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Bongil Bongil National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
24 September 2017 Fire bans Total Fire Ban Details

Applies from Sun 24 Sep 2017, 12.01am to Sun 24 Sep 2017, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2017, 3.05pm

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 8 Sep 2017, 2.19pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2017, 4.31pm

Fires - Advice: Kangaroo Creek Rd, Kangaroo Creek

There is a fire in this park called Kangaroo Creek Rd, Kangaroo 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 Fri 15 Sep 2017, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2017, 4.31pm

Fires - Advice: Tunnel Road

There is a fire in this park called Tunnel Road. 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 Thu 14 Sep 2017, 2.31pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2017, 3.54pm

Fires - Advice: Bellingen Rd, Missabotti

There is a fire in this park called Bellingen Rd, Missabotti. 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 22 Sep 2017, 1.56pm. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2017, 11.49am

Fires - Not Applicable: Enterprise Rd

There is a fire in this park called Enterprise Rd. 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 22 Sep 2017, 3.15pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2017, 3.15pm

Closed areas: Park Fire Ban in place for the Junction campground

Due to a severe fire weather forecast there is a park fire ban in place immediately until further notice. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Clarence South area office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.30am to Wed 28 Feb 2018, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2017, 11.37am

Other planned events: Fox baiting Moonee Beach Nature Reserve

A fox and wild dog baiting program is being conducted along Moonee Beach in Moonee Beach Nature Reserve. The areas affected ranges from the mouth of Moonee Creek to 500m north of the Tiki trail. It is advised not to take dogs along Moonee Beach in the vicinity of the baiting program or allow them to stray into the area.

The 1080 poison baits are lethal to domestic pets if ingested. Visitors and neighbours of the Moonee Beach Nature Reserve are reminded that domestic dogs are not permitted within national parks or nature reserves.

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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 Wed 24 May 2017, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jun 2017, 3.43pm

Closed areas: Road closures in Yuraygir State Conservation Area

A partial road closure of 3km between Bald Knob Tick Gate Road and Browns Knob trail and Julies Road is closed due to storm damage. Alternative access to Coast Range Road is available via McPhillips Road and Yellow Cutting Road. 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 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 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 21 Feb 2017, 12.35pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Mermaid Pools - not safe for swimming

The area known as the Mermaid Pools is not safe for swimming. Large waves wash over the area frequently and you may be swept off the rocks. For more information, please contact Trial Bay Gaol on (02) 6566 6168 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for safety guidelines. 

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2015, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Potential rock falls - Little Bay and Trial Bay

The granite cliffs surrounding Trial Bay and Little Bay are prone to rock fall. Do not climb cliffs or walk close to cliff edges. For further information please call Trial Bay Gaol on (02) 6566 6168.

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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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Applies from Mon 28 Aug 2017, 2.38pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Aug 2017, 5.03pm

Closed parks: Goulds lane wildfire

This park is closed due to a bushfire, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Macleay area office on (02) 6561 6700 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/bongil-bongil-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Bongil Bongil National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Coffs Harbour
      (02) 6652 0900
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 32 Marina Drive, Coffs Harbour NSW
    • Fax: (02) 6651 9525
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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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4WD vehicle on the beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary