm, Friday 2 September 2022 to allow for roadworks along the existing fire trails:

  • Bald Rock Trig lookout
  • Border walk
  • Carrolls Creek walk
  • Little Bald Rock walking track
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Closed areas: Bungoona walking track closed
Bungoona walking track, which gradually climbs around the side of Bald Rock to the summit, will be closed from 8am Monday 15 August until 5pm Friday 26 August. This closure is to support maintenance and reconstruction works on the track.
The Rockface walk to the summit will remain open during this time, but is a hard walk directly up the face of Bald Rock.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Royal National Park

Other planned events: Walking track closures and delays
Helicopter operations will take place from 8.30am to 4pm on Thursday 18 August 2022 in Royal National park. The following areas will be affected:

  • Royal Coast track - Track closed between Figure 8 Pools and Otford lookout
  • Palm Jungle loop track closed
  • Figure 8 Pools - Access to Figure 8 Pools will only be possible from the Garawarra Farm carpark.
Please follow directions of NPWS staff in all affected areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: North Era campground closed
North Era campground is closed until further notice due to the effects of flooding and nearby closures of sections of Royal Coast track.
The area will re-open once it is safe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Royal Coast Track closed at Otford
The Coast Track is closed at Otford due to landslips. There is no alternative route from this point.
The area at Otford will remain closed until further notice.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Garie Road CLOSED
Garie Road is closed until further notice due to damage to the road surface.
This road may remain closed for some time to allow for extensive repairs, A reopening date is not currently known.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check Live Traffic NSW for updates before attempting to drive to Garie Beach.

Safety alerts: Lady Carrington Drive - Landslip
Lady Carrington Drive has been impacted by the recent rain. The surface is eroded and waterlogged. Use caution on rough and slippery surfaces. A portion of the track has been impacted by a landslip, trail users should pass this section without stopping.
 
For more information contact the local area office.

Safety alerts: Curra Moors track condition - be cautious
Sections of Curra Moors fire trail and walking loop track are in poor condition due to erosion. Please be cautious, and be aware of unstable edges.
Planning for repairs is in progress.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Partial Closure Coast Track Little Garie
The Coast Track is closed between Garie and Little Garie is closed until further notice due to rock falls and erosion.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Ironbark Flat toilets closed for upgrades
The Ironbark Flat toilets, next to Royal National Park Visitor Centre, are closed for upgrade works. There are temporary toilets on the northern side of the building, and the existing accessible restroom beside the Royal National Park Visitor Centre is open.
Visit the Audley Precinct upgrades web page for information about this project.
For more information, please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Closed areas: Werrong Beach track closed
Werrong Beach track is closed due to a land slip. Further information will be available following a geotechnical assessment.

Closed areas: Allambie Flat Toilets are closed
The toilets at Allambie Flat picnic area are closed due to construction of new toilets at this site. Alternative toilets are available at Bus Stop Flat and Ironbark Flat. 
Visit the Audley Precinct upgrades webpage For information about this project.
For more information please call the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.a

Kamay Botany Bay National Park

Other planned events: Delays on Cape Solander Drive
Please expect delays on Cape Solander Drive in Kamay Botany Bay Nationa Park on Wednesday 17 August and Thursday 18 August 2022, inclusive. The delays are due to essential tree maintenance works.

Closed areas: Bare Island bridge closed for upgrade
The Bare Island bridge will be closed from Monday 15 August 2022 for 3 to 5 days, depending on weather conditions. Works are being conducted to upgrade the condition of the stairs leading down to the rocks around the island.
For more information, please email the area office or call 02 9337 7037.

Closed areas: Road closed for upgrades
Construction of a new whale watching platform is underway at Cape Solander. The road from Yena to Cape Solander is closed to vehicles but open to pedestrians and cyclists.
Learn more about the improvements being made at Cape Solander and find out about other top whale watching locations around Sydney.
For more information, contact the NPWS Kurnell area office on 02 9968 2005.

Closed areas: Kurnell Visitor Centre closed for upgrades
Kurnell Visitor Centre is currently closed until further notice. The site is being prepared for a new visitor centre as part of the Kamay 2020 Project. 
Learn more about the improvements being made as part of the Kamay 2020 Master Plan Project or contact the local area office email.

Sydney Harbour National Park

Safety alerts: No access to picnic table and seats in shelters at Shark Island
Access is closed to the picnic table and seats in shelters at Shark Island. This is to allow for maintenance works to be carried out to repair these facilities. 

Closed areas: Bradleys Head toilets closed due to rockfall
The toilet block at Bradleys Head - Booraghee Amphitheatre is closed from Monday 1 August 2022 until further notice due to a rock fall.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: North Head scenic area closures
The following areas in the North Head scenic area will be closed while upgrades are underway:

  • North Head scenic drive is closed to vehicles past the Bella Vista Cafe 1 until early August 2022.
  • NPWS carparks 1 and 2 are closed until early August 2022.
  • Fairfax walking track and Fairfax Lookout are closed until November 2022 for the construction of the new lookouts.
  • There is no bus or large vehicle access past Q station
These closures may be extended without notice.
Parking at North Fort is open. Q Station, North Head Sanctuary and Bella Vista Cafe are open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Sydney North area office on 02 9451 3479 between 9.30am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 August 2022 and 31 January 2023 in Sydney Harbour National Park (Chowder Bay, Dobroyd, Bradleys, Georges, Middle & North Headlands (North Head includes the adjoining land of Sydney Harbour Federation Trust, Australian Institute of Police Management, and Quarantine Station). Don’t touch baits or ejector devices.
All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 9451 3479.

Closed areas: North Head partial closure
Some parts of North Head in Sydney Harbour National Park are closed due to fire damage and geological instability. The closed areas include:
  • Bluefish Point
  • Wastewater Treatment Plant emergency access road
  • Fairfax lookouts
The following areas are closed while upgrades are underway:
  • North Head Scenic Drive is closed to vehicles from NPWS carpark 1 from Monday 25 October 2021 to July 2022.
  • Fairfax walking track is closed until to November 2022.
  • NPWS carparks 1 and 2 are closed until July 2022
  • There is no bus or large vehicle access past Q station
These closures may be extended without notice.
Open areas include:
  • Q Station
  • North Head Sanctuary and Bella Vista Cafe (entry via North Fort)
  • Parking areas at North Fort
  • The track between Shelly Beach and Bluefish Drive
  • Bluefish Drive to the Avenue of Honour
  • Collins Flat Beach
  • Collins Beach Road
Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS) or Sydney North area office on 02 9451 3479 between 9.30am and 4.00pm, Monday to Friday.

Closed areas: Clark Island closure
Clark Island will be closed to the general public from 7th to the 9th June inclusively. NPWS area office 9337 7000.

Closed areas: Shark Island Closure
Shark Island will be closed to the general public on Wednesday 8th June to Thursday 9th June inclusive. NPWS Vaucluse Office 9337 7000.

Closed areas: Shark Beach closed during construction of replacement seawall
Replacement of the Nielsen Park seawall commenced on Tuesday 1 March 2022. Shark Beach, the promenade and kiosk are closed, and event and accommodation bookings for Nielsen Park will be suspended during the construction period (approximately 9 months).
From Tuesday 1 March 2022, closed areas:
  • Shark Beach and promenade
  • Nielsen Park kiosk, restaurant, Surf Club and Halbert Pavilion 
  • Steel Point Cottage and Gardners Cottage 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the project web page for more information.

Closed areas: Gardener's cottage closed due to construction
Gardeners Cottage is closed from March to December 2022 due to seawall construction at Shark Beach. 
For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Fort Denison closed
Fort Denison will be closed until late 2022.
Conservation and upgrade works are currently underway. Key elements include the construction of a new accessible wharf and maintenance and upgrade to buildings and services. Fort Denison will be closed to visitors until these works have been complete.
Penalties apply for non-compliance.
Standard work hours during the construction phase will be between:
  • 7am and 6pm Monday to Friday
  • 8am and 1pm on Saturday
Noise monitoring stations will be set up in Kirribilli and Cremorne to check any over-water noise so that it does not exceed legal levels. It is not expected to be high.
For more information, visit the project webpage or call the NPWS Sydney South area office on 02 9337 5511. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Other planned events: North Head Scenic Drive gate opening times
The North Head Scenic Drive gate opening times are:
  • From 1 October to 31 March - from 5am to 8.30pm
  • From 1 April to 30 September - 6am to 6pm

Closed areas: Bluefish Point closed
The Bluefish Point bushland area is closed to public access for public safety and to protect important plant and animal communities. For your safety and to help conserve the landscape, please stay on sign-posted walking tracks when visiting Sydney Harbour National Park.
The Shelly Beach to Bluefish walking track is open.

Other incidents: COVID-19 safety advice
Please plan ahead when visiting this park. Popular precincts may be closed at short notice to ensure visitation levels do not exceed COVID-19 social distancing requirements.
Due to the developing COVID-19 situation in NSW, please consult the latest NSW Government news and updates about COVID-19 for advice on required safety measures before visiting a park.
We encourage you to:
  • Plan your visit outside of the peak periods of 10am to 3pm.
  • Check this alert before leaving home and again before arriving at the park.
  • Be prepared to move on if it's not possible to park your vehicle or to maintain a COVID-safe distance from other visitors.

Safety alerts: Protect your picnic - native birds may steal your food
Birds at Nielsen Park are attempting to steal food from visitors' picnics and tables due to unauthorised feeding of local native birds. To try and reduce this unwanted behaviour, NPWS is asking visitors to not actively feed any wildlife and to please bring suitable methods to cover your food. These include storage containers with sealed lids or an umbrella to cover your picnic to reduce food visibility and access.
Please note, it is illegal to feed wildlife in a national park. NPWS officers are monitoring the area and fines apply if visitors are seen actively feeding birds and promoting this unwanted behaviour.

New England National Park

Other planned events: Areas closed for upgrades
The following areas are closed for public safety:

  • Eagles Nest walking track
  • Weeping Rock track east of the lower Lyrebird junction
  • This closure is likely to be in place until the end of the year. 
The closure is to allow NPWS to carry out maintenance works to upgrade Eagles Nest walking track. For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Closed areas: Sections of New England NP closed
Southern sections of the New England National Park are closed due to flood event impacts.  Hickeys Creek Road and West End Road are closed until further notice.

Safety alerts: New England Wilderness Walk wet weather warning
The Bellinger River catchment has experienced above average rainfall over the past few months and river levels can rise quickly with rain.  River crossings on the Wilderness Walk become extremely dangerous when river levels rise and walkers may become stranded.
Do not do the walk during periods of high river levels or forecast rainfall.
Check the Bureau of Meteorology for river levels and rainfall before setting off.
For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Cast office on phone 02 6652 0900.

Wallaroo National Park

Closed areas: Lone Pine Road closed for repair
Part of Lone Pine Road in Wallaroo National Park and Wallaroo State Forest will be closed from Monday 6 June 2022 until further notice, while damage to the road is being repaired. The closed area includes:

  • Lone Pine Road between Italia Road and Callaghans Trail
  • The Common picnic area
Signs and barricades will be in place around the closed areas. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Lone Pine Road closed - Wallaroo National Park
Part of Lone Pine Road in Wallaroo National Park and Wallaroo State Forest will be closed from Friday 29 July 2022 until further notice, while damage to the road is being repaired. The closed area includes:
  • Lone Pine Road between Italia Road and Callaghans Trail
  • The Common picnic area
Signs and barricades will be in place around the closed areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Callaghans Trail closed for repairs
Part of Callaghans Trail in Wallaroo National Park will be closed from Monday 13 June 2022 until further notice, while damage to the road is being repaired. The closed area includes:
  • Callaghans Trail between Limeburners Creek Road and Lone Pine Road
Signs and barricades will be in place around the closed areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Mount Kaputar National Park

Closed areas: Waa Gorge closed due to wet weather
The following areas are closed from Friday 12 August 2022 until further notice, due to wet conditions:

  • Waa Gorge picnic area
  • Waa Gorge walking track
  • Mill-bullah waterholes  
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Narrabri park office 02 6792 7300.

Closed areas: Dawsons Spring nature trail partially closed
Dawsons Spring nature trail is closed from the Bundabulla Link track turn-off to the Summit track turn-off, due to tree fall damage. This section will remain closed until Thursday 1 September 2022. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Barwon area office on 02 6792 7300.

Closed areas: Barraba track closure
Barraba track is closed due to fire trail upgrades until Thursday 1 September 2022. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Barwon area office on 02 6792 7300.

Myall Lakes National Park

Closed areas: Stewart and Lloyds campground closed
Stewart and Lloyds campground will be closed from Sunday 14 August until Monday 14 November 2022 for wildlife management.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until further notice due to flooding:

  • Brambles Green
  • Dees Corner campground
  • Freshwater
  • Joes Cove
  • Mackaway Bay
  • Shelly Beach
  • Johnsons Beach
  • Two Mile Sands
  • Violet Hill
  • Wells campground
Please do not enter these areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Neranie Campground & Picnic Area Closed due to flooding
Neranie campground and picnic areas closed until further notice due to water still laying over the campgrounds, boat ramp and day use areas.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until further notice due to heavy rain and flooding:
  • Mackaway Bay campground - closed until Saturday 6 August 2022
  • Brambles Green campground - closed until Thursday 15 September 2022
  • Violet Hill campground and picnic area - closed until Wednesday 3 August 2022  (Violet Hill boat ramp remains open).
NPWS staff regularly monitor conditions and will re-open areas as soon as it is safe to do so.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

Closed areas: Bombah Point ferry closed for maintenance
The Bombah Point ferry will be closed from Monday 30 May 2022, and will recommence operation on Thursday 1 September 2022. This is so essential maintenance and survey inspection work (out of water slipping) can be done.
For more information, contact the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

Closed areas: Closed Area due to blue-green algae
A Red Alert for blue-green algae has been issued in the following area:
  • northern area of Myall Lakes near Bombah Point
The following areas are closed:
  • Northern Broadwater picnic area
Do not undertake activities where you may come into contact with the water.
Blue-green algae levels will be monitored and the closures will be lifted as soon it is safe to do so.
Updates on blue-green algae blooms and red level warning areas can be found on the WaterNSW website.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Manning Great Lakes area office on 02 6591 0300.

Closed areas: Mungo track partial closure
Mungo Track is closed between Tamboi and Brambles Green campground from Monday 29 November until Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to damaged boardwalk. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.
 

Closed areas: Mungo Brush South campground closure
Mungo Brush south campground is closed from Wednesday 1 June 2022 until Thursday 15 September 2022 for winter maintenance. There is no public access during this period.  Please follow all safety signage and directions from staff. Mungo Brush north campground will remain open.  

Closed areas: White Tree Bay campground and picnic area closed for works
The White Tree Bay campground and picnic area are closed from Tuesday 10 May to Wednesday 14 September 2022 for annual winter maintenance.
There is no public access during this time. Please follow all safety signage and directions from staff.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For any further information, please contact the Booti Booti Office on 02 6591 0300.

Closed areas: Sunnyside campground closed
Sunnyside campground will be closed indefinitely until major works have been completed.

Blue Mountains National Park

Closed areas: Parts of Blue Mountains National Park closed
Many walking tracks, roads and fire trails within Blue Mountains National Park remain closed following sustained wet weather, subsequent geological instability or infrastructure upgrades. As sites are opened, we remind visitors that these areas have been subject to long periods of high rainfall, and landslides, rockfall and treefall can occur without notice.
Please check which areas are closed before travelling.
The following areas are closed:
Katoomba and Leura

  • Giant Stairway
  • Dardanelles Pass
  • No access to Scenic World from Echo Point via Giant Stairs and Dardanelles Pass
  • Federal Pass (west of Scenic World) 
  • Sublime Point fire trail
  • Gordon Falls track and lookout closed due to trackwork
  • Lone Lyrebird track between Gordon Road and the War Memorial, due to a major washout
  • Lillian's Bridge track - closure at junction of Inspiration Point track. No through access to Valley of the Waters and the Conservation Hut due to a major landslide.  
  • Prince Henry Cliff walk between Gordon Falls lookout and Olympian lookout, due to landslides. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • Prince Henry Cliff walk between Echo Point and Cliff View lookout due to trackwork
  • Lady Darley track to Prince Henry Cliff walk due to track work
  • Amphitheatre track
  • Bridal Veil lookout (west of Leura Cascades) is closed until the end of August 2022 for upgrade works
  • Golf Links lookout to Carleton Road, Leura, is closed Monday to Friday for trackwork
  • Golden Stairs
  • Glenraphael Road and Narrow Neck trail due to major landslide
  • Ruined Castle walking track 
  • Six Foot Track - Nellies Glen to Megalong Valley
Wentworth Falls
  • Nature track closed between Edinburgh Castle Rock and Lillian's Bridge due to landslide
  • Valley of the Waters closed below Roberts Pass
  • Charles Darwin walk
  • National Pass
  • Wentworth Pass
  • Conservation Hut
  • Valley of Waters Picnic Area
  • Kedumba Pass Fire Trail
  • Kedumba River Crossing campground
  • Ingar Road is closed where it traverses private property at the west end. Ingar campers must walk in via Anderson's or Bedford Roads
  • Little Switzerland Drive and Chester Road Fire trails will be closed from the 8th August until the 16th September to allow for road works.  No through access to Rocket Point and Wentworth Falls.  
  • Empress Canyon until Friday 19 August to allow for track repairs.  Empress Canyon remains open on weekends.
Blackheath, Medlow Bath, Megalong Valley, Mount Victoria and Bells Line of Road
  • Govetts Leap Lookout and Picnic Area
  • Govetts Descent
  • Horse track
  • Rodriguez Pass
  • Braeside walking track due to track work (Braeside Road is open to cyclists and walkers)
  • Evans lookout due to upgrade work
  • Perrys Lookdown campground
  • Base of Pierces Pass to Blue Gum Forest and Burra Korain Flat along Grose River
  • Victoria Falls walking track
  • Pulpit walking track and Pulpit Rock lookout
  • Walls Cave walking track due to trackwork
  • Green Gully and Dunphy's Campground are closed until 31st August with no access for all vehicles, cyclists and walkers due to land slip.
Lawson, Woodford, Hazelbrook
  • Murphys Glen Road closed to all  vehicles (open to walkers and cyclists - weekends only) until 19th August to allow for flood repair works.
  • Murphys Glen campground closed until 31 August 2022 to allow for roadworks and campground improvements
  • Bedford Creek Fire Trail is closed to all vehicles and pedestrians until Friday 19th August to allow for flood repairs.  Walkers and cyclists permitted on the weekends.  
Faulconbridge, Springwood, Glenbrook
  • Martins Lookout track to Glenbrook Creek is closed for walking track works until Friday 30 September 2022
  • Euroka campground closed until Thursday 11th August 2022
Canyons and rock climbing
  • Climbing and canyoning areas in the Blue Mountains are open unless the access road is closed or the site is listed in this alert
  • Empress Canyon - Access via West St only.  Exit via Valley of the Waters to Conservation Hut.  
Grade 5 tracks and off-trail areas
Grade 5 tracks and off-trail areas are open, excluding those listed below. Grade 5 tracks are for very experienced bushwalkers with specialised skills such as advanced navigation and emergency first aid. Please visit this page for further information on track grades.
If you plan on embarking on Grade 5 tracks or undertaking off-trail activities, please be aware of the likelihood of changed conditions and consider current safety advice.
Closed Grade 5 tracks:
  • Mount Solitary loop due to landslides near Ruined Castle
  • K2K (Kanangra to Katoomba) access only available from Kanangra Walls. Green Gully, Dunphy's Campground and Narrow Neck trail are closed. Also note: Due to the ongoing wet conditions, Coxs River can flood at short notice and may be impassable. Walkers should check conditions before departing.
  • Rodriguez Pass
  • Govetts Descent
  • Horse track
  • Vera Falls and Hippocrene Falls walking tracks
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Entry to Burralow Creek campground via Tabaraga Ridge fire trail closed
The only access currently open to Burralow campground is via Paterson Range fire trail. Enter near the Bilpin Fruitbowl, via Bells Line of Road. 4WD access only.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 4632 4500.

Closed areas: Conservation Hut and Evans lookout visitor precinct upgrades - Areas closed
The following areas are closed for upgrades until late September 2022:
  • Evans lookout, Blackheath
  • Conservation Hut
  • Valley of the Waters picnic area, Wentworth Falls 
The works include construction of new accessible toilet blocks, pathways and improvements to the lookouts and carparks.
The carparks, toilets and lookouts will be closed during construction.
Walking track access will be provided to walking tracks that are open. Track closures are updated regularly, check the NPWS alerts page for updates.
The upgrades are part of the NSW government infrastructure investment. More detail can be found on this web page or by calling the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Govetts Leap lookout
The visitor precinct at Govetts Leap lookout in Blue Mountains National Park, Blackheath is closed for upgrades from Thursday 11 August 2022 to February 2023.
The carpark and lookout will be closed during construction.
Blue Mountains Heritage Centre and the toilets at Govetts Leap lookout will remain open.
Access to walking tracks will be provided to tracks that are open. Track closures are updated regularly. Check the NPWS alerts page for updates.
The works include improvements to the lookout and carpark, and construction of new accessible pathways in the area.
The upgrades are part of the NSW government infrastructure investment. More detail can be found on this webpage or by calling Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Woodford Oaks trail closure
Woodford Oaks trail is closed between Woodford and Glenbrook on weekdays from Monday 1 August to Friday 26 August 2022 for fire trail maintenance.
The trail will remain open on Saturday and Sunday.
Heavy earthmoving equipment including trucks will be in operation. There is no visitor access during this time.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Closed areas: Empress Canyon closed due to track repairs
Empress Canyon of Blue Mountains National Park is closed Monday to Friday from Wednesday 10 August until Friday 19 August 2022 to allow for track repairs.
Empress Canyon is open during weekends. Access is via West Street only.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

Closed areas: Fire trails closed for works
The following trails in Blue Mountains National Park will be closed on weekdays from Thursday 28 July to Friday 26 August 2022 for maintenance works:
  • Shaws Ridge
  • Blue Gum Swamp
  • Bees Nest Hill
  • Springwood Ridge
The trails will remain open on Saturday and Sunday.
Heavy earthmoving equipment including trucks will be in operation. There is no visitor access during this time. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 4720 6200.

Safety alerts: Grose Valley walking tracks - Experienced walkers only
Walking tracks that are open in the Grose Valley (Blue Mountains National Park) may become indistinct with fallen trees and wash outs due to recent flood events. Experienced walkers only. 
For more information, contact the NPWS Blackheath Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877. 

Closed areas: Dunphys campground closed due to landslip
Access along Megalong Valley Road to Dunphys campground is closed due to landslides. Blue Mountains City Council are working on the road with an expected completion date of Wednesday 31 August 2022. This closure may be extended, depending on conditions.
For more information, contact the Blackheath Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877. 

Other incidents: Oaks Singles track undergoing maintenance
Maintenance works are underway on Oaks Singles track from Friday 28 January 2022, due to erosion issues and major safety concerns.
The track will undergo vegetation maintenance followed by the addition of sandstone surface. The works are to stabilise some sections and rock armouring in poorly drained sections.
For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 4632 4500.

Closed areas: Ingar Road Closed
Ingar Road is closed to all access where it traverses through private property at the end of Queen Elizabeth Drive. There is no vehicle access to Ingar campground. Campers must hike in via a publicly accessible route (via Andersons fire trail or Bedford Road).    

Other planned events: Notice of Ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Blue Mountains National Park from Monday 2nd May to Wednesday 2nd November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Kanangra NPWS area office at Oberon on 6336 6200 for more information.

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed
Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed until further notice. This includes Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury-Nattai area office on 02 4588 2400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Livingstone National Park

Other planned events: Shooting event Wrigley's Road Range
Please be ware the SSAA Wagga Branch is holding a shooting event at the Wrigley's Road Range from Friday 19 August to Monday 22 August 2022.
If you are planning on using the Livingstone Multi Use Trail during this time please be aware that there may be increased noise coming from the SSAA Range next door.

Safety alerts: Potential for unexploded ordnances (UXO) in Livingstone National Park
There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.
There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.
If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.
For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Livingstone State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Shooting event Wrigley's Road Range
Please be ware the SSAA Wagga Branch is holding a shooting event at the Wrigley's Road Range from Friday 19 August to Monday 22 August 2022.
If you are planning on using the Livingstone Multi Use Trail during this time please be aware that there may be increased noise coming from the SSAA Range next door.

Brindabella National Park

Closed areas: Campground and trail closures
McIntyres and Lowells campgrounds are closed from Tuesday 16 August to Saturday 20 August 2022 due to hazardous trail conditions caused by wet weather.
Follys Trail, Waterfall Trail, McIntyres Trail and Lowells Flat trail will also be closed during this time. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Closed areas: Coree Summit trail closed
Coree Summit trail is temporarily closed to vehicles from Monday 25 July 2022 until further notice, while NPWS addresses safety issues for vehicles at the site. Pedestrian and bicycle access is still permitted on the trail. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Watchimbark Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Mernot Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Ben Halls Gap Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Wingen Maid Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Wallabadah Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Curracabundi National Park

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Camerons Gorge Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Curracabundi State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Camerons Gorge State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Monkeycot Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control program
This park is closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 for an aerial pest control operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Towarri National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed for aerial pest control program
The majority of Towarri National Park will be closed from Monday 22 August to Sunday 28 August 2022 to allow NPWS to undertaken an aerial pest control program.
The Washpools campground and picnic area will remain open during this period.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Mungo National Park

Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition
Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires.
There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

Closed areas: Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail
Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 for maintenance works and signage upgrade.
The section from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Homestead site remains open to cycling and walking.
Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci Pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles so cycle with caution.

Other planned events: Barbecues unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre
The gas barbecues are currently unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre. A new gas barbecue has been ordered for this area. Please use the gas barbecues in Mungo Main campground until the Visitor Centre one is operational. 

Closed areas: Belah campground closure
Belah campground is closed until further notice.
This closure remains in place while site protection works are completed on the Mungo Self-guided Drive Tour road.
Ongoing wet weather is further delaying the programmed works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Mungo self-guided drive - partial closure
Mungo self-guided drive tour road (from Red Top lookout) remains closed. Road works have commenced to undertake cultural site protection and improvements to the road surface. 
These works will take some time to complete and ongoing wet weather is delaying the works program.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Mungo State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Unsealed Council access roads in variable condition
Council-managed access roads to Mungo National Park are unsealed and in variable condition. Before travelling on any unsealed roads, please check road condition reports for Balranald, Wentworth and Central Darling Shires.
There are numerous access routes to Mungo National Park and conditions can change quickly due to the weather.

Closed areas: Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail
Mungo Lakebed bicycle trail is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 for maintenance works and signage upgrade.
The section from Mungo Visitor Centre to Zanci Homestead site remains open to cycling and walking.
Other options for cycling include the Walls Road and Zanci Pastoral loop. These park roads are shared with vehicles so cycle with caution.

Other planned events: Barbecues unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre
The gas barbecues are currently unavailable at Mungo Visitor Centre. A new gas barbecue has been ordered for this area. Please use the gas barbecues in Mungo Main campground until the Visitor Centre one is operational. 

Sturt National Park

Closed areas: Middle Road West Closed due to water over the road
Middle Road West (between Toona Gate Road and Cameron Corner Road) is currently closed due to water over the road and slippery surfaces.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Tibooburra NPWS office on 80913308

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt National Park
There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) 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)
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and/or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

Safety alerts: Sealing of the Silver City Highway north of Tibooburra
The Roads and Maritime Service has begun sealing the section of the Silver City Highway north of Tibooburra. Be aware of tankers carting water from dams on Sturt National Park, and expect to see water tankers on the road from Olive Downs out to the Silver City Highway, and on the Jump Up Loop Road south of Mount King. For further information call the Tibooburra NPWS office on 08 8091 3308.

Nattai National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing baiting program using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 28 June 2022 and Wednesday 28 December 2022  in Nattai National Park.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Glenbrook area office on 02 4720 6200.

Watagans National Park

Closed parks: Watagans National Park closed due to landslips and road damage
Watagan National Park Forest Road is temporarily closed from the junction of Bowmans Road, restricting access to Watagan National Park and Heaton State Forest. This is due to unsafe road conditions following high rainfall and landslips. The following visitor areas will not be accessible during the closure:

  • Boarding House Dam
  • Gap Creek
  • Monkey Face lookout
  • Georges Road lookouts
  • Heaton lookout
  • Taylors Road lookout
  • Watagan Forest Headquarters campground
  • Macleans lookout
  • Hunters lookout
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters or flood affected areas, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.
For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
For information about closures in nearby State Forests, please refer to the Forestry Corporation of NSW website for closures and notices.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Safety alerts: Landslip on Watagan Forest Road
A landslip has recently occurred below Watagan Forest Road between Pile Road and Carrolls Road. Vehicle access is now restricted to a single lane. Please slow down, exercise caution and don't overtake other vehicles. The road may need to be closed if heavy rain threatens the site. 
For further information please contact the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to road damage and landslide
There is no visitor access along Bangalow Road due to significant road damage and new landslides on this road and nearby Mount Faulk Road. The following areas remain closed:
  • Bangalow campground
  • Gap Creek campground
  • Gap Creek picnic area 
  • Gap Creek Falls walking tracks
The entry gate will remain locked and there will be no visitor access, including pedestrians.
NPWS is aiming to have all work completed and visitor access restored before the end of December 2022. A new major landslide on nearby Mount Faulk Road on Thursday 7 July has now cut all access for planned heavy plant repair machinery to reach and repair the Bangalow Road landslips. Once the Mount Faulk Road landslip is repaired by Forestry Corporation, NPWS can schedule the repair of Bangalow Road landslips. 
For information about closures in nearby State Forests, please refer to the Forestry Corporation of NSW website for closures and notices.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Central Coast area office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000.

Safety alerts: Watagan Road (Also known as Heaton Road) partial closure due to landslips
Cessnock City Council's Watagan Road (also known as Heaton Road) is partially closed to all vehicles.
The closed section is from the cattle grid at the southern end of Heaton Road, Quorrobolong south, uphill to the second cattle grid at the Watagans National Park boundary.
This closure is due to another major landslip and fallen trees and rocks.
There is currently no access to Olney or Heaton State Forests or Watagans National Park, until the road is cleared and repaired. Roadworks that were planned to begin in May 2022 have been deferred to later this financial year.
For information about closures in nearby state forests, please refer to the Forestry Corporation of NSW website for closures and notices.
For more information, contact the local NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or Cessnock City Council on 02 4993 4100.

Closed areas: Click Creek fire trail
Click Creek fire trail is closed due to extensive storm damage. The trail will remain closed until maintenance works can be completed.
Penalties apply for non-compliance For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast area office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Mount Faulk Road closed due to major landslip
Mount Fault Road is closed until further notice due to a major landslip below Bangalow Road.
There is no vehicle or pedestrian access into Heaton State Forests or Watagans National Park due to the landslip, which has removed a larger section of the access road . Please avoid the area due to the high safety risk.
Road barriers are in place on the corner of Mount Faulk Road and Freemans Drive and the corner of Mount Fault Road and Heaton lookout Road.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Central Coast area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the Forestry Corporation of NSW website.

Closed areas: Watagan Forest Road closed
Watagan Forest Road is closed at the junction of Bowmans Road, restricting access to Watagan National Park. This is due to unsafe road conditions following high rainfall. The following visitor areas will not be accessible during the closure: 
  • Boarding House Dam
  • Gap Creek
  • Monkey Face lookout
  • Taylors Road lookout
  • Macleans lookout
  • Hunters lookout
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters or flood affected areas, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park.
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 local park office.

Safety alerts: Road closures
All roads in Watagans National Park are unsealed, and not readily accessible by 2WD vehicles. Closed roads include:
  • Watagan Forest Road
  • Carrolls Road
The closures are due to rain and 4WD damage. Please do not drive on these roads as they are hazardous, and recovery vehicles may not be able to reach a stranded vehicle driver.
For more information, please call the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Sugarloaf State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Area closed for walking track upgrage
Some parts of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area are closed from Thursday 4 August to Sunday 11 September 2022 due to walking track maintenance.
The closed area is the walking track to the Northern Lookout
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 4946 4100.

Closed areas: Brunkerville Trail closed due to flooding
The Brunkerville Trail is closed due to severe flooding. This closure will be reassessed Friday 2 September 2022.
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 Lower Hunter Area office 02 4946 4100.

Closed areas: Parts of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area closed
Parts of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area are closed for approved underground mining operations. The affected areas (see map) have been closed to protect visitor safety, because they're subject to subsidence and remediation activities from the mining operations.
Great North walk remains open. An update will be provided should this situation change.
If you're visiting the park, please be aware of subsidence and pollution incidents that took place in 2013, which were greater than what was expected from normal mining operations. These included a cliff fall in the north, and a subsidence and grout leak incident in the central part of Sugarloaf State Conservation Area. 
If you're planning to visit the park during this time, please stay on formed tracks and trails and observe all barriers, warning signs and safety messages. Areas subject to possible cliff fall or subsidence in both areas of the park are clearly marked.
For more information, call the NPWS Lower Hunter area office on 02 4946 4100. NSW National Parks safety page.

Kosciuszko National Park

Other incidents: Cross Country Ski Trail notice
Goldseekers track and Selwyn Cross Country Ski Trail are unmarked. Back country cross country skiing recommended for experienced skiers only.
For more information contact Tumut Region Visitor Centre on 02 6947 7025.

Closed areas: Elliott Way closed due to landslip
Elliott Way is closed due to a landslip from the Sue City gate to the Link Road gate. O'Hares campground on Elliott Way is accessible from Tumbarumba. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut Visitor Centre on 02 6947 7025.

Closed areas: Aerial pest control program
Between Monday 8 August and Friday 19 August 2022, part closures are in place for northern Kosciuszko National Park due to an aerial pest control program. The closed areas are:

  • Happy Jacks area
  • Tabletop and Four Mile area
  • Tolbar area including Swamp Creek
  • Tantangara Dam and surrounds
  • Nungar Plain area
  • Long Plain and Gooandra area
  • Lone Pine area in including Mt Morgan
  • Blue Waterholes and Clarke Gorge
  • Fiery Range and Cooleman Creek area
If the program is completed sooner, the closures may be lifted earlier.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. 
The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 March 2022 and Wednesday 31 August  2022 in the north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park (within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area).
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Closed areas: Tantangara Reservoir partial closure
Some parts of Tantangara Reservoir will be closed intermittently from Sunday 1 May 2022 until further notice, whilst the Snowy 2.0 construction activities involving controlled blasts are conducted. Full exclusion zones will be established prior to and during blast operations. The closed areas are:
  • Portions of Tantangara Reservoir, adjacent to the Snowy 2.0 construction site.
  • Tantangara Reservoir boat ramp, adjacent to the Tantangara Dam wall.
  • For up-to-date timings on controlled blasts please see up-to-date notifications on the Future Generation website.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Closed areas due to Snowy 2.0 works
Some areas of this park are closed due to the Snowy 2.0 works from Monday 25 February 2019 until early 2025, unless the closure is extended or removed:
  • Lobs Hole Ravine Road 4wd trail
  • Wallace Creek lookout
  • Lobs Hole Ravine campground
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Old Mountain Road walking track closed
The Old Mountain Road walking track is closed due to damage from the 2019-2020 bushfires. The walking track will remain closed until hazardous fire affected trees are removed. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Tumut Visitor Centre 02 6947 7025.

Other planned events: Notice of tree risk remediation works
Tree risk remediation works will be occurring within visitor areas along the Lower Snowy corridor, to minimise the risks of hazardous trees. These works will occur intermittently from Tuesday 26 July 2022 to Monday 19 September 2022 in the following campgrounds and visitor areas:
  • Tongaroo/Jacobs River campground
  • Halfway Flat campground
  • No Name picnic area
  • Moyangul/Pinch River picnic area and campground
  • Nine Mile campground
  • Jacks lookout
  • Running Waters campground
  • Willis campground 
Works exclusion areas will be established prior to and during works. Please avoid these areas. For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555. 

Safety alerts: Upper Murrumbidgee River - High flow event alert
Planned environmental flow releases from Tantangara Dam into the Murrumbidgee River will occur in June, July and October with several high flow events scheduled.
Please be aware waterways can rise quickly and without warning. Conditions in and along the river could be dangerous. Please stay away from areas where flows are high and banks may be unstable.
Bicentennial National trail and a number of other trails cross the river. Access may be impacted during high flows. Information on daily planned water releases can be found at:
Information on daily planned water releases can be found on the Snowy Hydro website.
For further information, please contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Closed areas: Pallaibo walking track partial closed
The lower section of Pallaibo walking track is closed for upgrades between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area.
Please follow detour signs at Gaden Trout Hatchery.
Visitors can access the open section of the Pallaibo walk in the following places:
  • Sawpit Creek picnic area on Kosciuszko Road
  • Gaden Trout Hatchery on Gaden Road
The following areas are closed to the public:
  • Lower Pallaibo walk, between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area
  • Thredbo Valley track, between Gaden Trout Hatchery and Thredbo River picnic area
The following areas remain open to the public:
  • Upper Pallaibo walk, between Sawpit Creek picnic area and Gaden Trout Hatchery
  • Thredbo River picnic area
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Three Mile Dam campground
Three Mile Dam campground is closed to vehicles from Wednesday 1 June 2022 until 30 September 2022.
Camping is restricted to walk-in only over the winter period. Parking is available at Goldseekers carpark on Link Road. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Tumut Visitor Centre on 02 6947 7025. 

Other planned events: Toilets closed for construction
The toilets at the Three Mile Dam campground western peninsular will be closed for construction from Monday 21 March to Friday 30 September 2022.
If you require access to toilet facilities while camping during this time, please use the toilets on the eastern side of the dam or on Link Road. 
For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000. 

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Monday 20 June until Tuesday 20 December 2022 in Kosciuszko National Park.
The program will be conducted in the northern precinct of the park, which includes the following areas:
  • Goobragandra
  • Blowering foreshores
  • Big Talbing/Buddong
Entry into baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Closed areas: Closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park
A number of sites in Kosciuszko National Park are closed or may have other restrictions until further notice.
Winter Closures
The following roads are closed for winter:
  • Cabramurra to Khancoban Road (KNP 5/Swampy Plain Creek Road)
  • Kings Cross Road
  • Long Plain Road
  • Pockets Saddle Road
  • Boundary Road
  • Geehi Dam Road / Olsens Road
  • Behrs Flat fire trail
  • Major Clews trail
  • Geehi Walls trail
  • Broken Cart trail
  • Bullocks Hill trail
  • Four MiletTrail
  • Goobragandara Powerline Road
  • Cumberland trail
  • Greg Greg fire trail
  • Yellow bog rd
  • Manjar fire trail
Campgrounds closed for the winter period include:
  • Behrs Flat campground
  • Old Geehi campground
  • Campgrounds in the High Plains, Tantangra, Long Plain and Blue Water Holes areas.
Fire-affected areas
Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which burnt during the 2019/2020 fires remain closed. These areas include:
  • Selwyn Snow Resort 
  • Kiandra Court House
  • Wolgal Hut
  • Pattinson's Hut and Matthew's Cottage
  • Cabramurra township
  • Selwyn Snow Resort is being rebuilt following fire damage, and is currently a construction site. For your safety, public access to this area is strictly prohibited and all signage in this area must be followed.
Huts that burnt down in the 2020 fires. The location is open but there is no hut/building:
  • Bradley/O'Briens Hut, Brooks Hut, Delaneys Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harveys Hut, Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Sawyers Hut, Vickeries Hut and Dry Dam Ski Shelter.
  • Warning: 
    • Please take care as there may be broken glass/nails that are uncovered since NPWS made records and cleaned up site. 
    • Please do not disturb site or remove artefacts.
Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam access - Snowy 2.0 works:
  • Access to the southern end of Tantangara Reservoir via Quarry trail is closed to the public.
  • Access to the southern end boat ramp is open but may be subject to short-term closures.
  • Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.
Do not enter closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: High altitude walks - Snow covered and hazardous winter conditions
Areas above 1600m in altitude in Kosciuszko National Park are typically snow covered in winter. Please note the following information when visiting these areas:
General:
Be prepared:
  • Low visibility, extreme winds, heavy snowfalls can all occur without warning.
  • Wear and carry appropriate clothing, carry navigation equipment and be prepared for extreme conditions.
  • Track surfaces and signs may not be visible.
Travel with care:
  • Choose your routes carefully
  • Steep and icy terrain and thin snow/ice cover over rivers and lakes can make travel very dangerous.
Avalanche:
  • There is a risk of avalanches in the higher areas of Kosciuszko National Park, particularly on Main Range and around Mount Kosciuszko.
  • Steeper, treeless slopes and the tops of ridges where overhanging cornices develop carry the greatest risk.
  • Snow stability varies with wind, temperature and the amount and patterns of snowfall.
  • Avalanches can occur at any time through winter and can be fatal.
  • Back country travellers should check snow and weather conditions before departure and remain alert.
 
Perisher/Main Range - areas above about 1600m, including: Kosciuszko walk, Guthega to Charlotte Pass walk, Main Range walk, Summit walk, Mt Stillwell walk, Snowgum boardwalk, Porcupine walk, Hanells Spur walk, Illawong walk, Schlink Hut walk and Dead Horse Gap track:
Expect continuous snow cover:
  • Skis or snowshoes recommended. Ensure footwear is waterproof, solid and with good grip.
  • Take a map and compass and know how to use them. All tracks are under snow and not visible. Most don't have above snow markers.
  • Take extreme caution when on all steep slopes.

Sub-alpine - areas above 1500m  - Rainbow Lake walk, Rennix walk, Thredbo River track:
Expect long stretches of snow cover with occasional continuous coverage:
  • Ensure footwear is waterproof, solid and with good grip. It is recommended that you carry skis or snowshoes.
  • Take a map and compass and know how to use them. Sections of tracks will not be obvious and most don't have above snow markers.
  • Take extreme caution when on all steep slopes due to slippery surfaces.
For more information, call the NPWS Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600.

Closed areas: Thredbo Valley Track Partial Closure
Thredbo Valley Track is closed to cyclists between:
  • Thredbo Resort and Thredbo Diggings Campground
  • Bullocks Flat to Gaden Trout Hatchery
  • Muzzlewood Track
The track remains opens between Thredbo Diggings Campground and Bullocks Flat.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Jindabyne NPWS office on 02 6450 5600.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:
  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:
  • Geehi
  • Maragle
  • Tooma
  • Indi Range
  • Yellow Bog
  • Everards
  • Spring Creek
  • Khancoban
Entry into baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

Closed areas: Buddong Falls track closed due to fire damage
Buddong Falls track is closed until further notice due to fire damage and unsafe conditions.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please call the NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

Closed areas: Manjar fire trail closed
Manjar fire trail in Kosciuszko National Park is closed and will reopen on Saturday 1 October 2022. The closure is due to ongoing make safe works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6070 8400.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;
  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Safety alerts: Barry Way road damage
There has been damage to the road surface of the Barry Way due to widespread weather events. Please drive with caution when accessing the Lower Snowy Drive. 
For further information, please contact the NPWS Jindabyne Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600. 

Safety alerts: Bicentennial National Track - be aware of track conditions
Bicententennial National Trail (Tom Groggin to Murray Gates) has changed track conditions due to the impact from severe weather events.
Please take care and be aware of hazards when walking, horseriding or cycling in Kosciuszko National Park.
For more information, contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Other planned events: Ongoing increased traffic and roadworks
There is an increase in heavy and light vehicle movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway (between Cooma to Tumut) and Link and Tantangara Roads within Kosciuszko National Park. This traffic will continue for a number of years and involves the use of specialised heavy vehicle combinations for transporting materials associated with the Snowy 2.0 project and other projects in the region.
There will also be ongoing maintenance and upgrades to roads in the area as part of the project, particularly along Link and Tantangara Roads. 
Your destination is still accessible. To assist in planning your journey safely, please allow extra time in your travel plans and drive to conditions.
For more information, call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

Closed areas: Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut)
Tantangara Mountain Hut (Harveys Hut) is closed for visitor use due to fire damage.

Conjola National Park

Other planned events: Flood damage and roadworks
Due to ongoing wet weather, roads and tracks in Conjola National Park are in very poor condition.
A 4WD vehicle is recommended and some roads may be impassable.
Roadworks will commence 16 August 2022 until 31 October 2022. Expect short delays and road closures across the Parks' road network due to these roadworks. 
Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Closed trails: Conjola National Park
Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 1 August to Tuesday 20 December 2022. The closed areas are:

  • Grass Tree Road
  • Berrara Creek walking track
  • Walter Hood walking track
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks
Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks are closed due to bushfire and storm damage. These areas are currently undergoing repairs. Do not enter the closed areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
  • Conjola National Park
  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Barrington Tops National Park

Closed areas: Parts of Barrington Tops plateau closed for aerial pest program
Some facilities on the Barrington Tops plateau will be closed between Monday 22 August 2022 and Sunday 28 August 2022, inclusive. This enable NPWS to carry out aerial pest control works as part of an ongoing post-fire state wide pest control program.
The following facilities will be closed for the week:

  • Little Murray campground
  • Junction Pools campground
  • Black Swamp campground
  • Gummi Falls campground
  • Barrington trail
  • Careys Peal lookout
  • all associated track and trails
The following facilities remain open to visitors:
  • Polblue campground, picnic area and Swamp walk
  • Horse Swamp campground
  • Polblue Falls picnic area and walk
  • Devils Hole campground, picnic area and lookout
  • Thunderbolts lookout
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • The Corker
  • Link Trail
  • Honeysuckle picnic area and walk
NPWS apologies for any inconvenience. For further information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Other incidents: Main access road to Barrington Tops Plateau closed from Gloucester
The main access road to Barrington Tops Plateau from Gloucester has been closed by NSW Forestry Corporation until further notice due to serious damage caused during a weather event.
You can only access campgrounds and visitor precincts located on the plateau from the western side via Scone. Barrington Tops Forest Road (also known as the Scone-Gloucester Road) is closed between Cobark Park picnic area and Dilgry Circle intersection. There is no access from Gloucester to Scone on this road.
Road re-opening dates are unknown at this stage, however NSW Forestry Corporation is working on restoring the road. This media release has more information.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For latest traffic information, please visit the Live Traffic website. For further information call the Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Safety alerts: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground and aerial baiting program in Barrington Tops National Park from Sunday 31 July to Monday 30 January 2023.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, contact the NPWS Scone area office on 02 6540 2300.

Closed areas: Burraga Swamp walking track closed
Burraga Swamp walking track is inaccessible by vehicles until furthe rnotice, due to the closure of Mount Allyn Road in Chichester State Forest as a result of wet weather.
The road will re-open when conditions allow. For more details, please visit the Forestry Corporation NSW website or contact the local park office.

Safety alerts: 4WD or SUV recommended for Gloucester Tops Road in wet weather
NPWS recommends that access to Gloucester Tops Road past the campground should be via 4WD or SUV only, during wet weather. The combination of on-going wet weather and recent roadworks has meant some sections of the road may becoming slippery in wet conditions.
NPWS apologies for any inconvenience. For more information contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Closed areas: Blue Gum Loop trail part closure
Part of the Blue Gum Loop trail is closed due to recent storm damage and dangerous trees. NPWS is working to clear the trail and reopen as soon as possible.
The following areas are currently open:
  • Williams River picnic area and part of Blue Gum Loop trail (including 250m accessible section to first steel bridge)
  • Rocky Crossing walk (access via Williams River picnic area due to Forestry Corporation closure of Williams Top Rd)
  • Jerusalem Creek trail and picnic area
Take care and follow onsite signage.
For more information contact NPWS Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300 or Dungog Visitor Information Centre on 02 4992 2212.

Safety alerts: Williams Top Road closed
Williams Top Road has been closed by Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) due to a landslip. The closure affects access to the following areas in this park:
  • Lagoon Pinch picnic area
  • Corker trail
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • Careys Peak (via Corker trail)
  • Rocky Crossing walk
For more information on the closure visit the FCNSW website. The road re-opening date is not known at this stage.
Alternate access via Chichester State Forest (Allyn River) may be available but is subject to regular flooding and varied road conditions.
For information on access to visitor sites in Barrington Tops National Park contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or Dungog Visitor Centre on 02 4992 2212.

Closed areas: Winter closure of 4WD trails
The following 4WD access trails are closed to vehicles from Monday 30 May 2022 due to the annual winter closure:
  • Barrington trail (south and central)
  • Paddys Ridge trail
  • Bullock Brush trail
  • Butchers Swamp trail
  • Thunderbolts trail (between Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road)
  • Tugalow trail
The following areas also closed to vehicles during this time:
  • Junction Pools, Little Murray and Gummi Falls campgrounds
  • Associated walking tracks, lookouts and facilities
You can still access all these campgrounds, walking tracks, lookouts and facilities on foot or by bicycle.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300 or the NPWS Scone office on 02 6540 2300. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park
Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It's been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.
Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

Barrington Tops State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Parts of Barrington Tops plateau closed for aerial pest program
Some facilities on the Barrington Tops plateau will be closed between Monday 22 August 2022 and Sunday 28 August 2022, inclusive. This enable NPWS to carry out aerial pest control works as part of an ongoing post-fire state wide pest control program.
The following facilities will be closed for the week:

  • Little Murray campground
  • Junction Pools campground
  • Black Swamp campground
  • Gummi Falls campground
  • Barrington trail
  • Careys Peal lookout
  • all associated track and trails
The following facilities remain open to visitors:
  • Polblue campground, picnic area and Swamp walk
  • Horse Swamp campground
  • Polblue Falls picnic area and walk
  • Devils Hole campground, picnic area and lookout
  • Thunderbolts lookout
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • The Corker
  • Link Trail
  • Honeysuckle picnic area and walk
NPWS apologies for any inconvenience. For further information please contact the local office on 02 6538 5300.

Other incidents: Main access road to Barrington Tops Plateau closed from Gloucester
The main access road to Barrington Tops Plateau from Gloucester has been closed by NSW Forestry Corporation until further notice due to serious damage caused during a weather event.
You can only access campgrounds and visitor precincts located on the plateau from the western side via Scone. Barrington Tops Forest Road (also known as the Scone-Gloucester Road) is closed between Cobark Park picnic area and Dilgry Circle intersection. There is no access from Gloucester to Scone on this road.
Road re-opening dates are unknown at this stage, however NSW Forestry Corporation is working on restoring the road. This media release has more information.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For latest traffic information, please visit the Live Traffic website. For further information call the Gloucester office on 02 6538 5300.

Closed areas: Winter closure of 4WD trails
The following 4WD access trails are closed to vehicles from Monday 30 May 2022 due to the annual winter closure:
  • Barrington trail (south and central)
  • Paddys Ridge trail
  • Bullock Brush trail
  • Butchers Swamp trail
  • Thunderbolts trail (between Barrington Tops Forest Road and Pheasants Creek Road)
  • Tugalow trail
The following areas also closed to vehicles during this time:
  • Junction Pools, Little Murray and Gummi Falls campgrounds
  • Associated walking tracks, lookouts and facilities
You can still access all these campgrounds, walking tracks, lookouts and facilities on foot or by bicycle.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300 or the NPWS Scone office on 02 6540 2300. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Tubrabucca Road closed
Tubrabucca Road is closed until further notice between Barrington trail (central) and Paddys Ridge trail due to multiple bridge failures.
An engineer has assessed the bridges and deemed them unsafe to all traffic. NPWS are working towards replacing the bridges as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300.

Goonoo State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Goonoo Reserve complex closed due to wet weather and boggy trail conditions.
Goonoo complex of reserves are closed due to the wet and boggy conditions.
Currently ther is no vehicle access to these reserves near Dubbo due to the unseasonal wet conditions. There is a real risk of vehicles being bogged and requiring recovery with heavy vehicles. 
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information.
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 the most current information please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Dubbo on 02 6841 7100.

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Coolbaggie Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Goonoo Reserve complex closed due to wet weather and boggy trail conditions.
Goonoo complex of reserves are closed due to the wet and boggy conditions.
Currently ther is no vehicle access to these reserves near Dubbo due to the unseasonal wet conditions. There is a real risk of vehicles being bogged and requiring recovery with heavy vehicles. 
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information.
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 the most current information please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Dubbo on 02 6841 7100.

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Goonoo National Park

Closed parks: Goonoo Reserve complex closed due to wet weather and boggy trail conditions.
Goonoo complex of reserves are closed due to the wet and boggy conditions.
Currently ther is no vehicle access to these reserves near Dubbo due to the unseasonal wet conditions. There is a real risk of vehicles being bogged and requiring recovery with heavy vehicles. 
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information.
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 the most current information please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Dubbo on 02 6841 7100.

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Goobang National Park

Closed parks: National Park closed due to wet conditions - All walking tracks, management trails and visitor camping sites.
Goobang National Park will remain closed due to the unseasonal wet weather that is occurring.
All walking tracks in Goobang National Park are closed due to wet and slippery walking conditions.
Both Wanda Wandong and Greenbah Creek campgrounds are closed due to wet, access trail conditions.
Fire Management Trail works that had been commenced, has had to be postponed, as works in progress, due to the wet conditions, not allowing heavy plant to continue. As a results the access trails must remain closed for public safety reasons. 
Goobang National Park will re open when it is safe to do so after the heavy rains have passed.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information.
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 the most current information please contact the NPWS Central West Area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.
 

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 fox ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in this park from Thursday 1 September 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.
The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640 or send an email.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Ground Baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and dogs. The program will be ongoing between Friday 1 April 2022 to Wednesday 31 August 2022 along management trails in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.
Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs on neighbouring properties must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

Closed parks: Goobang National Park closed
Goobang National Park is closed due to unsafe trail conditons and construciton. Camping or visitation are not permitted.

Deua National Park

Closed areas: Araluen Road closure affecting access to Deua River campgrounds
Araluen Road is undergoing a lengthy schedule or remediation roadworks by Eurobodalla Shire Council to rectify multiple landslips along the road. This may result in periodic closures of the road, impacting access to campgrounds along Deua River in Deua National Park. An indefinite closure is in place at the 43km mark at Merricumbene, meaning access in to the campgrounds from the western approach is not available.
The following campgrounds must be accessed from the Eastern (Moruya end of Araluen Road):

  • Bakers Flat campground
  • Deua River campground
  • Dry Creek campground
 For more information and updates regarding closures, please visit the Eurobodalla Shire Council website.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 1 August to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Deua National Park
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Closed areas: Middle Mountain Road closed for repairs
Middle Mountain Road is closed until further notice for repairs.
Middle Mountain Road is the first section of the westerly approach into Bendethera Valley via Cooma Road.
Access to Bendethera campground is via Little Sugarloaf Rd and Bendethera fire trail (from the east) only.
Please follow all safety signage and directions from staff and authorised contractors.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Wyanbene campground closed due to wet weather
Wyanbene campground is closed until further notice due to high river levels. 
The accessibility and safety issues will be reassessed by NPWS staff frequently, in conjunction with the weather conditions. Please do not enter these areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Closed areas due to bushfire recovery works
The following areas are closed until further notice due to bushfire recovery works:
  • Bendethera Caves walking track and cave access - all track markers were destroyed by fire. It's dangerous to walk off designated tracks in Karst areas. Please do not enter this area.
  • Mongamula East fire trail
  • Oulla Creek fire trail 
Please follow the directions on closure signs and do not enter any cordoned-off areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For any further information, please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Safety alerts: Caving systems closed due to COVID-19 restrictions
All caving systems in this park are currently closed to access due to COVID-19 safety requirements. This includes the Bendethera, Wyanbene and Marble Arch caves.
These unique environments are mostly enclosed spaces with minimal airflow and high levels of humidity. By their nature, the important task of cleaning and sanitising related infrastructure can't be guaranteed to COVID-safe standards. Recreational caving in 'wild caves' inhibits social distancing and the standard precautions recommended to manage the risk of COVID-19 transmission. For these reasons, NPWS has developed a strategy for the reopening of caves which is based on an assessment of risk.
Options for allowing access to wild caves by speleological groups operating under a COVID Safety Plan are also being assessed. Approval for access to caves for critical maintenance and/or research purposes is considered on a case-by-case basis. Speleological groups and other registered organisations operating under a COVID Safety Plan may apply for conditional entry via email. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For any further queries call the local office on 02 4476 0800, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, or the Parks Info Line on 1300 072 757.

Safety alerts: River crossing to access Big Hole walking track - extreme caution advised
Access to The Big Hole walking track requires a river crossing of the Shoalhaven River. 
During periods of rain, water levels of the river crossing may become too deep and fast flowing to pass, and extreme caution is advised. Visitors should not attempt crossing the river during major weather events or during prolonged periods of rain, when river levels can rise rapidly.
NPWS advises walkers to plan ahead and check the river levels in real time at NSW Office of Water - Real Time Water Data (waternsw.com.au) before setting out.

Safety alerts: Trailer access prohibited on some fire trails
Within Deua National Park some trails are not suitable for trailer access. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) has had advisory signs in place for some time to encourage people towing 4WD trailers to avoid some of the steeper, harder-to-maintain trails in the park. However, inappropriate use of signposted trails by 4WDs towing trailers is continuing, and is causing ongoing damage. Therefore, NPWS is now prohibiting the use of trailers on the following trails in Deua National Park:
  • Dampier Mountain trail
  • Oulla Creek trail
  • Minuma Range trail
  • Merricumbene trail
  • Mongamula trail
  • Dry Creek trail
It is now an offence to tow trailers on these trails. The penalty for towing trailers on these trails is a $300 penalty infringement notice, or higher if the matter is taken to court. 
By keeping trailers away from these identified trails, you benefit everyone by reducing:
  • the safety risk to yourself and others
  • damage to the park environment and your assets
  • park maintenance costs. 
Trailer access to Bendethera is still available from Moruya via Little Sugarloaf Road and Bendethera trail. From Braidwood, this increases travel time by about 30 minutes to 1 hour.
For more information, please contact NPWS Narooma on 02 4476 0800.

Barool National Park

Closed areas: Bark Hut Road closed for roadworks
Bark Hut Road in Barool National Park is closed until 5pm, Friday 19 August 2022.
For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Muogamarra Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Muogamarra 2022 fully booked
Muogamarra Nature Reserve is only open to the public for 6 weeks every year, around spring time. The dates for 2022 are from Saturday 13th August to Sunday 18th September and bookings are essential for all visitors.
Please note that the open days for 2022 are now fully booked.
Due to the sensitive nature of the reserve, access is restricted at other times to approved educational and research activities only.
For more information about the reserve, call the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757 or the NPWS North Western Sydney area office on 02 8448 0400.

Wianamatta Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Wianamatta Nature Reserve partial closure due to hazard reduction burn
Wianamatta Nature Reserve is partially closed on Thursday 18 August 2022 due to a hazard reduction burn.

Monga National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 1 August to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:

  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Deua National Park
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damage and recovery works
Many areas in Monga National Park remain closed due to significant bushfire damage and recovery works. The closed areas include:
  • Mongarlowe River picnic area
  • Woodleigh fire trail
Do not enter areas where road barriers are in place. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call 02 4476 0800.

Monga State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 1 August to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:

  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Deua National Park
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Badja Swamps Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 1 August to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:

  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Deua National Park
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Tweed Heads Historic Site

Closed areas: Walk on Water walking track boardwalk closed
The majority of the timber boardwalk on the Walk on Water walking track is closed until further notice. A small section of the timber boardwalk provides access to Ukerebagh Nature Reserve via Ukerebagh track.
For your safety, please don't enter the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Cattai National Park

Closed parks: Cattai National Park
Cattai National Park is completely closed until further notice due to flood damage. The closed areas include:

  • Mitchell Park picnic area and walking tracks
  • Cattai campground
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Kemps Creek Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Kemps Creek Nature Reserve closed
This park is closed due to Phytophthora contamination, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Cumberland area office on 02 4572 3100.

Rouse Hill Regional Park

Closed areas: Rouse Hill Regional Park - planned playground closure
The Rouse Hill Regional Park playground, carpark and picnic area will be closed from Thursday 10 February 2022, due to demolition of the existing playground, construction of a new playground and carpark refurbishments. This is expected to be completed by end of August 2022, weather permitting. The oval and other picnic shelters will remain open.
For further information email or call the Cumberland area office on 02 4580 2750.

Oolambeyan National Park

Closed parks: Park closed for ground pest control operation
Oolambeyan National Park is closed from 1pm, Tuesday 16 August to 1.30pm, Friday 19 August 2022 for a ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Yuraygir National Park

Closed areas: Yuraygir coastal walk partial closure due to landslips
Yuraygir coastal walk is closed until 23 September 2022 in the following areas due to landslips and other damage caused by floods and heavy rainfall:

  • From Angourie to Lake Arragan
  • From Wooli to Red Rock
Assessment and repair works are underway but are weather dependent.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6641 1500.

Safety alerts: Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campground access
Access to Station Creek and Pebbly Beach campgrounds is currently via Bacoongerie Road and McPhillips Road.
Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campgrounds are only accessible by high clearance 4WD vehicles. This includes water crossings which can change quickly depending on local rainfall and tidal conditions.
Access to Pebbly Beach and Station Creek campgrounds is dependent on Clarence Valley Council (CVC) and Forestry Corporation road infrastructure.
Information on the trafficability of these roads can be found here:
For more information, call the NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6641 1500.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground-based pest program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat and manufactured bait products containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be conducted from Friday 1 July until Thursday 30 June 2023.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
These programs are run to protect threatened species identified in the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species programs.
We encourage landholders to participate in control programs on private property. Contact North Coast Local Land Services to discuss and arrange programs. Delays may occur due to unsuitable weather conditions.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Clarence area office in Grafton on 02 6641 1500.

Closed areas: Shelley Head campground closed due to landslip
Shelley Head campground is closed until further notice due to landslips on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Uneven surface proceed with care
Part of Wilsons Headland walking track is diverted due to surface scouring from recent severe weather events.
NPWS engaged geotechnical engineering advice and have diverted the walking track around the hazard.
 
For more information, contact the Grafton NPWS Office 02 6641 1500

Other incidents: Road Closed Bosches Waterhole Road.
The Bosches Waterhole Road has been closed. Intense rainfall has caused a large area of soil to slump across the road. 

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk - river crossing contacts
The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details have changed. The current details are:
  • Wooli river crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon river crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock river crossing - No commercial service available
For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

Abercrombie River State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood damage
The following parks are closed from Friday 29 July to Friday 26 August 2022 due to flood damage:

  • Abercrombie River National Park
  • Abercrombie River State Conservation Area
Bummaroo Ford campground remains open.
The park will re-open once assessment and remediation has occurred to ensure park user safety. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: Notice of Ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Abercrombie River National Park and State Conservation Area from Monday 2nd May to Wednesday 2nd November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Kanangra NPWS area office at Oberon on 6336 6200 for more information.

Abercrombie River National Park

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood damage
The following parks are closed from Friday 29 July to Friday 26 August 2022 due to flood damage:

  • Abercrombie River National Park
  • Abercrombie River State Conservation Area
Bummaroo Ford campground remains open.
The park will re-open once assessment and remediation has occurred to ensure park user safety. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: Notice of Ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Abercrombie River National Park and State Conservation Area from Monday 2nd May to Wednesday 2nd November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Kanangra NPWS area office at Oberon on 6336 6200 for more information.

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:
  • Wollemi National Park -  Newnes (Cricket Pitch camping area only)
  • Turon National Park - all camping areas
  • Marrangaroo National Park - main camping area
  • Abercrombie River National Park - all camping areas
  • Kanangra Boyd National Park - Kowmung river crossing 
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
 

Numinbah Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage
This park is closed from Monday 28 February 2022 until further notice due to flood damage and repairs.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Byron Bay area office on 02 6639 8300.

Inner Pocket Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage
This park is closed from Monday 28 February 2022 until further notice due to flood damage and repairs.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Byron Bay area office on 02 6639 8300.

Mooball National Park

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage
This park is closed from Monday 28 February 2022 until further notice due to flood damage and repairs.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Byron Bay area office on 02 6639 8300.

Mount Nullum Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed due to flood damage
This park is closed from Monday 28 February 2022 until further notice due to flood damage and repairs.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Byron Bay area office on 02 6639 8300.

Bundjalung National Park

Closed areas: Woody Head campground closed for maintenance
Woody Head campground and picnic area will be closed from 10am, Sunday 14 August to 2pm, Saturday 20 August 2022 for routine maintenance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

Safety alerts: Changed conditions in areas around Black Rocks campground
The following visitor facilities around Black Rocks campground are closed due to recent flooding and storm damage:

  • Emu walking track at Jerusalem Creek
  • Jerusalem Creek Pontoon
Due to changed beach conditions, access is limited to the path opposite campsites 21 and 23. All other beach accesses are strictly closed. Visitors should take care in beach and creek areas, as flood debris continues to wash up on northern NSW beaches.
Please be aware that there may be water covering sections of the Jerusalem Creek walk to remote campsites. All campsites are open and accessible to the public.

Closed areas: Toilet block closed at Frazers Reef picnic area
The toilet block at Frazers Reef picnic area will be closed from 7am, Monday 15 August 2022 to 7am, Saturday 20 August 2022 for maintenance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

Closed areas: Ferry Crossing picnic area closed for repair
The Ferry Crossing picnic area is closed for repair from Monday 5 September to Monday 19 September 2022.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Grafton NPWS office 02 6641 1500.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Bundjalung National Park and Richmond River Nature Reserve from Monday 8 August 2022 to Friday 23 December 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened shorebird species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

Other planned events: Notice of noise from RAAF training operations
If you plan to visit Bundjalung National Park, you may experience loud aircraft noise due to RAAF training operations from the nearby Evans Head air weapons range in the park.
Aircraft activities may be heard and seen over Black Rocks campground and from Jerusalem Creek paddle route and walking track.
Please note:
  • The RAAF schedule of planned air operations is available on the Defence Aircraft Noise webpage.
  • RAAF schedules for the Air Weapons Range in Bundjalung National Park can change at short notice due to weather or other operational considerations.
  • Aircraft may not utilise the range every day of scheduled operations.
For more information, call the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200, or visit the Defence Aircraft Noise webpage.

South East Forest National Park

Closed areas: Wangarabelle Road closure due to bridge works
Wangarabelle Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 2 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. Alternate routes for through traffic to and from Victoria include:

  • Cann Valley/Monaro Highway north of Cann River or,
  • Imlay Road, south of Eden. 
Once work is complete the road will be reopened to the public. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Waalimma Road closure due to bridge works
Waalimma Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 2 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. Waalimma campground and picnic area will be closed due to these works.
The road will be reopened to the public once works are complete. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Mataganah Road closure due to bridge works
Mataganah Road in South East Forests National Park will be closed from Monday 15 August to Friday 9 September 2022 while bridge work is taking place. No visitor areas are closed due to these works.
Once work is complete the road will be reopened. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Kingfisher Road closure
Kingfisher Road in South East Forest National Park will be closed from Monday 18 July to Monday 22 August 2022 while bridge work is taking place. No visitor areas are closed due to these works.
Once work is complete the road will be reopened to the public. Signs, site fencing and barriers will be in place around the closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damange
Some areas in this park remain closed due to bushfire damage. Do not enter closed sections of the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Safety alerts: Wog Way temporary closure
Wog Way is closed from Kanoonah Road in the north through to the park boundary in the south. Above average rainfall in March and April has caused deterioration of the road surface with a section becoming very boggy and unsuitable for vehicles. Coolangubra Forest Way provides alternative access for park visitors travelling to Waratah Campground or Pheasants Peak from Imlay Road. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip
Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.
 

Closed areas: Doughy Trail bridge closed
Doughy Trail bridge is closed until further notice due to significant safety concerns.
Do not attempt to use the bridge. Please follow safety signage and directions from staff.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Dharug National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed for upgrades
The following areas are closed until Friday 29 September 2022 for upgrades:

  • Mill Creek campground
  • Mill Creek picnic area
  • Grass Tree circuit
  • 11km walking track
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dharug National Park, Manobalai Nature Reserve, Parr State Conservation Area, Wollemi State Conservation Area, and Yengo National Park from Monday 9th May 2022 to Wednesday 9th November 2022.
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Bulga NPWS Office for more information on (020 6574 5555,
 

Bungonia National Park

Safety alerts: Bungonia Red walking track - Occasional high water
Whilst there is continuing rainfall periodically in Bungonia National Park, the Bungonia Creek water level may at times be higher than normal.
If you're planning to undertake the Red walking track, please assess water levels before continuing through the Bungonia Slot. If in doubt, turn back. Do not enter flood waters. Report conditions via the park register book on-site.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Georges River National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed due to storm and flood damage
The following areas are closed until further notice due to flood and storm damage:

  • Fitzpatrick Park foreshore road
  • Fitzpatrick Park barbeque facilities
Access to Fitzpatrick park front carpark and toilet amenities are open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Royal National Park Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Whian Whian State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Closed tracks due to flood damage
The following walking tracks and areas are closed until Friday 30 June 2023 due to flood damage:

  • Minyon loop walking track
  • Minyon Grass picnic area
  • Protestors Falls walking track
  • Terania Creek picnic area
  • Historic Nightcap track
  • Pholis Gap walking track
Whian Whian mountain bike trails will remain closed until Saturday 1 October 2022.
Nightcap Range Road is closed until COB Monday 15 August 2022 due to road repair works. The Minyon Drive access road is open.
These closures may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Alternative walking options in the area include:
  • Big Scrub loop and Rocky Creek Dam walk, accessible from Rocky Creek Dam picnic area
  • Mount Matheson loop accessible from Newton Drive.
Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage. There are large pot holes, wash out and some narrow, single lane sections.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200.

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed
Nightcap Range Road is closed from 2.30pm, Monday 8 August to 8.30am, Monday 15 August 2022 at 4:30pm due to roadworks.
There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to the park from the west via Nightcap Range Road for the duration of the closure.
Please use Minyon Drive to access Rummery Park campground, Minyon Falls picnic area, Minyon Falls lookout and general walking tracks .
Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage.
This closure may be postponed or extended depending on weather and pending successful completion of works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

Nightcap National Park

Closed areas: Closed tracks due to flood damage
The following walking tracks and areas are closed until Friday 30 June 2023 due to flood damage:

  • Minyon loop walking track
  • Minyon Grass picnic area
  • Protestors Falls walking track
  • Terania Creek picnic area
  • Historic Nightcap track
  • Pholis Gap walking track
Whian Whian mountain bike trails will remain closed until Saturday 1 October 2022.
Nightcap Range Road is closed until COB Monday 15 August 2022 due to road repair works. The Minyon Drive access road is open.
These closures may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Alternative walking options in the area include:
  • Big Scrub loop and Rocky Creek Dam walk, accessible from Rocky Creek Dam picnic area
  • Mount Matheson loop accessible from Newton Drive.
Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage. There are large pot holes, wash out and some narrow, single lane sections.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200.

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed
Nightcap Range Road is closed from 2.30pm, Monday 8 August to 8.30am, Monday 15 August 2022 at 4:30pm due to roadworks.
There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to the park from the west via Nightcap Range Road for the duration of the closure.
Please use Minyon Drive to access Rummery Park campground, Minyon Falls picnic area, Minyon Falls lookout and general walking tracks .
Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage.
This closure may be postponed or extended depending on weather and pending successful completion of works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

Yerranderie Regional Park

Closed areas: Hard roof accommodation closed for maintenance
The following areas in Yerranderie National Park are closed for maintenance:

  • Slippery Norris Cottage and The Bank Room will be closed until 18 August 2022
  • Post Office Lodge will be closed until October 2022.
For further information please contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

Safety alerts: Colong-Oberon Stock Route - 4WD access only
Oberon-Colong stock route to Yerranderie is 4WD only. Recent wet weather has caused slippery conditions with large muddy sections.
Please drive carefully and be aware of road conditions.
For more information, please call Wollondilly Shire Council on 02 4677 1100.

Butterleaf National Park

Closed areas: Access road closed
The only access road into Butterleaf National Park, across the adjoining state forest, is closed until further notice. This is because it is impassable for vehicle traffic due to damage from multiple rain events. Visitors can still access the park on foot.
For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Other incidents: Camping requirements
If you plan to stay at the campground in Butterleaf National Park you will need to fill in a Trip Intention Form before you leave home.
All NPWS campgrounds now require you to make an online booking before you stay, or to complete a Trip Intention Form for those that are remote and do not have a dedicated webpage, like the campground in Butterleaf National Park.
Read more about COVID safe camping here.

Butterleaf State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Access road closed
The only access road into Butterleaf National Park, across the adjoining state forest, is closed until further notice. This is because it is impassable for vehicle traffic due to damage from multiple rain events. Visitors can still access the park on foot.
For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Gulguer Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Gulguer Nature Reserve closed
Gulguer Nature Reserve is closed until further notice due to severe weather conditions and the closure of Bents Basin State Conservation Area. There is no access to this park.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Bents Basin State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Bents Basin State Conservation Area closed
Bents Basin State Conservation Area is closed until further notice due to severe weather conditions and localised flooding.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel to 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, please contact the NPWS Cumberland area office on 02 4572 3100.

Culgoa National Park

Closed parks: Culgoa National Park closed due to flooding
Culgoa National Park is closed until further notice due to rising floodwater.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6830 0200.

Toorale State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Campground closure due to flooding
Darling River campground and Many Big Rocks picnic area are closed until Monday 15 August 2022 due to flooding.
This closure may be extended due to the height of the Darling River and predicted rain fall. Please check the Bourke Shire Council website for road closures.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Toorale National Park

Closed areas: Campground closure due to flooding
Darling River campground and Many Big Rocks picnic area are closed until Monday 15 August 2022 due to flooding.
This closure may be extended due to the height of the Darling River and predicted rain fall. Please check the Bourke Shire Council website for road closures.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Guy Fawkes River National Park

Closed areas: Misty Creek Road closed due to roadworks
Misty Creek Road in Guy Fawkes River National Park is closed for roadworks to repair flood damage from 8am Monday 8 August until 5pm Friday 19 August. The following locations will be closed while these works are undertaken:

  • Chaelundi campground
  • Chaelundi Falls lookout
  • Escarpment walk
  • Lucifers Thumb lookout
  • Misty Creek lookout
  • Spring Gully picnic area
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Safety alerts: 1080 ground baiting program
National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be doing a 1080 ground baiting program in this park from Monday 18 July to Friday 19 August 2022.
The operations will use a combination of manufactured and meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Signs will be placed at the entry to all the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Safety alerts: Changed conditions due to flooding
The overnight wilderness walk and Bicentennial National trail require several river crossings. The catchment is currently full and experiencing intermittent flooding. River conditions can change rapidly without warning. Please avoid entering fast flowing rivers and streams.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. 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 NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Safety alerts: Upper Ebor Falls - Toilets closed
The public toilets at Upper Ebor Falls carpark will be temporarily closed during park infrastructure upgrades. Please note that toilets are available, including disabled access, at the Lower Ebor Falls carpark area, by following the access road past the Upper Falls parking area.
Thank you for your patience during this time. For more information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Bouddi National Park

Closed areas: Old Wagstaffe trail - no access through private property
There is no public access to Old Wagstaffe trail through private property. Signs show where public access is not permitted. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury North area office on 02 4320 4200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Little Beach campground closed
Little Beach campground is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to damage from the recent flood event.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Bouddi National Park from Wednesday 6 July to Thursday 25 August 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Girrakool NPWS area office for more information on 02 4320 4200.

Copeland Tops State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Bells trail closed due to storm damage
Bells trail is closed until Monday 29 August 2022, weather-permitting, to allow storm damage repair works to take place. There will be no vehicle or visitor access to Bells trail during this time.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

Capertee National Park

Closed parks: Capertee National Park closed due to roadworks
Capertee National Park is closed from Tuesday 19 July until Friday 19 August 2022.
This is due to urgent roadworks, which are required to repair several water crossings that were damaged by recent flooding.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Capertee National Park causeways
Access to Capertee Homestead, Capertee Cottage, Capertee campground and the western side of Capertee National Park is via causeways through the Capertee River.
These causeways are subject to flooding. The Capertee River can rise unexpectedly with heavy rainfall upstream, making the causeways impassable. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
For more information please call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Drinking water in Capertee National Park
You'll need to bring your own water for drinking and cooking in Capertee National Park. Water supplied at Capertee Homestead and Capertee Cottage is untreated and only suitable for showering and washing dishes.
Campers at Capertee and Policemans Point campgrounds should not use water from Capertee River for drinking or cooking. 

Closed areas: Carinya Fire Trail Closed due to rockfall risk
The Carinya Fire Trail is closed due to the rockfall risk caused by the recent wet weather.
 
 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Mudgee Area NPWS office 02 02 6370 9000.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Capertee National Park from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Tomaree National Park

Closed areas: Samurai Beach and Samurai campground closed
Due to current weather conditions the following areas are closed until Friday August 26 2022:

  • Samurai Beach - closed to all vehicle access
  • Samurai Beach campground
For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
Staff will monitor conditions and the website will be updated.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the NPWS office at Nelson Bay on 02 4984 8200, during business hours, 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday, excluding public holidays.

Closed areas: Fingal Island closed
Fingal Island in Tomaree National Park is closed for maintenance from Monday 8 August to Friday 19 August 2022.

Closed areas: Big Rocky 4WD carpark closed
Big Rocky 4WD carpark in Tomaree National Park is closed from Tuesday 26 July 2022 to Wednesday 31 August 2022 for upgrade works. The closed areas are:
  • Big Rocky 4WD carpark 
  • The road leading into Big Rocky 4WD carpark from the 2WD carpark
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Wreck Beach walking track closed
Wreck Beach walking track is closed due to heavy rain undermining the walking track causing significant damage to steps and landings. The closure will be in place for an extended period until repairs are undertaken.
Barriers and signage are in place for visitor safety.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Nelson Bay area office on 02 4984 8200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks walking track
Ocean Rocks walking track in Tomaree National Park is closed due to landslide from Thursday 20 February 2020. Signs will be in place around the closed area.
All main visitor areas, including Tomaree Summit walk, will remain open. You can still access Tomaree Head via Tomaree Summit walk.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8200.

Closed areas: Box Beach carpark night closure
Box Beach carpark is closed to vehicles from 10pm to 5am daily. The gate will be locked during these times.
Box Beach Access Road is also closed to vehicles during this period.
A fee will be charged for vehicles exiting after 10pm. Please call Certis Security on 1300 370 145 for assistance.
For more information, please contact the local Nelson Bay office on 02 4984 8200.

Closed areas: Lighthouse Keepers Cottages Ruins site closed
The Lighthouse Keepers Cottages Ruins site is closed to pedestrian access for public safety reasons. Please do not enter the Ruins site under any circumstances.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Bollanolla Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Bowraville Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Deer Vale Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Junuy Juluum National Park

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Serpentine Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Juugawaarri Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Ganay Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Jaaningga Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Kilprotay Flora Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Sherwood Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood and storm damage - Coffs Coast area
Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to widespread flooding. The closure is also to allow risk assessments and repairs to take place. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Access to the following areas remains open:

  • Hard-roofed accommodation that is on-park
  • All campgrounds are opened.
As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.
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, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

Closed parks: Waihou Road closed
Waihou Road is closed to all vehicles. This closure is a result of significant damage sustained during recent flooding events, causing the road to collapse.
Please travel via an alternative route. The failure is located on the eastern end of Waihou Road at GR503055 6671267. 

Closed areas: Woolgoolga Creek picnic area closed due to collapsed road
Woolgoolga Creek picnic area and Falls walking track are closed until further notice due to road collapse and walking track damage as a result of flooding. 
Geotechnical assessment and design repairs have been completed for the NPWS road sections, and works are scheduled for August-September 2022 as conditions dry.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Wollemi Flora Reserve

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage
The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:

  • California trail - closed until late December 2022
  • Martindale trail - closed until late January 2022
  • Hunter Main trail:
    • Sheepskin Hut trail to Raspberry Junction - closed until late December 2022
    • Raspberry Junction to Three Ways - closed until late December 2022
  • Mellong Range trail - closed until late November 2022
  • Commission Road - Open
  • Bulga Trail - closed until late November 2022 
Visitor areas that are currently closed include:
  • California Hut - closed until late December 2022
  • Sheepskin Hut - closed until 1 November 2022.
Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

Appletree Aboriginal Area

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage
The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:

  • California trail - closed until late December 2022
  • Martindale trail - closed until late January 2022
  • Hunter Main trail:
    • Sheepskin Hut trail to Raspberry Junction - closed until late December 2022
    • Raspberry Junction to Three Ways - closed until late December 2022
  • Mellong Range trail - closed until late November 2022
  • Commission Road - Open
  • Bulga Trail - closed until late November 2022 
Visitor areas that are currently closed include:
  • California Hut - closed until late December 2022
  • Sheepskin Hut - closed until 1 November 2022.
Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

Heathcote National Park

Safety alerts: Portion of Lower Pipeline Fire Trail washed away
There is a large portion of the Lower Pipeline Fire Trail at Adina Gully that has eroded away due to the recent rainfall events. Bushwalkers and cyclists are urged to stick close to the eastern side of the eroded sections.
Contact Royal Area office for any feedback: 9542 0632.

Safety alerts: Portion of Pipeline Fire Trail washed away
There is a large portion of the Pipeline Fire Trail between Girronba Picnic Area and Goanna Track intersection that has eroded away due to the recent rainfall events. Bushwalkers and cyclists are urged to stick close to the eastern side of the eroded sections.
Contact Royal Area office for any feedback: 9542 0632.

Closed areas: Lake Eckersley campground
Lake Eckersley campground in Heathcote National Park is closed indefinitely. The nearest remote camp site is located at Kingfisher Pools. 
For further information contact the Audley Visitor Centre on 02 9542 0648.

Yengo National Park

Closed areas: Big Yango precinct closure
The Big Yango precinct in Yengo National Park is closed from Thursday 2 June 2022 to Monday 31 October 2022 for repair and maintenance work.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Wollemi/Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555.

Closed areas: Shepherds Gully Road closed due to storm damage
Shepherds Gully Road and Sternbecks Line walking track are closed until further notice due to storm damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Wollemi Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555. 

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dharug National Park, Manobalai Nature Reserve, Parr State Conservation Area, Wollemi State Conservation Area, and Yengo National Park from Monday 9th May 2022 to Wednesday 9th November 2022.
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Bulga NPWS Office for more information on (020 6574 5555,
 

Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Morisset picnic area closed
The Morisset section of Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area is closed from Thursday 20 December 2019. There is now no public access to the following areas:

  • The  Morisset Hospital site
  • Lake Macquarie State Conservation Area foreshore
  • Morisset picnic area.
Alternative picnic areas are located in the Lake Macquarie Council area in and around the Morisset and Bonnells Bay foreshores. There is no public access to view the kangaroos that frequent the hospital site. Members of the public can contact the hospital administrative office on 02 4973 0222. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Central Coast area Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Berowra Valley National Park

Safety alerts: Swimming safety in Berowra Valley National Park
Swimming is not advisable in Berowra Creek at certain times as the water may be subject to variable pollution levels and algal blooms. Please refer to the Hornsby Shire Council website before swimming in Berowra Creek. Alternatively you can call the Hornsby Council 24 hour information line on 9847 6666 or the Algal information line on 1800 999 457.
Swimming at Fishponds is not advised at any time due to heavy water pollution.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Booti Booti National Park

Other incidents: Ruins campground power outage
There is no power or hot water available at Ruins campground, due to a power outage.

Budderoo National Park

Closed areas: Minnamurra Rainforest Cafe closed
Minnamurra Rainforest Cafe is closed until further notice. Light refreshments are available for purchase from the Visitor Centre.
Further information contact the Centre on 02 4236 0469.

Other planned events: 1080 fox ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a continual and ongoing 1080 ground baiting program for the control of foxes from Wednesday 16 March to Friday 16 September 2022 to reduce the impacts on threatened species.
The operation will target foxes in the Carrington Falls, Knights Hill and Barren Grounds areas. Baits have been placed on NPWS estate, private properties and Crown road reserves with permissions. 
There are 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried.
1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Restrain working and assistance dogs to ensure they don’t enter the baiting areas. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Melinda Norton at the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or send an email.

Other incidents: Minnamurra Rainforest may close at short notice
Minnamurra Rainforest is a popular location and will close at short notice if needed to ensure visitation levels do not exceed safe capacity or due to the car park reaching capacity.  We encourage you to plan your visit outside the peak periods of 11am to 2pm. 

Closed areas: Minnamurra Falls walk closed
Minnamurra Falls walk is temporarily closed and impassable due to severe rainfall causing dangerous conditions. The Falls walk will re-open as soon as it is safe. The Visitor Information Centre and Lyrebird Loop Walk remain open.
For further information phone Visitor Centre staff on 02 4236 0469.

Closed areas: Minnamurra Falls Walk closed until further notice
Minnamurra Falls Walk in Budderoo National Park is currently closed until further notice due to prolonged rainfall causing rock fall, landslides, damage to walking track infrastructure and dangerous conditions.
Lyrebird Loop track remains open, however may close at short notice.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Minnamurra Rainforest Visitor Centre.

Border Ranges National Park

Closed areas: Border Ranges National Park walking tracks
The following areas are closed from Saturday 30 July 2022 due to recent severe flooding causing multiple treefalls and landslips:

  • Booyong track
  • Rosewood track
  • Palm Valley track
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Brindle Creek walking track
  • Bar Mountain picnic area and walking tracks
  • Bar Mountain circuit
  • Falcorostrum loop
  • Beech Glade track
  • Bar Mountain lookout
These areas will open as soon as repairs are carried out and they are deemed safe for public access.
The following areas are open:
  • Red Cedar Loop walking track
  • Helmholtzia Loop walking track
  • Pinnacle lookout and walking track
  • Blackbutts lookout and picnic area
  • Tweed Valley lookout
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 local park office.

Closed areas: Bar Mountain picnic area and walking tracks
The Bar Mountain area of Border Ranges National Park is closed for walking track maintenance work from Sunday 31 July to Wednesday 31 August 2022.
There will be no access to the Bar Mountain picnic area during this period. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Safety alerts: Changed access to Border Ranges National Park
Access to Border Ranges National Park is via Lynchs Creek/Forest Road from Winagaree only. This is due to ongoing land slip repair works between Bar Mountain picnic area and the eastern boundary gate. As a result there is no direct access from the Murwillumbah/Barkers Vale direction.
Note access to Border Loop lookout and walk is from NSW only as the Lions Road is closed at the QLD border.
For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Ben Boyd National Park

Closed areas: City Rock walking track closed for repairs
The City Rock walking track is closed for repairs from Monday 15 August 2022 to Friday 16 September 2022.
For more information contact NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 6495 5000

Closed areas: Bittangabee Bay campground and picnic area closed for upgrades
Bittangabee campground and picnic area is closed between Tuesday 14 June and Thursday 22 September 2022 for upgrades.
This closure is weather-dependent and may be extended. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Boyds Tower precinct closed for upgrades
The Boyds Tower precinct will be closed from Monday 21 February until August 2022 for upgrades.
Light to Light walk will remain open. For further information please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Safety alerts: Bittangabee Storehouse closed
The historic storehouse at Bittangabee Bay is closed for safety reasons, until restoration works are complete.

Safety alerts: Light to Light walking track - Dangerous conditions
Light to Light walking track creek crossings at the northern and southern ends of Saltwater Creek Beach, and Bittangabee Bay are hazardous due to sea surge.  
Remember, it’s never safe to walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through these 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).
 
 

Closed areas: Hegartys Bay campground closed
Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed until further notice due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicles
Mowarry Point Trail closed to vehicle access from Walkers Rock intersection due to recent rain events.  

Binnaway Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Southern fire trail closed
Southern fire trail on the southern boundary of Binnaway Nature Reserve is closed until further notice due to wet conditions. Vehicles may become bogged and damage roads. There is limited phone reception in this area.

Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park

Closed areas: Bobbin Head toilet blocks closed for upgrades
The toilet blocks at Orchard Park and Gibberagong will be closed for upgrades from Monday 7 March until the end of October 2022. There will be temporary toilets in place while the works are being carried out.
For more information, please contact the local office on 02 8448 0400.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 August 2022 and 31 January 2023 in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices.
All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 9451 3479 or 02 8448 0440.

Closed areas: Bobbin Head fire trail partial closure
Bobbin Head fire trail is closed from the junction of Warrimoo track and Bobbin Head trail due to a landslip. The area will remain closed until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Closed areas: Areas closed due to upgrades at Apple Tree Bay boat ramp
The following areas will be closed until mid to late August 2022 while upgrades to the Apple Tree Bay boat ramp and wharf area are underway:

  • pedestrian bridge
  • boat ramp pontoon
  • partial closure of boat ramp
  • removal of fish cleaning table
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400.

Closed areas: Tracks and trails closed due to severe weather
Some tracks and trails in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park are closed from 9am, Wednesday 6 April 2022 until further notice due to severe weather.
The following areas are closed:
  • Bairne to Bonnie Doon track (Coasters Retreat)
  • Berowra track to Apple Tree Bay
  • Mackerel trail from The Basin trail to Sinclair Point
  • Mount Kuring-gai track to Berowra Station
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Closed areas: Kalkari Discovery Centre closed
Kalkari Discovery Centre is closed until further notice due to damage from severe weather.
For more information contact Bobbin Head Information Centre on 02 9472 8949.

Closed areas: Berowra walking track closure
Berowra walking track, from Berowra to Apple Tree bay, including the Mount Ku-ring-gai access track, is closed until further notice.
There is a significant threat of rockfalls due to slope instability, caused by recent weather events. NPWS will further assess the track and carry out necessary repair works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400 or call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Other planned events: Temporary fencing at West Head lookout
West Head lookout is open to visitors, and temporary fencing has been installed at the lookout for public safety. Upgrades will take place from July to October 2022.
Please do not enter the fenced area. Nearby walking tracks remain open.

Other planned events: Orchard Park shelter restoration
The shelters in Orchard Park at Bobbin Head will be undergoing restoration works from Monday 26 April 2021. As the work is complex, it is unsure when the shelters will reopen. 
Signage and security fencing will be erected around closed shelters as they are progressively repaired. Not all shelters will be closed at once, so you can use the remaining shelters while construction works are completed. 
For more information about closures, call the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757, or the NPWS North Western Sydney area office on 02 8448 0400.

Other incidents: COVID-19 safety advice
Please plan ahead when visiting this park. Popular precincts may be closed at short notice to ensure visitation levels do not exceed COVID-19 social distancing requirements.
Due to the developing COVID-19 situation in NSW, please consult the latest NSW Government news and updates about COVID-19 for advice on required safety measures before visiting a park.
We encourage you to:
  • Plan your visit outside of the peak periods of 10am to 3pm.
  • Check this alert before leaving home and again before arriving at the park.
  • Be prepared to move on if it's not possible to park your vehicle or to maintain a COVID-safe distance from other visitors.

Malabar Headland National Park

Closed areas: Closed areas due to rifle range operations
The eastern section of Malabar Headland National Park will be closed on the following dates/times due to rifle range operations:

  • Every Saturday, 8am to 5pm
  • Every 1st, 3rd and 5th Sunday of the month, 8am to 5pm
  • NSW Police Thursday 18 August 2022 and Friday 19 August 2022 inclusive
  • NSWRA Competitions week - Monday 5 September to Sunday 11 September 2022 inclusive.
Do not enter the eastern section of the park (including Boora Point walking track) when:
  • Red flags are flying above the range
  • The 'rifle range in use' warning signs are displayed at the park entry (South Maroubra Beach and Fishermans Road carpark)
  • Park entry gates are closed.
The western section of the park (Western Escarpment walking track) is open when the rifle range is in use.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 9337 5511 or the ANZAC Rifle Range on 02 9661 4532.

Winburndale Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 fox ground baiting operation
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in this park from Thursday 1 September 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.
The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.
All baiting locations will be identified by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst for more information on 02 6332 7640 or send an email.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 March 2022 to Wednesday 31 August 2022 within Winburndale Nature Reserve.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call NPWS Central West Area Office on 02 6332 7640.

Mount Jerusalem National Park

Closed areas: Mount Jerusalem National Park partial closure
Mount Jerusalem National Park is partially closed from Wednesday 29 June 2022 until further notice, due to extensive flood damage and to allow for repairs.
The Koonyum Range area, including Koonyun Range Road and Boogarem Falls, will remain open during this time.
The following roads will be closed for repairs:

  • Manns Road - Closed weekdays, 8am to 3pm from Tuesday 9 August to Friday 26 August 2022
  • Main Arm Road - Closed weekdays, 8am to 3pm from Monday 22 August to Friday 2 September 2022
These roads will be open outside the closure times.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tweed Byron area office on 02 6639 8300 or 02 6670 8600.

Nombinnie Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for ground pest control operation
Yathong Nature Reserve and Nombinnie Nature Reserve are closed from 1pm, Monday 15 August to 1pm, Friday 19 August 2022 for a ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions
There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.
For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

Yathong Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Park closed for ground pest control operation
Yathong Nature Reserve and Nombinnie Nature Reserve are closed from 1pm, Monday 15 August to 1pm, Friday 19 August 2022 for a ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions
There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.
For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

Coolah Tops National Park

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park partial closure
Coolah Tops National Park is partially open to the public. 
Some visitor areas are closed because:

  • Tree branches are hung up in the tree canopy
  • Trees have fallen over tracks
  • There is extensive road damage to some creek crossings.
NPWS is working with contractors to make the park safe for visitors.
The following areas remain closed to visitors:
  • Norfolk Falls walking track 
  • Norfolk Falls link track - Storm damage to the walking track
  • Norfolk Falls picnic area
  • Norfolk Falls Road - The causeway to the falls is damaged from flooding; maintenance is underway 
  • Bald Hill Fire Trail - creek crossing damaged, waiting for dry conditions to complete restoration works.  
  • Bald Hill Falls - closed because of creek crossing damage and track damage
  • Pine trees campground - Areas closed under the pine trees
  • Bundar Management fire trail  
  • Forest Road beyond the seasonal gate and all other roads east of this gate
  • Grass Trees track cannot be accessed via Barracks campground - track damaged
Please continue to check this website for updates about areas that are opening.
The following areas are open to visitors:
  • Barracks campground
  • Cox's Creek fire trail
  • Sawmill ruins
  • Pines campground 
  • Cox's Creek campground
  • Brackens Hut 
  • Joes Hut
  • Bundella lookout 
  • Pinnacle lookout 
  • Pinnacle walking track 
  • Grass Trees walking track - Pinnacle road entrance only
  • Forest Road - Entrance to the seasonal gate 
  • Pinnacle Road
  • Coxs Creek fire trail
  • Hildegard Road to Brackens Hut
Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road to the park's entrance is managed and maintained by Warrumbungles Shire Council. Please refer any enquiries concerning this section of the road directly to the council. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Pillga Discovery Centre in Baradine on 02 6843 4011.

Richmond River Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Bundjalung National Park and Richmond River Nature Reserve from Monday 8 August 2022 to Friday 23 December 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened shorebird species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

Lane Cove National Park

Closed areas: Bakers Flat picnic area closed
Bakers Flat picnic area will be closed until mid-September for landscaping works. For further information call the local area office on 02 8448 0400.

Other planned events: ‘1080 pest management’
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 August 2022 and 31 January 2023 in Lane Cove National Park. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices.
All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 8448 0400.

Closed areas: Toilet closures in Lane Cove National Park
Some toilets within this park will be closed during the week, opening only on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays. The closed toilets are at:

  • Carters Creek (Area 9)
  • Scribbly Gums (Area 17)
  • Haynes Flat (Area 32)
Please note: This does not apply to bookings. Where there are bookings, toilets will be opened.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400.

Closed areas: Sugarloaf carpark closed
Sugarloaf car park is no longer open to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.
For more information, please contact Chatswood Area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Bindarri National Park

Closed areas: Areas and roads closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage: 

  • Binderray picnic area
  • Pine Road
  • Langleys Road
  • Urumbilum Creek Road
Bangalore Falls is accessible to 4WD vehicles via Range road. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Repairs will be carried out as conditions dry.
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 NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Closed areas: Suttons road closed due to storm damage
Suttons road is closed to vehicle traffic for safety reasons following a pavement collapse during recent wet weather.  Repairs will be scheduled as conditions dry out. Alternate access is via Granite Pit or McMullens Roads.
For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Bindarri State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Areas and roads closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until Friday 2 September 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage: 

  • Binderray picnic area
  • Pine Road
  • Langleys Road
  • Urumbilum Creek Road
Bangalore Falls is accessible to 4WD vehicles via Range road. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Repairs will be carried out as conditions dry.
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 NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:
  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park

Closed areas: 1st and 2nd Bay campgrounds closed
The following areas are closed until Friday 2 September 2022:

  • 1st Bay campground
  • 2nd Bay campground
This is to allow severe erosion damage to be repaired. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Gaagal Wanggaan (South Beach) National Park from Wednesday 10 August 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Jilliby State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Fire trails and roads closed due to damage
The following fire trails are closed due to illegal 4WD damage:

  • Maculata fire trail west of Jilliby Road to Daniels Point fire trail
  • Eastern section of Daniels Point fire trail to Jilliby Jilliby Creek
There is no vehicle access across Little Jilliby jilliby Creek in either direction. Locked gates are in place in several locations. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Hazardous conditions due to wet weather
All roads in Jilliby State Conservation Area are unsealed, and not readily accessible by 2WD vehicles. 4WD vehicles should be used at all times. Gates may be temporarily closed on some roads for roadworks, to prevent damage when wet.
For more information, please call the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Muirs lookout picnic area closed
NPWS has closed Muirs lookout and picnic area effective from Monday 20 June 2022. 
Factors contributing to the closure include:
  • road access is not suitable for 2WD vehicles and has been damaged and eroded following heavy and ongoing rainfall
  • visitor facilities, including picnic tables and toilets, are unsafe and outdated
  • toilets don’t meet NPWS and health standards
  • views from the lookout to the coast have diminished due to grown tall trees and vegetation. 
The surrounding area, including Watagans National Park and neighbouring state forests, have alternative sites for lookouts and picnic areas.
The closest lookouts are located off Mt Faulk Road to the north and include Heaton, Hunter and Macleans lookouts.
For further information please contact the NPWS Central Coast Area office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000.

Safety alerts: Prickly Ridge Road 4WD only
Prickly Ridge Road between Watagan Forest Road and Cut-Rock Road is suitable only for 4WD vehicles.
To prevent further damage visitors are asked to avoid this area and other trails in the Reserve that are still slippery and potentially hazardous.  
For further information, please contact the Central Coast Area Office at Lake Munmorah on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Lemon Tree Forest Road partial closure for roadworks
The section of Lemon Tree Forest Road, between Prickly Ridge Road and Yambo Forest Road, in Jilliby State Conservation Area is closed to all vehicles for reconstruction. This closure will remain in place due to severe erosion and 4WD vehicle damage. Rain has delayed the work again.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Campbells Point Road Temp Closure - Jilliby SCA
Campbells Point Road and Campbells Point Link Road in the southern section of Jiiliby State Conservation Area will be closed from Wednesday 23 March to Friday 1st April 2022.
The closure is to enable major roadworks to repair the fire trail, for future wildfire response and hazard reduction burning.
Please stay off the fire trail and follow directions on signage, and of NPWS staff and contractors.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Middle Ridge Road - fire trail closed
Middle Ridge Road is closed from the intersection of Null Road. There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to Ravensdale Road. This trail is dormant and not open for public use. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Central Coast Lake Munmorah area office on 02 4972 9000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Wollumbin National Park

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park closed
Wollumbin National Park, formerly known as Mount Warning National Park, remains closed until the end of October 2022 due to the impacts of widespread flooding in the region.
The closure is also to allow further consultation with the Aboriginal community and other key stakeholders about future management of the site.

Meroo National Park

Closed areas: Meroo Head campground closed
The following areas are closed while construction works are undertaken: 

  • Meroo Head campground
  • Meroo Head lookout walking track
  • Meroo Lake walking track
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757.

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage
The following roads are closed due to adverse weather, flood damage and road repairs:
  • Romney Park Road
  • Lake Road
  • Burrill Lake Drive - West
  • Burrill Lake Drive - East
  • Munno Road
  • Western Road
Vehicle access to the following visitor areas is prevented due to these road closures:
  • Burrill Lake Western Arm picnic area
  • Burrill Lake East picnic area
  • Giriwa walking track
  • Gari walking track
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 local park office.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:
  • Conjola National Park
  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park

Closed parks: Park closed due to rain, road closures
Narriearra Caryapundy Swamp National Park is closed due to rainfall and road closures as many creek crossings and roads are impassable due to rainfall causing dangerous
The park will reopen as soon as roads are safe and passable.
 Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Tibooburra NPWS Office on 08 8091 3308.

Closed areas: Caryapundy lookout south loop closed
You'll need to complete this drive as a return trip instead of a loop, because Caryapundy lookout south loop drive is closed.
The closed section begins at the Narriearra scenic drive T-junction, and extends all the way up to Caryapundy tank bird hide.
The drive to Caryapundy tank bird hide is still around 70km when done as a return trip following Caryapundy lookout north loop from the Narriearra scenic drive T-junction.
Caryapundy lookout campground, Caryapundy tank bird hide, Narriearra scenic drive and Caryapundy lookout north loop are open.
The grey grasswren bird habitat is closed to the public while Bartons tank bird hide and the roads to the bird hide are being developed.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tibooburra area office on 08 8091 3308.

Closed areas: Whittabrinnah heritage walk closed
Whittabrinnah heritage walk is closed for upgrades and is expected to open in early 2022.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tibooburra area office on 08 8091 3308.

Popran National Park

Closed areas: Walking track closed due to flood damage
Hominy Creek walking track and access to Emerald Pool is closed until further notice. The track is impassable due to severe rainfall causing hazardous conditions.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Ironbark Road access to picnic area - Last 850m 4WD only
The last 850m along Ironbark Road (Crown Road) to access Ironbark picnic area is currently limited to 4WD vehicles only. This section is not suitable to conventional 2WD vehicles due to a severely eroded hill along the Crown Road. Visitors to this section of the park travelling by conventional 2WD vehicles will have to walk the last 850 metres to access to the start of the park and Ironbark picnic area.

Paroo-Darling National Park

Closed areas: Coach and Horses campground closed due to flooding
Coach and Horses campground is closed due to flooding of the Darling River below Louth and Tilpa. The campground is expected to remain closed for the next few months. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further updates please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Fire bans: Park fire ban
There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) 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)
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and/or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

Bongil Bongil National Park

Safety alerts: Gordons Road Bridge Closed
The bridge on Gordons Road is closed until further notice due to structural failure. The bridge is not safe to cross. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Coffs Coast on 66520900.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Bongil Bongil National Park from Wednesday 10 August 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Safety alerts: Saunders road bridge closed
The bridge on Saunders Road is closed until further notice due to structural failure. The bridge is not safe to cross.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Coffs Coast on 66520900.

Wallarah National Park

Safety alerts: Rock fishing safety
Rock fishing is a popular activity for many national park visitors and your safety whilst fishing is important. Parts of the NSW Central Coast are a declared high risk area due to large swells and hazardous surf conditions. In these high risk areas under the NSW Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016, you are required by law to wear an appropriate life jacket. This includes children and anyone helping you fish. This is regulated by NSW Fisheries and poses an on the spot $100 fine if non-compliant.
Before rock fishing you should always:

Stay safe, always watch the local conditions, never turn your back on the ocean and never fish alone.
If you’re in doubt don’t go out.

Munmorah State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Rock fishing safety
Rock fishing is a popular activity for many national park visitors and your safety whilst fishing is important. Parts of the NSW Central Coast are a declared high risk area due to large swells and hazardous surf conditions. In these high risk areas under the NSW Rock Fishing Safety Act 2016, you are required by law to wear an appropriate life jacket. This includes children and anyone helping you fish. This is regulated by NSW Fisheries and poses an on the spot $100 fine if non-compliant.
Before rock fishing you should always:

Stay safe, always watch the local conditions, never turn your back on the ocean and never fish alone.
If you’re in doubt don’t go out.

Safety alerts: Area permanently closed - Pink Caves
Access to Pink Caves is permanently closed. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks.
Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.
Pink Caves has never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Pink Caves.
Visitors should take caution when traversing rock shelves and coastal areas located within Munmorah State Conservation Area.
For further information call the NPWS Lake Munmorah office on 02 4972 9000.

Closed areas: Frazer Beach to Frazer campground access closed
The access track from the northern end of Frazer Beach to Frazer campground is currently closed due to damage caused in a recent flood event. Alternate access to Frazer Beach is available.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Nymboi-Binderay National Park

Closed areas: Western Nymboi-Binderay National Park closed
The western side of Nymboi-Binderay National Park (west of Nymboida River) is closed until Monday 5 September 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Repairs will be carried out as conditions dry.
Moonpar Forest Drive is accessible to 4WD vehicles.
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 NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Kumbatine State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Closed parks and state conservation area due to flood damage
This park is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Maria National Park

Closed parks: Closed parks and state conservation area due to flood damage
This park is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Kumbatine National Park

Closed parks: Closed parks and state conservation area due to flood damage
This park is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Willi Willi National Park and Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve closed due to flooding
Willi Willi National Park is closed until Wednesday 30 September 2022 due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Willi Willi National Park

Closed parks: Willi Willi National Park and Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve closed due to flooding
Willi Willi National Park is closed until Wednesday 30 September 2022 due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Bago Bluff National Park

Closed parks: Bago Bluff National Park closed due to severe flood damage
This park is closed until Wednesday 31 August 2022 date due to widespread flood damage.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Illawarra Escarpment State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Sublime Point walking track closed
Sublime Point walking track is closed until further notice. The track is currently being repaired or upgraded. As soon as the track can be safely re-opened, NPWS alerts will be updated.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Mount Keira Ring track closed
Mt Keira Ring track is closed until further notice due to damage caused by severe weather. The track is currently being repaired or upgraded.. As soon as the track can be safely re-opened, NPWS Alerts will be updated. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Closed areas: Mount Kembla Ring track closed due to landslide
Mount Kembla Ring track is closed until further notice due to damage from landslips and rockfalls. The track is currently being repaired or upgraded. As soon as the track can be safely re-opened, NPWS Alerts will be updated
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed due to rain damage
The following walking tracks are closed until further notice due to damage from heavy rain that has caused dangerous conditions, including eroded creek crossings, potential rockfalls and landslips:

  • Mount Keira Ring track
  • Mount Kembla Ring track
  • Sublime track
These areas will be re-opened when safe to do so.
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 local park office.

Closed areas: Trails closed in Illawarra Escarpment
The following areas are closed until further notice, due to damage from recent severe weather:
  • Mount Kembla Ring track
  • Lower Escarpment fire trail
  • Upper Escarpment fire trail
  • Mount Pleasant management trail
  • O’Briens management trail
  • Staffords management trail
This closure maybe extended further, if rain occurs.
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 local park office.

Capoompeta National Park

Safety alerts: Road closure and safety advice - 4WD only and horse float restrictions
Spirabo Forest Way is open from the north-western end of Washpool National Park (from Scrub Road at Tenterfield), and is restricted to 4WD only. If entering the Four Bull Hut area with a horse float then entry and exit should be from this direction.
Access south of Four Bull Hut is unsuitable for horse floats, and requires 4WD with high ground clearance.
Access to Four Bull Hut via the following routes is also by 4WD only, in vehicles with high ground clearance:

  • Mount Spirabo Road from the New England Highway at Bolivia
  • Ten Mile Road in the south from Deepwater, on Spirabo Forest Way through Capoompeta National Park
The above accesses roads remain unsuitable for towing of horse floats. These roads are unsuitable for low clearance 4WDs or AWD vehicles.
Please be cautious and drive to road conditions. For further information, contact the local NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Other incidents: Magistrate trail closed to heavy vehicles
Magistrate trail in Capoompeta National Park is closed to heavy vehicles until further notice, due to flood damage.
For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Washpool National Park

Safety alerts: Road closure and safety advice - 4WD only and horse float restrictions
Spirabo Forest Way is open from the north-western end of Washpool National Park (from Scrub Road at Tenterfield), and is restricted to 4WD only. If entering the Four Bull Hut area with a horse float then entry and exit should be from this direction.
Access south of Four Bull Hut is unsuitable for horse floats, and requires 4WD with high ground clearance.
Access to Four Bull Hut via the following routes is also by 4WD only, in vehicles with high ground clearance:

  • Mount Spirabo Road from the New England Highway at Bolivia
  • Ten Mile Road in the south from Deepwater, on Spirabo Forest Way through Capoompeta National Park
The above accesses roads remain unsuitable for towing of horse floats. These roads are unsuitable for low clearance 4WDs or AWD vehicles.
Please be cautious and drive to road conditions. For further information, contact the local NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Closed areas: Road closure
Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.
The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.
Please note:
  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Washpool State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Road closure and safety advice - 4WD only and horse float restrictions
Spirabo Forest Way is open from the north-western end of Washpool National Park (from Scrub Road at Tenterfield), and is restricted to 4WD only. If entering the Four Bull Hut area with a horse float then entry and exit should be from this direction.
Access south of Four Bull Hut is unsuitable for horse floats, and requires 4WD with high ground clearance.
Access to Four Bull Hut via the following routes is also by 4WD only, in vehicles with high ground clearance:

  • Mount Spirabo Road from the New England Highway at Bolivia
  • Ten Mile Road in the south from Deepwater, on Spirabo Forest Way through Capoompeta National Park
The above accesses roads remain unsuitable for towing of horse floats. These roads are unsuitable for low clearance 4WDs or AWD vehicles.
Please be cautious and drive to road conditions. For further information, contact the local NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

Torrington State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Ugly Corner Falls track damage
Ugly Corner Falls walking track is damaged due to flooding. Surfaces may be uneven due to erosion.
Please follow all signage and don't enter areas that are fenced off. Due to recent rainfall creek levels can change rapidly. It is unsafe to swim or attempt to cross rivers that are flooded.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Biamanga National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire recovery
Biamanga National Park Cultural Area and Mumbulla Creek Falls Cultural picnic area are closed until further notice due to substantial bushfire recovery works.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800.

Safety alerts: Northern section of Mumbulla Creek Road 4WD only
Due to forecast heavy rainfall the northern section of Mumbulla Creek Road is 4WD only from 500m south of Wyuna trail to Tee-ridge Road.
Mumbulla Creek Road has recently been graded and some sections of this road may become temporarily impassable to vehicles due to rain, thunderstorms and vehicle damage to the road surface.
Please avoid this area until the road dries out. This closure does not affect residents of Mumbulla Creek Road as they can access their property from Dr George Mountain Road.
Please note that Biamanga Cultural Area (Mumbulla Creek Falls) is closed. Please do not not drive on Mumbulla Creek Road in an attempt to access a closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Mumbulla Creek Road - Access restricted
The section of the Mumbulla Creek Road road within 500m of the Dr George Mountain Road intersection has become boggy from water saturation and may become temporarily impassable to some vehicles. 
Residents should drive with care, follow onsite directional signs and where possible, minimise use of the road during this time whilst urgent repairs to maintain access are being carried out.
Large or heavy vehicles should not use this road at this time. Visitors should avoid this area until the road dries out and road repairs are completed. Please note that Biamanga Cultural Area (Mumbula Creek Falls) is closed. Please do not not drive on Mumbulla Creek Road in an attempt to access a closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Clyde River National Park

Closed areas: Closed Area: Beach Campground
Beach campground in Clyde River National Park is closed from Friday 20 June to Saturday 24 September 2022 for site protections and campground upgrades.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Prospect Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Prospect Nature Reserve closed public
Prospect Nature Reserve is closed to the public indefinitely as it's part of a Special Water catchment area. There is no public access at any time.
If you wish to visit the Prospect Reservoir area, Andrew Campbell Reserve on William Lawson Drive has picnic tables, playground and toilet facilities.
For more information about visiting Andrew Campbell Reserve, please contact Sydney Water on 13 20 92. 

Bungonia State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Spring Creek Canyon closed due to rockfalls
Spring Creek Canyon in Bungonia State Conservation Area is closed due to rockfalls in the area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Garigal National Park

Other planned events: 1080 pest management
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between 1 August 2022 and 31 January 2023 in Garigal National Park. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices.
All baiting locations are identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 9451 3479.

Closed areas: Two Creeks track closed for maintenance
Part of Two Creeks track is closed from Tuesday 29 March 2022 until further notice due to track maintenance.
The closed area is the section of Two Creeks track between the Eastern arterial track entrance and Gordon Creek track intersection.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Section of Middle Harbour Creek track closed due to rockfall hazard
Middle Harbour Creek track is closed between Stepping Stone Crossing and Cascades trail until further notice due to rockfall hazard.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Flat Rock track partial closure
The section of Flat Rock track from the Killarney Drive entrance to the Downpatrick Street entrance, is permanently closed where the old track passes through private property near Killarney Point.
Please note:

  • Walkers heading west should exit Flat Rock track at the eastern end of Killarney Drive and use Killarney Drive until you reach Downpatrick Street. Then walk down the street and re-enter Flat Rock track from the Downpatrick Street fire trail.
  • Walkers heading east should exit Flat Rock track at the Downpatrick Street fire trail and use Downpatrick Street, then Killarney Drive until you reach the end of Killarney Drive. Re-enter Flat Rock track from the Killarney Drive entrance.
For more information, please contact the NPWS Forestville area office on 02 9451 3479 between 9.30am and 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Other incidents: COVID-19 safety advice
Please plan ahead when visiting this park. Popular precincts may be closed at short notice to ensure visitation levels do not exceed COVID-19 social distancing requirements.
Due to the developing COVID-19 situation in NSW, please consult the latest NSW Government news and updates about COVID-19 for advice on required safety measures before visiting a park.
We encourage you to:
  • Plan your visit outside of the peak periods of 10am to 3pm.
  • Check this alert before leaving home and again before arriving at the park.
  • Be prepared to move on if it's not possible to park your vehicle or to maintain a COVID-safe distance from other visitors.

Bretti Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Camping at Bretti Reserve
Bretti Reserve is a MidCoast Council managed campground. It is not attached to the National Parks and Wildlife Service Bretti Nature Reserve.
For information about camping at Bretti Reserve please call the MidCoast Visitor Information Centre in Gloucester on 1800 802 692.

Berrico Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to severe weather event
A number of National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves will be closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from severe weather event. These include:

  • Berrico National Reserve
  • The Glen National Reserve
Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300.

The Glen Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Reserves closed due to severe weather event
A number of National Parks and Wildlife Service reserves will be closed to vehicles until further notice due to damage from severe weather event. These include:

  • Berrico National Reserve
  • The Glen National Reserve
Landslips, collapsed bridges and culverts and hazardous trees have been reported across many areas. For your safety, please avoid these reserves until damage assessments can be made and any safety issues rectified. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Gloucester Office on 02 6538 5300.

Chaelundi National Park

Safety alerts: Doon Goonge campground access
Access to Doon Goonge campground is best from the west via Chaelundi Road and then Quartz Road.
It is not possible to access from the east on Chandler Creek trail, due to a major washout on Chandler Creek.
For more information contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Lake Innes State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Lake Innes Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Kattang Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Macquarie Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Pee Dee Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Limeburners Creek National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Koorebang Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Rawdon Creek Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Kindee Creek State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Queens Lake State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Innes Ruins Historic Site

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Closed parks: No entry to Innes Ruins Historic Site
Innes Ruins is closed to public entry except by guided tour. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Queens Lake Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Goolawah Regional Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Goolawah National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Arakoon National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Closed areas: Area permanently closed - Mermaid Pools
Access to Mermaid Pools is permanently closed including for swimming. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks and pools.
Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.
Mermaid Pools have never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Mermaid Pools.
For further information call the NPWS Verges Creek area office on 02 6561 6700.

Boonanghi Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Gads Sugarloaf Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Boonanghi State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

The Castles Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Fishermans Bend Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Jasper Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

The Cells State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Verges Creek Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Boorganna Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Roto House Historic Site

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Closed areas: Roto House closed
The historic Roto House within Roto House Historic Site is closed for until further notice. Reopening planning is underway for after the Covid restrictions change.
The grounds and carpark of Roto House Historic Site remain open to the public.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Carrai National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Dooragan National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Werrikimbe National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Closed areas: Cockerawombeeba Roadand trail closed for repairs
Cockerawombeeba Road and trail are closed until further notice due to extensive flood damage.
There is no access from Plateau Beech campground south, through to Forbes River Road.
The road will re-open once the Forestry Corporation completes repairs.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6588 5555.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Bridal Veil Falls Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Fifes Knob Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Middle Brother National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Safety alerts: Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area - 4WD only
Access to Bird Tree Picnic Area is currently affected by a landslip on Grey Gum Ridge Road, and wet conditions due to ongoing recent rainfall. It is not suitable for 2WD access. 
4WDs can access Bird Tree Picnic Area by using Haydons Road off the Pacific Highway, which then joins Stoney Creek Trail and Grey Gum Ridge Road to access the picnic area from the north. There is no access on Grey Gum Ridge Road south of Bird Tree Picnic Area (towards the towers) due to a significant land slip.  
For further information please contact the Port Macquarie NPWS Office on (02) 6588 5555. 

Crowdy Bay National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Closed areas: 4WD Kylies Beach access closed
The 4WD beach access at Kylies campground is closed until further notice due to flood and storm damage. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Skillion Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Cooperabung Creek Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Clybucca Historic Site

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Clybucca Aboriginal Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Woregore Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Mount Seaview Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Comboyne Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Carrai State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Cottan-Bimbang National Park

Safety alerts: Take care on tracks and surfaces
Erosion and surface damage has occurred on walking tracks, road surfaces within national parks of the Hastings Macleay Area following significant and prolonged rainfall events. Remediation works are scheduled as weather permits.
Please take care and be aware of the conditions when visiting these national parks. For more information, contact the local NPWS Hastings area office on 02 6588 5555 or the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6700.

Thirlmere Lakes National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood damage
The following areas are closed from Thursday 3 March to Wednesday 31 August 2022 due to flood damage:

  • Thirlmere Lakes walking track
  • Slades Road is closed between West Parade and Dry Lakes Road.
Werri Berri and Lake Couridjah picnic areas are now open.
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 local NPWS office on 02 4632 4500.

Barren Grounds Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Illawarra lookout closed
Illawarra lookout within Barren Grounds Nature Reserve is closed until  further notice due to damage. NPWS is in the process of repairing the lookout and the lookout is expected to re-open later in 2022.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Other planned events: 1080 fox ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is conducting a continual and ongoing 1080 ground baiting program for the control of foxes from Wednesday 16 March to Friday 16 September 2022 to reduce the impacts on threatened species.
The operation will target foxes in the Carrington Falls, Knights Hill and Barren Grounds areas. Baits have been placed on NPWS estate, private properties and Crown road reserves with permissions. 
There are 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to baiting areas. Don’t touch baits or ejector devices. Some baits may be buried.
1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves. Restrain working and assistance dogs to ensure they don’t enter the baiting areas. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Melinda Norton at the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or send an email.

Mount Royal National Park

Closed areas: Mount Royal Road and Cassels Road closed due to road conditions
The following areas are closed to public vehicle access from Tuesday 19 April to Monday 31 October 2022 due to significant road damage:

  • Mount Royal Road
  • Cassels Road
  • Youngville camping area
  • Carrow Brook walking track
  • Pieries Peak walking track
  • Youngs Trail picnic area
These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.

Mebbin National Park

Closed parks: Park closed for repairs
Mebbin National Park is closed from Monday 28 February 2022 until further notice due to flood damage and repairs.
There is no public access during this time.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Tweed area office on 02 6670 8600.

Closed areas: O'Connors fire trail closed for maintenance
O'Connors fire trail is closed from Monday 10 January 2022 for maintenance and upgrades. Signs will be in place around closed areas.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Wilson Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Closed walking tracks
Wilson Nature Reserve North and South walking tracks are closed indefinitely due to widespread damage from recent weather events.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6627 0200.

Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve closed
Tucki Tucki Nature Reserve is closed until September 2022 due damaged sustained in recent floods.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve

Closed parks: Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve closed for flood repairs
Abercrombie Karst Conservation Reserve will remain closed to the public until at least Thursday 1 September 2022, due to ongoing flood repairs. 
This closure will be reviewed on Saturday 20 August 2022.
The closure affects the entire reserve, including walking tracks, campgrounds, caves and trails.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 4843 5976.

Fortis Creek National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from Monday 11 July 2022 to Monday 05 December 2022, in the following areas:

  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservation Area 
  • Fortis Creek National Park
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

Banyabba Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from Monday 11 July 2022 to Monday 05 December 2022, in the following areas:

  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservation Area 
  • Fortis Creek National Park
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

Banyabba State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from Monday 11 July 2022 to Monday 05 December 2022, in the following areas:

  • Banyabba Nature Reserve
  • Banyabba State Conservation Area 
  • Fortis Creek National Park
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information on 02 6641 1500.

Budawang National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until further notice due to flooding:

  • Long Gully picnic area
  • Long Gully campground
Many creek crossings, roads and trails in this area are also closed due to recent rain events.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Kanangra-Boyd National Park

Safety alerts: Kanangra to Katoomba (K2K) access
K2K (Kanangra to Katoomba) access is only available from Kanangra Walls. Access is not possible via Green Gully, Dunphys campground or Narrow Neck.
Due to the ongoing wet conditions, Coxs River can flood at short notice and may be impassable. Please check conditions before embarking on your walk.

Closed areas: Kowmung River fire trail closed
Kowmung River fire trail is closed until further notice due to heavy rainfall and rising rivers.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200.

Closed areas: Kanangra Boyd National Park fire trail closures
The following fire trails In Kanangra Boyd National Park are closed from Thursday 30 June to Friday 30 September 2022 due to wet weather and track conditions:

  • Morong Falls
  • Gibraltar Rock
  • Waterfall Creek
  • Mini Mini
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Kanangra Boyd National Park from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:
  • Wollemi National Park -  Newnes (Cricket Pitch camping area only)
  • Turon National Park - all camping areas
  • Marrangaroo National Park - main camping area
  • Abercrombie River National Park - all camping areas
  • Kanangra Boyd National Park - Kowmung river crossing 
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
 

Columbey State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Fibrosa trail closed due to storm damage
Fibrosa trail has experienced significant storm damage and is closed to all users in the south of the reserve. Planning is underway to repair the damaged trail.
Take care and follow onsite signage. Please remember that vehicles are not permitted in Columbey State Conservation Area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on 02 6538 5300.

Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel road closed due to damage
Glow Worm Tunnel road is closed from the intersection of Waratah Ridge and Glow Worm Tunnel Road due to damage.
This road will re-open when safe to do so.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200

Safety alerts: All Trails 4WD only
All trails in this park are 4WD only. Trails are not suitable for 2WD.
The trails are rough, have bog holes and some are steep in sections due to erosion caused by the recent rainfall and flooding. Roadworks are currently underway take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Closed areas: Waratah Ridge Road closed
Waratah Ridge Road is closed to all traffic from 21 February 2022 until May 2023 as part of the Wartime Remnants Clean up Project.
Fore more information please contact wartime.remnants@defence.gov.au

Wingham Brush Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Graham Allan walk closed at recreation ground
Access from Graham Allen walk to the riverside recreation area (MCC) is closed for upgrade works within the adjacent council-managed recreation area.  The Graham Allen Walk remains open from the Isabella Street and Farquhar Street entrances.

Yarringully Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Boatharbour Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Bungabbee Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Bungawalbin National Park

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Bungawalbin Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Captains Creek Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Jackywalbin State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Yarringully State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Bundjalung State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Uralba Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Hogarth Range Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions
The closure of the following parks and reserves has been extended until Monday 29 August 2022 due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events:

  • Boatharbour Nature Reserve
  • Bundjalung State Conservation Area
  • Bungabbee Nature Reserve
  • Bungawalbin National Park, Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • Captains Creek Nature Reserve
  • Davis Scrub Nature Reserve
  • Dubay Nuraham Aboriginal Area
  • Hogarth Range Nature Reserve
  • Jackywalbin State Conservation Area
  • Little Pimlico Island Nature Reserve
  • Muckleewee Mountain Nature Reserve
  • North Obelisk Nature Reserve
  • Tabbimoble Swamp Nature Reserve
  • Uralba Nature Reserve
  • Yarringully Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

Cape Byron State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Cape Byron Lighthouse and Museum
The Lighthouse Precinct is open. However if you are looking at including a tour of the Lighthouse and Museum during your visit, please contact the office on 0266398300 to ensure there are tours on your day and time of choice. 

Richmond Range National Park

Closed areas: Limited access to Mount Babyl trail
Access to Mount Babyl trail it limited due to landslips and storm damage. 
There is no access to Mount Babyl trail from the north via Peacock Creek Road/Sextonville Road due to a major landslip on Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive.
Access from the south is limited to LV 4WD only due to a rockfall which has only been partly cleared on Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive. Extreme care should be taken when driving through the rock fall area and the road should not be used during wet weather.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Closed parks: Richmond Range National Park closed
Richmond Range National Park is closed until further notice due to damage sustained in recent floods. This closure will be reviewed on Monday 26 September 2022. 
For safety reasons, neighbour access to Western Boundary trail is limited to 4WD vehicles only. No trucks or heavy plant/machinery are permitted.
Access from Peacock Creek Road is strictly closed, with access only available from the south via the Bruxner Highway.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Jubullum Flat Camp Aboriginal Area

Closed parks: Jubullum Flat Camp closed
This park is closed until further notice due hazardous trees and related works. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kyogle NPWS office on 02 6632 0000.

Yessabah Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Yessabah Nature Reserve permanently closed
Access to Yessabah Nature Reserve is permanently closed to unauthorised personnel. The former quarry area has limestone rock faces that are unstable and prone to rock fall. Other areas of the reserve are geologically unstable.
Do not access this park. For further information call the NPWS Macleay area office on 02 6561 6711.

Yerranderie State Conservation Area

Safety alerts: Colong-Oberon Stock Route - 4WD access only
Oberon-Colong stock route to Yerranderie is 4WD only. Recent wet weather has caused slippery conditions with large muddy sections.
Please drive carefully and be aware of road conditions.
For more information, please call Wollondilly Shire Council on 02 4677 1100.

Agnes Banks Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Agnes Banks Nature Reserve closed due to severe weather conditions
Agnes Banks Nature Reserve is currently closed to all walking trails and access trails until further notice due to the current severe weather conditions which have caused localised flooding and dangerous trees. No pedestrian access permitted during this closure.
Remember it’s never safe to walk, ride or drive through flood waters so you will need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel to this park.
Check Live Traffic NSW for up to date information about road closures and the Alerts and Closures page on the National park website for up to date information on park closures https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/alerts/alerts-list
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For enquiries, please contact NPWS Cumberland Area office, telephone 4580 2750.

Hill End Historic Site

Safety alerts: Golden Gully track access
Golden Gully will be closed to users when weather forecasts predict 20mm or more of rainfall within a 24 hour period. Erosion and hazards may be present within the gully during and following significant and prolonged periods of rainfall. Please take care and follow on site signage.
For more information contact the NPWS Hill End Historic Site office on 02 6370 9050.

Mimosa Rocks National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Cowdroys Road closed due to wet weather
Cowdroys Road is closed due to wet weather and unsafe access conditions.
The road will re-open when safe to do so. Please check back for updates. This closure doesn't affect access to Gillards campground. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Safety alerts: Mumbulla Creek Road - Access restricted
The section of the Mumbulla Creek Road road within 500m of the Dr George Mountain Road intersection has become boggy from water saturation and may become temporarily impassable to some vehicles. 
Residents should drive with care, follow onsite directional signs and where possible, minimise use of the road during this time whilst urgent repairs to maintain access are being carried out.
Large or heavy vehicles should not use this road at this time. Visitors should avoid this area until the road dries out and road repairs are completed. Please note that Biamanga Cultural Area (Mumbula Creek Falls) is closed. Please do not not drive on Mumbulla Creek Road in an attempt to access a closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Fire ban - Middle Beach campground
For visitor safety, campfires and solid fuel fires (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) are not permitted at Middle Beach campground or picnic area.
The use of gas-fired, liquid fuel and electrical appliances will be permitted where:
  • The appliance is under the direct control of an adult
  • The appliance is placed or located in an area where there is no combustible material within 2m
  • There is an adequate water supply to extinguish fire, should it start next to the appliances
  • It is not a Total Fire Ban.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Eurobodalla National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Safety alerts: Brou Lake Road - 4WD only access
Access to Brou Lake campground is currently only suitable for 4WD vehicles. Road conditions in this park are slippery and wet due to continued heavy rain events.
Please proceed with caution and drive to road conditions. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 4476 0800.

Closed areas: Roads closed following damage from severe weather conditions
The following areas in Eurobodalla National Park are closed until further notice due to continued heavy rain causing subsequent damage to tracks experienced during weather events:
  • Plovers Lane (Bogola Headland)
  • Jemisons Point track 
These areas are being continually assessed and will be reopened once dry enough to allow safe passage. 
Please do not enter these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 4476 0800.

Safety alerts: Bingie Dreaming track - Closed and open coastal lakes and lagoons
Bingie Dreaming track crosses openings to several Intermittently Closed and Open Coastal Lakes and Lagoons (ICOLLS). Openings of these lakes and lagoons are often unpredictable and can be quite dramatic. Please be aware that although lakes are usually only open for short periods (weeks), they can be impassable when open.
The Coila Lake opening is at the southern end of Bingie Dreaming track. Please check if this lake is open before you set out. If the opening is impassable, you won't be able to access the village of Tuross to complete the walk.

Kooraban National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Gulaga National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management baiting program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban NP
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • South East Forest National Park (Yowaka Section)
  • Ben Boyd National Park
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Fire trail closed due to weather damage
Mount Dromedary fire trail is closed to all vehicular access from Tuesday 12 April 2022 until further notice, due to extensive trail damage and sink holes caused by prolonged rain.
Repairs are underway and the fire trail will open when it is safe to do so. The walking trail starting from Tilba Tilba is still open and available for hiking.
Please follow all safety signage and directions from staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Conjola National Park
  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Murramarang National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July to Saturday 31 December 2022.
The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Conjola National Park
  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
There will be signs at all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Closed areas: Roads closed due to repairs and upgrades
The following roads and trails are closed until further notice for repairs and upgrades:
  • South Arm fire trail
  • Moores fire trail
  • Bucks Road
  • Kioloa Village fire trail
  • Dam fire trail
  • Link fire trail
  • Higgins Creek fire trail
  • Pebbly Beach Road
  • Cold Chisel fire trail
  • Livingston Creek fire trail
  • Gravel Pit Road
  • Carls Mountain Road
  • Skid Ridge Road
  • Kettle Road
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Pebbly Beach to Snake Bay walking track closed
Pebbly Beach to Snake Bay walking track is currently closed while track construction work is undertaken. This work is part of the Murramarang South Coast Walk.
Please note this closure will prevent walkers from undertaking a loop walk via Durras Mountain from Pretty Beach. The return walk from Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain remains open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact Local National Parks office
Safety alerts: Wet and muddy roads
Due to ongoing wet weather, unsealed roads and vehicle tracks in Murramarang National Park may have significant erosion and muddy sections. A high clearance vehicle and/or 4WD may be required.
North Head Road and the Old Coast Road remain suitable for 2WD vehicles. Road conditions may change at short notice. Take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Wadbilliga National Park

Safety alerts: Tuross Falls Road - 4WD only
Due to recent high rainfall and storm damage, Tuross Falls road is currently not suitable for 2WD vehicles. 4WD access only for:

  • Cascades campground
  • Cascades walking track and viewing platform
  • Tuross Falls walking track
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

Closed areas: Wadbilliga Road and Lake Creek campground closed due to impacts from ongoing weather events.
The following areas are closed from Wednesday 6th April 2022 until further notice due to impacts from severe weather events and widespread flooding:
  • Wadbilliga Road
  • Lake Creek campground
Many creek crossings are impassable, and road conditions are slippery and unstable due to severe rainfall causing dangerous conditions. Please follow Park signage and staff directives and do not attempt to enter these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.
 

Closed areas: Tuross Falls walking track closed
Tuross Falls walking track is closed. Planning and works are underway to replace damaged infrastructure. 

Yuraygir State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground-based pest program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat and manufactured bait products containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be conducted from Friday 1 July until Thursday 30 June 2023.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
These programs are run to protect threatened species identified in the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species programs.
We encourage landholders to participate in control programs on private property. Contact North Coast Local Land Services to discuss and arrange programs. Delays may occur due to unsuitable weather conditions.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Clarence area office in Grafton on 02 6641 1500.

Other incidents: Bald Knob Tick Gate Road Closed
The Bald Knob Tick Gate Road is closed to all traffic. The road formation has been damaged in the Pidgeon Gully area by heavy rainfall.

Warrumbungle National Park

Other incidents: Warrumbungle National Park remote campsites: booking required
If you plan to camp at remote campsites along the Grand High Tops walk after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.
If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Warrumbungle National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.
If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) carries out continuous 1080 baiting in Warrumbungle National Park for the control of foxes. Meat baits and canid pest ejectors (CPE's) containing 1080 sodium fluoroacetate poison are laid in the park north of Timor Road/John Renshaw Parkway.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
This program protects the endangered brush-tailed rock-wallaby. For more information, contact the NPWS Castlereagh area office on 02 6843 4000.

Closed areas: West Spirey Creek walking track closed
West Spirey Creek walking track will be closed from Wednesday 30 March 2022 for maintenance and renewal work. The current estimated reopening of this walking track is late September 2022. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

Macquarie Pass National Park

Closed parks: Macquarie Pass National Park closed due to rock fall, landslides and hazardous trees
Macquarie Pass National Park is currently closed due to rock fall, landslides and hazardous trees causing dangerous conditions.
The park will be re-open as soon as it is safe.
For Illawarra Highway updates, please check Live Traffic NSW for updates.
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 local park office.

Closed areas: Restricted access to Macquarie Rivulet
There is no access to Macquarie Rivulet from Mount Murray, at the top of Macquarie Pass. If you access the rivulet from the top of the escarpment, you will be trespassing on private property. Access to Macquarie Rivulet is only permitted via Clover Hill Road.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188.

Closed areas: Macquarie Rivulet - Jump Rock track closed
Access to Macquarie Rivulet (also known as “Jump Rock”) is not permitted. The track is steep and eroded, and contains unstable surfaces, cliffs and drop offs.
There is a high risk of injury from falls from heights. Do not enter the closed areas of this park.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

Closed areas: Cascades walking track, carparks closed
Cascades walking track is closed until further notice due to hazardous trees.
Cascades and Rivulet carparks are also closed due to works being undertaken in these areas.
These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve

Closed areas: Six Foot track partial closure
The following sections of Six Foot track are closed until mid-October 2022:

  • From Explorers Tree (Katoomba) to Megalong Road due to multiple landslips, fallen trees and dangerous trees along the track presenting poor and dangerous condition.
  • Between Jenolan Caves cabins and Jenolan Caves 
This closure may be extended. Additional major upgrade works will be required over the next 12 month which may also cause walker disruption. 
Six Foot track from Megalong Road through to Cox’s River and Black Range remains open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Closed areas: Blue Lake and River walk closed for track works
The Blue Lake and Jenolan River walk in the Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve are closed for construction works. Please refer to the Jenolan Caves website for more information. 

Bandahngan Aboriginal Area

Closed parks: Bandahngan Aboriginal Area closed for upgrades
Bandahngan Aboriginal Area is closed until December 2022 for a major upgrade of facilities and safety work.
A cultural heritage assessment and review of facilities for the reserve is currently underway.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Comerong Island Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Bating
Notice of 1080 ongoing program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in using meat and manufactured baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate)  poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and on-going between Monday 18th July and 16th December 2022.
All baiting locations will be  identifiable by signs.
Domestic pests are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) . Pets nd working dogs must be restrained or muzzled  in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning  seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Shoalhaven Area office on 02 44286300.
 
Alert affects three parks nearby:
Comerong Island Nature Reserve
Jervis Bay National Park
Seven Mile Beach National Park
 

Closed parks: Comerong Island Nature Reserve closed
Comerong Island Nature Reserve is closed due to widespread flooding, forecast rain events, impacts on access tracks and closure of the council ferry service. The reserve will re-open after tracks dry out and and are made safe for general access.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the local NPWS office.

Seven Mile Beach National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Bating
Notice of 1080 ongoing program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in using meat and manufactured baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate)  poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and on-going between Monday 18th July and 16th December 2022.
All baiting locations will be  identifiable by signs.
Domestic pests are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) . Pets nd working dogs must be restrained or muzzled  in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning  seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Shoalhaven Area office on 02 44286300.
 
Alert affects three parks nearby:
Comerong Island Nature Reserve
Jervis Bay National Park
Seven Mile Beach National Park
 

Jervis Bay National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Bating
Notice of 1080 ongoing program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in using meat and manufactured baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate)  poison for the control of foxes. The program will be continuous and on-going between Monday 18th July and 16th December 2022.
All baiting locations will be  identifiable by signs.
Domestic pests are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) . Pets nd working dogs must be restrained or muzzled  in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning  seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Shoalhaven Area office on 02 44286300.
 
Alert affects three parks nearby:
Comerong Island Nature Reserve
Jervis Bay National Park
Seven Mile Beach National Park
 

Toonumbar National Park

Closed parks: Park closed
Toonumbar National Park and Toonumber State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to damage sustained in recent floods. This closure will be reviewed on Monday 26 September 2022.
The closed areas include:

  • Iron Pot Creek campground
  • Murray Scrub walking track
  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Toonumbar State Conservation Area

Closed parks: Park closed
Toonumbar National Park and Toonumber State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to damage sustained in recent floods. This closure will be reviewed on Monday 26 September 2022.
The closed areas include:

  • Iron Pot Creek campground
  • Murray Scrub walking track
  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Yarriabini National Park

Other incidents: Pines picnic area barbecues out of order
The barbecues at Pines picnic area are out of order. There has been damage to the structure and gas bottles have been removed. Plans are in place to have this replaced. The toilets and picnic tables are still operational.

Berkeley Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Berkeley Nature Reserve closed
Berkeley Nature Reserve is closed. Penalties apply for non-compliance

Five Islands Nature Reserve

Closed parks: Closed to public access
There is no public access to Five Islands Nature Reserve. 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.

Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Closed parks: Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve planned closure
Wombeyan Karst Conservation Reserve will be closed from Wednesday 1 June 2022 to Tuesday 31 January 2023 for major upgrade works. There will be no public access to any of the reserve, including camping, cabins and caves during this period.
For further information contact Wombeyan Caves office on 02 4843 5976.

Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Trail closed due to wet conditions
The Point Hatteras Trail north of the Diamond Mine dam is closed to vehicles due to wet and muddy trail conditions.
The trail will re-open to vehicles when the area dries out significantly and trail has been assessed for any damage or repair work.
Access to this area is available by walking along the trail.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

Closed areas: Genowlan Point (Mt Airly) Trails closed due to wet weather
There is no vehicle access to the Genowlan Mountain/ Airly Turret(Mt Airly) section of Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area due to trail conditions from the extended periods of wet weather.
There is no vehicle access to the following areas

  • Diamond Mine
  • Airly Turret Radio Tower
  • The Grotto
  • Genowlan Trig Trail
  • Genowlan Point
  • The Ultimate Slot Canyon
 
For more information please contact the Mudgee Area Office on 02 6370 9000 or npws.mudgee@environment.nsw.gov.au 
 

Closed areas: Tramway trail closed due to rockfall
Tramway trail in Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area is closed until further notice. The closure is due to a rockfall adjacent to the trail.
A geotechnical risk assessment is currently being undertaken to address safety issues before reopening. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6370 9000.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Mugii Murum-Ban State Conservation Area from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Arakwal National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood damage
Sandpiper track access to Tallow Beach is closed due to flood damage. Other Tallow Beach access trails are open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Kinchega National Park

Closed areas: Darling River Campground Closed due to river flooding
Darling River Campground and River Drive are currently closed due to the river flooding.
For more information please call the Tibooburra NPWS office on 0880913308

Closed areas: Emu Lake Drive closed for maintenance
Emu Lake Drive is closed indefinitely due to ongoing maintenance.
Emu Lake campground remain open.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Broken Hill office on 08 8084 2880.

Nadgigomar Nature Reserve

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Tarlo River National Park

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using fresh meat containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing between 16 May 2022 and 16 October 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Morton National Park around Caoura Ridge, Matadoro ridge, Kangaroo Valley and Meryla areas.
  • Bungonia National Park and Bungonia State Conservation Area
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Tarlo River National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls Depot on 02 4887 8244.

Jerrawangala National Park

Safety alerts: Poor road conditions in Jerrawangala National Park and Parma Creek Nature Reserve
Due to ongoing wet weather, roads and tracks in Jerrawangala National Park and Parma Creek Nature Reserve are in very poor condition. 
A 4WD vehicle is recommended and some roads may be impassable.
Works will be undertaken to repair roads when resources and weather conditions allow. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office. 

Parma Creek Nature Reserve

Safety alerts: Poor road conditions in Jerrawangala National Park and Parma Creek Nature Reserve
Due to ongoing wet weather, roads and tracks in Jerrawangala National Park and Parma Creek Nature Reserve are in very poor condition. 
A 4WD vehicle is recommended and some roads may be impassable.
Works will be undertaken to repair roads when resources and weather conditions allow. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office. 

Mount Hyland Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Mount Hyland State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Ramornie National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Cascade National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Nymboi-Binderay State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Ngambaa Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Other incidents: Cedar Park toilet
The toilet at Cedar Park has been damaged by a fallen tree and is out of order. NPWS are working towards a replacement and there are no other toilet facilities available at the picnic area. 

Cascade State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Dorrigo National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Closed areas: Walk with the Birds boardwalk closed for maintenance
Walk with the Birds boardwalk is closed for maintenance until further notice. You can still access Wonga walk, the Glade and Crystal Shower falls.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Dunggir National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Chaelundi State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Gumbaynggirr National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Chaelundi Flora Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Cunnawarra National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial and ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in:

  • Ramornie National Park
  • Bagul Waajaarr Nature Reserve
  • Bindarri National Park
  • Cascade National Park
  • Chaelundi National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Cunnawarra National Park
  • Dorrigo National Park
  • Dunggir National Park
  • Gumbaynggirr State Conservation Area
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve
  • Mount Hyland Nature Reserve and State Conservation Area
  • New England National Park
  • Ngambaa Nature Reserve
  • Nymboi-Binderay National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • Carrai National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Pee Dee Nature Reserve
  • The Castles Nature Reserve
  • Werrikimbe National Park
  • Willi Willi National Park
 
From 06/06/2022 to 06/12/2022 
 
Aerial Baiting is scheduled for 06/06/2022 to 10/06/2022
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Clarence area office on 02 6645 1500, the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6650 0900 or the Hastings/Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

Yarrobil National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Yarrobil National Park from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Munghorn Gap Nature Reserve from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Goulburn River State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Goulburn River National Park from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Goulburn River National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Goulburn River National Park from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Goodiman State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Goodiman State Conservation Area from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Gardens of Stone National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Gardens of Stone National Park on the following dates:

  • Mudgee area from Monday 9 May 2022 to Wednesday 9 November 2022
  • Kanangra area from Monday 2 May 2022 to Wednesday 2 November 2022
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Area office for more information:
  • Kanangra area at Oberon: 02 6336 6200
  • Mudgee area at Mudgee: 02 6370 9000.

Avisford Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Avisford Nature Reserve from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Durridgere State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Durridgere State Conservation Area from Wednesday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Dapper Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dapper Nature Reserve from Monday 9 May to Wednesday 9 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Mudgee Area office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Mogriguy National Park

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Sappa Bulga National Park

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Breelong National Park

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Ongoing wet weather has impacted the roads in this park. Please adapt your driving style to suit conditions. 
For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6841 7100.

Wollemi State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dharug National Park, Manobalai Nature Reserve, Parr State Conservation Area, Wollemi State Conservation Area, and Yengo National Park from Monday 9th May 2022 to Wednesday 9th November 2022.
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Bulga NPWS Office for more information on (020 6574 5555,
 

Manobalai Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dharug National Park, Manobalai Nature Reserve, Parr State Conservation Area, Wollemi State Conservation Area, and Yengo National Park from Monday 9th May 2022 to Wednesday 9th November 2022.
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Bulga NPWS Office for more information on (020 6574 5555,
 

Parr State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 Program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Dharug National Park, Manobalai Nature Reserve, Parr State Conservation Area, Wollemi State Conservation Area, and Yengo National Park from Monday 9th May 2022 to Wednesday 9th November 2022.
 
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Bulga NPWS Office for more information on (020 6574 5555,
 

Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Moonee Beach Nature Reserve from Wednesday 10 August 2022 to Tuesday 28 February 2023.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes, and is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Tallaganda National Park

Closed areas: Road closures due to trail conditions
Due to the ongoing wet weather and deterioration of trail conditions, a number of fire trails in the northern precinct of Tallaganda National Park and State Conservation Area are closed. These include:

  • Butmaroo fire trail
  • North Black Range fire trail
  • Bombay fire trail
  • Jinglemoney fire trail (between Bald Hill and Palerang fire trails)
Trail conditions have become unsafe for vehicle access and repairs will be prioritised as conditions dry out. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing until Tuesday 20 September 2022 in the following areas:
  • Tallaganda National Park
  • Tallaganda State Conservation Area
  • Gourock National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Tallaganda State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Road closures due to trail conditions
Due to the ongoing wet weather and deterioration of trail conditions, a number of fire trails in the northern precinct of Tallaganda National Park and State Conservation Area are closed. These include:

  • Butmaroo fire trail
  • North Black Range fire trail
  • Bombay fire trail
  • Jinglemoney fire trail (between Bald Hill and Palerang fire trails)
Trail conditions have become unsafe for vehicle access and repairs will be prioritised as conditions dry out. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing until Tuesday 20 September 2022 in the following areas:
  • Tallaganda National Park
  • Tallaganda State Conservation Area
  • Gourock National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Coolumbooka Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest management program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 16 May to Friday 17 October 2022.
The baited parks and reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
There will be signs at the entry to all baiting locations.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information call the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

Timmallallie National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Willala Aboriginal Area and Pilliga Nature Reserve from Tuesday 17th May 2022 to Saturday 17th September 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Castlereagh NPWS area office for more information on 02 6843 4000.

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions
Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by flooding in January 2022. Take care and drive safely.
For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

Pilliga East State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Willala Aboriginal Area and Pilliga Nature Reserve from Tuesday 17th May 2022 to Saturday 17th September 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Castlereagh NPWS area office for more information on 02 6843 4000.

Pilliga Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Willala Aboriginal Area and Pilliga Nature Reserve from Tuesday 17th May 2022 to Saturday 17th September 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Castlereagh NPWS area office for more information on 02 6843 4000.

Willala Aboriginal Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 program.
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga East State Conservation Area, Willala Aboriginal Area and Pilliga Nature Reserve from Tuesday 17th May 2022 to Saturday 17th September 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local Castlereagh NPWS area office for more information on 02 6843 4000.

Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:
  • Geehi
  • Maragle
  • Tooma
  • Indi Range
  • Yellow Bog
  • Everards
  • Spring Creek
  • Khancoban
Entry into baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

Jingellic Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:
  • Geehi
  • Maragle
  • Tooma
  • Indi Range
  • Yellow Bog
  • Everards
  • Spring Creek
  • Khancoban
Entry into baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

Bogandyera Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:

  • Bogandyera Nature Reserve
  • Jingellic Nature Reserve
  • Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:
  • Geehi
  • Maragle
  • Tooma
  • Indi Range
  • Yellow Bog
  • Everards
  • Spring Creek
  • Khancoban
Entry into baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.

Marrangaroo National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Marrangaroo National Park from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the local NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:

  • Wollemi National Park -  Newnes (Cricket Pitch camping area only)
  • Turon National Park - all camping areas
  • Marrangaroo National Park - main camping area
  • Abercrombie River National Park - all camping areas
  • Kanangra Boyd National Park - Kowmung river crossing 
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
 

Other planned events: Marangaroo National Park
If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.
If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Marangaroo National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.
If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Turon National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Turon National Park from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Safety alerts: River crossings to campgrounds
Vehicle access to the following camping areas is via natural river bed crossings that require 4WD capability, and are subject to flooding:

  • Wollemi National Park -  Newnes (Cricket Pitch camping area only)
  • Turon National Park - all camping areas
  • Marrangaroo National Park - main camping area
  • Abercrombie River National Park - all camping areas
  • Kanangra Boyd National Park - Kowmung river crossing 
River levels can rise rapidly with heavy rain falling upstream. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.
 

Mares Forest National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting programs in Mares Forest National Park from Monday 2 May to Wednesday 2 November 2022.
The operation will use meat baits, meat bait products and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200 for more information.

Bournda National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest control program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a continuous and ongoing baiting program from Thursday 5 May 2022 to Friday 4 November 2022 in Bournda National Park and Bournda Nature Reserve.
The program will use manufactured, fresh meat and canid pest ejector’s containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Bournda Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 pest control program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a continuous and ongoing baiting program from Thursday 5 May 2022 to Friday 4 November 2022 in Bournda National Park and Bournda Nature Reserve.
The program will use manufactured, fresh meat and canid pest ejector’s containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

Basket Swamp National Park

Closed parks: Access road closed due to roadworks
Basket Swamp National Park is closed until further notice due to weather damaged access roads. Please check back for updates.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Office on 02 6739 0700.

Pilliga State Conservation Area

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section) from 3 May 2022 to 31 December 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the Australian Wildlife Conservancy on 0457 873 871 or the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 for more information.

Pilliga National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
Australian Wildlife Conservancy (AWC) is conducting a ground baiting program in Pilliga State Conservation Area and Pilliga National Park (Gilgai section) from 3 May 2022 to 31 December 2022.
The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.
Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Please contact the Australian Wildlife Conservancy on 0457 873 871 or the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 for more information.

Murrah Flora Reserves

Safety alerts: Northern section of Mumbulla Creek Road 4WD only
Due to forecast heavy rainfall the northern section of Mumbulla Creek Road is 4WD only from 500m south of Wyuna trail to Tee-ridge Road.
Mumbulla Creek Road has recently been graded and some sections of this road may become temporarily impassable to vehicles due to rain, thunderstorms and vehicle damage to the road surface.
Please avoid this area until the road dries out. This closure does not affect residents of Mumbulla Creek Road as they can access their property from Dr George Mountain Road.
Please note that Biamanga Cultural Area (Mumbulla Creek Falls) is closed. Please do not not drive on Mumbulla Creek Road in an attempt to access a closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Safety alerts: Mumbulla Creek Road - Access restricted
The section of the Mumbulla Creek Road road within 500m of the Dr George Mountain Road intersection has become boggy from water saturation and may become temporarily impassable to some vehicles. 
Residents should drive with care, follow onsite directional signs and where possible, minimise use of the road during this time whilst urgent repairs to maintain access are being carried out.
Large or heavy vehicles should not use this road at this time. Visitors should avoid this area until the road dries out and road repairs are completed. Please note that Biamanga Cultural Area (Mumbula Creek Falls) is closed. Please do not not drive on Mumbulla Creek Road in an attempt to access a closed area.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Cadmans Cottage Historic Site

Other planned events: Cadmans Cottage public tours suspended
Cadmans Cottage public tours are suspended until further notice. 

Round Hill Nature Reserve

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions
There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.
For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

Nombinnie State Conservation Area

Other incidents: Visitation restrictions
There are a number of restrictions on visitation and access by the general public to Yathong, Nombinnie and Round Hill Nature Reserves and Nombinnie State Conservation Area. 

  • These reserves are not available for overnight camping or hiking. Visitation is restricted to day visits only.
  • Vehicle access is restricted to the public roads passing through or adjoining the reserves. Management trails are closed to vehicles. However you are welcome to walk on the trails.
  • Bird watchers are welcome to walk into the reserves and along management trails. However take care to make sure you can navigate back to your car - it is easy to get disorientated in mallee country.
  • Trips to Round Hill Nature Reserve by bird watching clubs can be done by prior arrangement.
  • There are a number of scientific research programs happening in the reserves and visitors should not disturb any field equipment if they come across it.
  • The reserves are closed periodically to allow management programs to be undertaken. Please check the website for closures prior to visits.
For further information contact the NPWS Central West area, Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

Werakata National Park

Closed areas: Areas closed for track upgrades
Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 7 March to Wednesday 31 August 2022 for fire trail upgrades. The following fire trails will be closed:

  • Big Hill
  • Bee Box
  • Boundary (Werakata)
  • Dam
  • Elcom
  • Ferguson
  • Fishers Folly
  • Kearsley South
  • Kitchener East
  • Missing Link
  • No 1
  • North Basin
  • Pelton
  • Pinnacle
  • Powerline (Kitchener)
  • Racecourse
  • Red Hill
  • Sandpit
  • Sawpit (Kitchener)
  • South Basin
  • Southams
  • Tomalpin
  • Unnamed Kata
  • Unnamed Werakata
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.
 

Werakata State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Areas closed for track upgrades
Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 7 March to Wednesday 31 August 2022 for fire trail upgrades. The following fire trails will be closed:

  • Big Hill
  • Bee Box
  • Boundary (Werakata)
  • Dam
  • Elcom
  • Ferguson
  • Fishers Folly
  • Kearsley South
  • Kitchener East
  • Missing Link
  • No 1
  • North Basin
  • Pelton
  • Pinnacle
  • Powerline (Kitchener)
  • Racecourse
  • Red Hill
  • Sandpit
  • Sawpit (Kitchener)
  • South Basin
  • Southams
  • Tomalpin
  • Unnamed Kata
  • Unnamed Werakata
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.
 

Woggoon Nature Reserve

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program will be ongoing between Wednesday 9 March 2022 and 30 September 2022 along management trails in Tollingo Nature Reserve and Woggoon Nature Reserve.
Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions throughout the reserve.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

Tollingo Nature Reserve

Other planned events: 1080 ground baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.
The program will be ongoing between Wednesday 9 March 2022 and 30 September 2022 along management trails in Tollingo Nature Reserve and Woggoon Nature Reserve.
Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions throughout the reserve.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please call the NPWS Bathurst area office on 02 6332 7640.

Yaouk Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Monday 11th April and Saturday 10th September 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Yaouk Nature Reserve
  • Scabby Range Nature Reserve
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

Scabby Range Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Monday 11th April and Saturday 10th September 2022 in the following parks and reserves:

  • Yaouk Nature Reserve
  • Scabby Range Nature Reserve
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.

Pilliga West National Park

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until further notice due to ongoing rain events and flooding:

  • Brumby Road
  • All management trails within Pilliga West National Park and State Conservation 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 Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 between 9am and 4pm daily.

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest
Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Pilliga West State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flooding
The following areas are closed until further notice due to ongoing rain events and flooding:

  • Brumby Road
  • All management trails within Pilliga West National Park and State Conservation 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 Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 between 9am and 4pm daily.

Closed areas: Roads closed in Pilliga Forest
Some roads in Pilliga West State Conservation Area and Pilliga West National Park are closed due to subsidence damage. Take care when driving in the area. Please obey all closure notices.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Merriangaah Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Paupong Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Quidong Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Meringo Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.

Gourock National Park

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be ongoing until Tuesday 20 September 2022 in the following areas:

  • Tallaganda National Park
  • Tallaganda State Conservation Area
  • Gourock National Park
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

Wallingat National Park

Safety alerts: Wallingat campgound access
Wallingat campground access is off The Lakes Way via Sugar Creek Road and River Road. Do not use Barbies Road or Link Road which are inaccessible to vehicles.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Cathedral Rock National Park

Safety alerts: Round Mountain Road access
Round Mountain Road into Barokee campground and Cathedral Rock track can become slippery after heavy rains. Please take caution if entering the park via this entrance, and drive to conditions.
For more information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Kwiambal National Park

Closed areas: Lavender Vale Cottage closed
Lavender Vale Cottage is closed for bookings until January 2023.
For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

Closed areas: Limestone Caves closed
The Limestone Caves in Kwiambal National Park are closed until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Nadgee Nature Reserve

Closed areas: Jewfish Boardwalk closure
Jewfish Boardwalk was burnt during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and is closed. Reconstruction is planned for 2022.

Kangaroo River Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Ground Baiting Program
A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Thursday 21 October 2021 to 20 September 2022 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

Cambewarra Range Nature Reserve

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Ground Baiting Program
A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Thursday 21 October 2021 to 20 September 2022 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

Bugong National Park

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Ground Baiting Program
A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Thursday 21 October 2021 to 20 September 2022 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance. 
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

Guy Fawkes River State Conservation Area

Closed areas: Dalmorton campground closed
Dalmorton campground is closed due to bridge damage sustained in bushfires at the northern end of Chaelundi Road.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Cocoparra National Park

Closed areas: Lookouts closed on Jacks Creek walking track
Lookouts along the Jacks Creek walking track are closed indefinitely due to dangerous cliff edges.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Griffith NPWS office.

Wolli Creek Regional Park

Closed areas: Lower track closed
Lower track in Wolli Creek Regional Park is temporarily closed while remediation is carried out on Lot 2.
Undercliffe track remains open through to Jackson track and Turrella Reserve.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Euston Regional Park

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking
If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.
If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.
If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Kemendok National Park

Other planned events: Campgrounds available for booking
If you plan to stay at an NPWS campground after 1 June 2020 you'll need to make a booking first. This also applies to campgrounds that did not require bookings previously.
If you can't find your preferred campground on a webpage for Euston Regional Park and Kemendok National Park, please check this list of lesser-known campgrounds and make your booking.
If you're still unable to find your preferred campground phone 1300 072 757.

Warra National Park

Other incidents: Long Point or The Green campgrounds - Booking info
If you plan to stay at Long Point or The Green campgrounds in Warra National Park you will need to fill in a Trip Intention Form before you leave home.
All NPWS campgrounds now require you to make an online booking before you stay, or complete a Trip Intention Form for those that are remote and do not have a dedicated webpage, like Long Point and The Green campgrounds.
Read more about COVID safe camping here.



Weather

.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.