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Bongil Bongil National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 15 May 2017, 9.34am to Fri 30 Jun 2017, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Jun 2017, 10.57am

Closed areas: Laggers Point boat ramp upgrade

Some areas of this park are closed due to an upgrade to Laggers Point boat ramp and surrounding access. The closed areas are:

  • Laggers Point boat ramp closed from Tuesday 4 July 2017 for approximately 2 weeks (weather permitting) 
  • Quarry Road (beyond the boat ramp) is closed from Monday 15 May 2017 to around the end of June 2017, or until works are complete.
  • Trial Bay campground sites 17 to 28 are closed Monday 15 May 2017 to Monday 29 May 2017

Brochures detailing the works are available from Trial Bay Gaol area office. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Trial Bay Gaol area office on (02) 65 666 168 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 22 Jun 2017, 8.41am to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Jun 2017, 1.37pm

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 Tue 27 Jun 2017, 11.52am to Fri 30 Jun 2017, 11.52am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Jun 2017, 2.02pm

Closed areas: Aerial spraying operation

Some areas of this park are closed for 1hr due to an aerial spraying operation. The operation is to control bitou bush by NPWS in an inaccessible area of Yuraygir National Park. The product to be used will be Brushoff. The operation area will be patrolled and cleared of people prior to spraying. NPWS staff will be present during the operation. Affected areas are:

  • Hindunes south of Station Creek
  • Walking trail from Station Creek campground

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 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 22 May 2017, 9.44am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2017, 11.30am

Other planned events: Aerial pest control operations

Remote bushwalkers are advised that aerial pest control operations are scheduled for Guy Fawkes River National Park. This will affect London Bridge and Glen Nevis roads, Sara River and Bob's Creek areas from Thursday 25 May 2017. For further information please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on (02) 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 18 May 2017, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 May 2017, 1.23pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS HR - MAC Grey st

There is a fire in this park called NPWS HR - MAC Grey st. 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 Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2017, 10.53am

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

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

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing, you'll have to make your own arrangements
  • 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 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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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

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4WD vehicle on the beach, Bongil Bongil National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary