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Abercrombie River National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 22 January 2018, 3.57pm

Applies from Tue 23 Jan 2018, 12.01am to Tue 23 Jan 2018, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 3.57pm.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 3.14am

Fires - Advice: Woodford Oaks

There is a fire in this park called Woodford Oaks. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 6.07pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 2.30am

Fires - Advice: Woodford Range

There is a fire in this park called Woodford Range. 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.

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Applies from Fri 19 Jan 2018, 6.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 2.13am

Fires - Advice: Long Gully Rd, Bannaby

There is a fire in this park called Long Gully Rd, Bannaby. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.33pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 1.36am

Fires - Advice: The Oaks North

There is a fire in this park called The Oaks North. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 6.40pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 1.33am

Fires - Advice: South Valley Heights

There is a fire in this park called South Valley Heights. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 6.40pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 1.31am

Fires - Advice: Western Ridge

There is a fire in this park called Western Ridge. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.40pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2018, 1.29am

Fires - Advice: Grose River

There is a fire in this park called Grose River. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.40pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 11.42pm

Fires - Not Applicable: Kanuka Brook Gully Trk, Blue Mountains National Pa

There is a fire in this park called Kanuka Brook Gully Trk, Blue Mountains National Pa. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.05pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 11.01pm

Fires - Advice: Lawson Ridge

There is a fire in this park called Lawson Ridge. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 6.40pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 9.04pm

Fires - Not Applicable: Woodford Creek

There is a fire in this park called Woodford Creek. 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.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2018, 5.13pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 8.03pm

Fires - Not Applicable: Cartwright Rd, Blue Mountains National Park

There is a fire in this park called Cartwright Rd, Blue Mountains National Park. 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.

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Applies from Fri 19 Jan 2018, 10.21am. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 8.50am

Closed areas: Blue Mountains National Park partial closure

Some areas of this park are closed from Friday 19 January to Wednesday 24 January 2018, due to bushfire and dangerous fire weather conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Burralow campground
  • Patersons Range fire trail
  • Tabaraga Ridge fire trail
  • Bowen Mountain fire trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 19 Jan 2018, 10.15am. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 8.50am

Closed areas: Walking track and fire trails closures

Some areas of this park are closed on Friday 19 January to Tuesday 23rd 2018, due to bushfire and dangerous fire weather conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed areas are:

  • Woodford Oaks fire tail
  • Nepean lookout
  • Pisgah lookout
  • Jack Evans walking track
  • Red Hands Cave walking track and fire trail
  • Bennetts Ridge fire trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glenbrook area office on (02) 4720 6200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 22 Oct 2017, 12.36pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jan 2018, 10.50am

Closed areas: Prince Henry Cliff walking track - between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant 

Prince Henry Cliff walking track is closed between Leura Cascades and Solitary restaurant until further notice. This closure is due to a landslide that has completely blocked the track. An alternative track is available via Leura Cascades walking track. Visitors can still walk from Leura Cascades to Solitary restaurant on Cliff Drive via this longer track.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2018, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Jan 2018, 9.36am

Closed areas: McMahons Lookout Road

McMahons Lookout Road is closed from the Blue Mountains National Park entry gate until approximately Monday 29th January. 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 Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2017, 4.33pm to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Dec 2017, 10.09am

Fire bans: Park fire ban – NPWS Mudgee area reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains 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. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page. Contact the NPWS Mudgee area office on (02) 6370 9000 for further information.

Applies from Fri 15 Dec 2017, 1.19pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Dec 2017, 2.13pm

Safety alerts: Grose Valley fire ban

No fires are permitted within the Grose Valley area of Blue Mountains National Park, including all areas within Grose Valley, due to predicted high fire danger. For further information call the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877.  

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Applies from Wed 13 Dec 2017, 11.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Dec 2017, 11.53am

Closed areas: Partial closure of Batsh camp

A section of Batsh camp is closed due to the risk of tree branches falling. Further assessment and removal of dangerous branches will take place in the coming weeks. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Oberon area office on (02) 6336 1972 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 1 Dec 2017, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Jan 2018, 10.50am

Closed areas: National Pass, Wentworth Pass and Roberts Pass closed

National Pass, Wentworth Pass and Roberts Pass have been closed due to a recent rockfall. 

Visitors can access the base of the Wentworth Falls below the Grand Stairs. Valley of Waters track is open to the base of Empress Falls. Empress Canyon is also open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 4 Aug 2017, 3.17pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Dec 2017, 4.59pm

Closed areas: Ingar campground

Ingar campground and Ingar Road will be closed to vehicle access from 12pm Saturday 5 August 2017 due to private property building works. This closure is indefinite and date of reopening is to be advised. NPWS apologises for any inconvenience caused. Ingar Road and Ingar campground may still be accessed by walkers and cyclists. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS  Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 47878877 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 9 Oct 2017, 7.40am to Fri 30 Mar 2018, 7.36am. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Oct 2017, 7.40am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A solid fuel fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect until Friday 30 March 2018. The fire ban applies to all areas of the park except for Boyd River and Dingo Dell picnic area and campground. 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. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Applies from Mon 25 Sep 2017, 3.50pm to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.25pm

Fire bans: Fire Ban - Wollemi National Park

A solid fuel fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect until Wednesday 28 February 2018.

The fire ban applies to all areas of the park except for Colo Meroo, Coorongooba, Dunns Swamp, Newnes and Wheeny Creek picnic and campgrounds.

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. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Applies from Tue 30 Sep 2014, 4.42pm. Last reviewed: Mon 4 Sep 2017, 3.52pm

Closed areas: Claustral canyon access change

Access to Claustral canyon via the previous route across private land at Mount Tomah is no longer possible due to landholders denying access. Canyoners should respect the rights of Mount Tomah residents and avoid using private land. Alternative access from the west side of Mount Bell has been identified. For more information, please contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877, open seven days 9am to 4.30pm, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 22 Mar 2015, 2.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 5 Oct 2016, 9.23am

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed

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

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Applies from Thu 4 Jun 2015, 10.17am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.02am

Closed areas: Butterbox Swamp track

The traditional access to Butterbox Canyon via the endangered swamp is now closed and rehabilitated. No access permitted. Canyoners should use the new track provided. Temporary signage is in place.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on (02) 4787 8877 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/visit-a-park/parks/abercrombie-river-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Sydney and surrounds and Country NSW regions
  • Abercrombie River National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

     

    • Oberon
      (02) 6336 1972
      Contact hours: 9am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 38 Ross Street, Oberon NSW
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Retreat River, Abercrombie River National Park. Photo: NSW Government