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Wilsons Headland walking track

Yuraygir National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 5 Sep 2017, 9.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Sep 2017, 9.53am

Closed areas: Road closure - Bush fire activity

Some areas of this park are closed due to bushfire activity. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Bald Knob Road
  • Coast Range Road
  • Yellow Cutting Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Aug 2017, 3.34pm

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

Yuraygir Coastal Walk river crossing contact details have changed.  The current details are as follows:

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing call 0266411500
  • The Corindi/Red Rock river crossing call (02) 6649 2730.  

For further information please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8.41am to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2017, 10.34am

Other planned events: 1080 fox control baiting program

National Parks and Wildlife Service are conducting an ongoing fox control program using 1080 baiting in coastal areas of Yuraygir National Park. This feral animal control work is part of the NSW Fox Threat Abatement Plan and Saving our Species conservation program aimed at protecting threatened shorebird species. All baited areas are signposted. For further information contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500. 

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Applies from Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2017, 12.48pm

Other incidents: Restricted access at Pebbly Beach campground

Pebbly Beach campground is currently being accessed via a temporary access trail due to storm damage and is unsuitable for caravans and camper trailers larger than a standard Jayco pop-top size. For further information, please phone the Grafton NPWS office on 0266411500.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2016, 9.22am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/things-to-do/walking-tracks/wilsons-headland-walking-track/local-alerts

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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People on the Wilsons Headland Walk, Yuraygir National Park. Photo: Debra Novak