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Congo campground

Eurobodalla National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 27 Jun 2017, 2.26pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jun 2017, 2.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 baiting - fox control

Each month NPWS checks and replenishes buried 1080 baits along fire trails and beaches in this park. The program is ongoing and is part of the NPWS FoxTap program. Foxes are controlled to assist in recovery of native species. Landholders, residents and all visitors in charge of domestic animals are required to ensure their domestic animals are restrained and do not enter the national park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on (02) 4476 0800.

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Applies from Wed 13 May 2015, 3.34pm. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Jun 2017, 10.57am

Closed areas: Razorback fire trail closed - unsafe conditions

Razorback fire trail in Wadbilliga National Park is closed until further notice. After recent severe weather events, the trail is in extremely poor condition and is unsafe for use by vehicles of any kind. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narooma area office on (02) 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 26 May 2017, 3.09pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Jun 2017, 3.48pm

Safety alerts: Bendethera fire trail maintenance works

Essential trail maintenance works will be carried out on Bendethera fire trail from Friday 26 May 2017Works are expected to take between 2–3 weeks to complete (depending on weather conditions). We do not expect to have to close this trail at this point in time. However, drivers should use extreme caution when driving on this trail as it may become slippery in sections while works are being carried out. For more information, please call the NPWS Narooma area office on (02) 4476 0800. 

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Applies from Tue 23 May 2017, 2.20pm to Thu 2 Nov 2017, 2.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10.19am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog baiting program

NPWS will be conducting a 1080 baiting program from Wednesday 24 May to Friday 10 November 2017 for wild dogs. The 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) will be buried baits and laid in various locations across Bimberamala National Park. We advise not to touch the baits. Please be aware that domestic pets could be affected because the 1080 poison is lethal to dogs and cats. Pet owners must ensure their pets do not enter baited reserves.

For further information during business hours contact the NPWS Ulladulla area office on (02) 4454 9500.

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Applies from Fri 5 May 2017, 12.28pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Jun 2017, 9.10am

Other planned events: 1080 baiting program – wild foxes and dogs

NPWS will be conducting a 1080 baiting program from April 15 2017 to August 15 2017. The program is part of a regional management strategy to control wild dogs and foxes using baits containing 1080 poison. The areas covered in the plan include:

  • South Easts Forests National Park
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Dangelong Nature Reserve
  • Kybeyan Nature Reserve
  • Kybeyan State Conservation Area
  • Quidong Nature Reserve

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Applies from Wed 3 May 2017, 10.46am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jun 2017, 11.05am

Closed areas: Aerial pest control operations

Western areas of Wadbilliga National Park will be closed to the public for aerial pest control operations targeting pigs and deer. The program will be occurring for a 2–3 day period between 20th June 2017 and 30th June 2017,  weather permitting. There will be no access by any person for any means along:

  • Bumberry Creek firetrail
  • Kydra firetrail
  • Kybeyan electric dog fence

For further information please contact the NPWS Bombala area office on (02) 6458 5900. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 21 Oct 2015, 11.57am. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Jul 2016, 11.40am

Safety alerts: Bingi Dreaming track

Bingi Dreaming track traverses 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. Visitors should be aware that although lakes are usually only open for short periods (weeks) they can be impassable when open. Coila Lake opening is at the southern extent of the Bingi Dreaming track. Please check if this lake is open prior to setting out; if the opening is impassable you will not be able to access the village of Tuross.

Recent stormy weather has resulted in damage to our beaches - please be careful. There may be temporary closures whilst works are completed. Closures will be signposted onsite; please follow instructions on any signs you see. For more information, contact NPWS Narooma area office on (02) 4476 0800.

 

 

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Applies from Wed 24 Sep 2014, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 9.40am

Safety alerts: Some fire trails not suitable for trailer access

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 Deua National Park. However, due to ongoing damage to trails as a result of continued inappropriate use of 4WDs towing trailers on these signposted trails, 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 reduce the safety risk to yourself and others, reduce damage to the park environment and your assets and reduce park maintenance costs, a benefit to everyone. 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.

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Local Alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see http://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/campgrounds/congo-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Eurobodalla National Park in the South Coast region
  • Eurobodalla National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Narooma
      (02) 4476 0800
      Contact hours: 10.00am-2.00pm Monday to Friday
    • Corner Graham and Burrawang Streets, Narooma NSW
    • Fax: (02) 4476 0833
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Crystal clear shores, Congo campground. Photo: Christina Bullivant