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Bournda National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 24 February 2017, 3.37pm

Applies from Wed 27 Jul 2016, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Feb 2017, 3.37pm.

Other planned events: 1080 baiting - fox control

Each month NPWS checks and replenishes buried 1080 baits along fire trails and some beaches in these parks. The program is ongoing and is part of the NPWS FoxTap program. Foxes are controlled to assist in recovery of native species. For further information please phone the NPWS Merimbula office on (02) 6495 5001.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 6 Mar 2017, 1.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Mar 2017, 2.50pm

Safety alerts: Road and trail information

Due to recent heavy rainfall we are advise that some 4WD trails in Wadbilliga National Park may be impassable. Creek and river crossings may not be safe to enter. Also, road surfaces are soft and susceptible to damage from vehicles and there may be a significant amount of timber down across many trails.

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 3 Feb 2017, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Feb 2017, 5.06pm

Closed areas: Boyds Tower viewing platform closed

The viewing platform and access trail at Boyds Tower in Ben Boyd National Park (45 mins drive south of Eden) has been closed because it is unsafe. The walking track and other viewing platform to Boyds Tower remains open. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on (02) 6495 5001 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 3 Jan 2017, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 Jan 2017, 10.37am

Safety alerts: No fires allowed at Middle Beach campground or picnic area

Due to current dry conditions, fires are not permitted at Middle Beach campground or picnic area. 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 27 Jul 2016, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Feb 2017, 3.37pm

Other planned events: 1080 baiting - fox control

Each month NPWS checks and replenishes buried 1080 baits along fire trails and some beaches in these parks. The program is ongoing and is part of the NPWS FoxTap program. Foxes are controlled to assist in recovery of native species. For further information please phone the NPWS Merimbula office on (02) 6495 5001.

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Applies from Tue 22 Dec 2015, 10.43am to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 10.34am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.04am

Safety alerts: Six Mile walking track upgrade

Six Mile Creek walking track has been undergoing an upgrade. It is safe to walk on. Once handrails are installed it will be Grade 1 wheelchair-accessible. It is currently Grade 3, covering a distance of 300m. This is a well-formed track. No bushwalking experience is necessary. For more information please phone the NPWS Bombala area office on (02) 6458 5900.

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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/bournda-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

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

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. The park has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Merimbula
      (02) 6495 5000
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday and some weekends during peak holiday periods.
    • Corner Sapphire Coast and Merimbula Drives, Merimbula NSW
    • Email: FSCR@environment.nsw.gov.au
      Fax: (02) 6495 5055
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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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Bournda National Park. Photo: A Brown/NSW Government