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Dorrigo National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2017, 10.56am to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 10.52am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2017, 2.27pm

Closed areas: Flood damage closed areas

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

  • Platypus Flat campground
  • Cod Hole campground
  • Moonpar Forest Drive via Bostobrick closed due to flooding of bridges

It is anticipated that the areas will be open by Friday 31 March 2017.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Dorrigo Rainforest Centre on (02) 6657 2309  or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 22 Mar 2017, 2.58pm. Last reviewed: Wed 22 Mar 2017, 3.20pm

Closed areas: Closed bridge on Way Way Creek Road due to storm damage

The Council timber bridge on Way Way Creek Road that provides access to the park from Scotts Head Road is damaged. Access to the park is still available from Warrell Creek (using Rosewood Road) and Grassy Head (using North Kinki Spur Road and Grassy Head trail). This closure will be in place until repairs can be made and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on (02) 6652 0900 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2017, 8.56am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Mar 2017, 10.10am

Closed areas: Pebbly Beach campground closed

Pebbly Beach Campground is inaccessible due to large holes in the creek crossing making access dangerous.  The area will remain closed until further notice.

  • Pebbly Beach campground

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the 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 15 Mar 2017, 2.49pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2017, 4.09pm

Closed areas: Bindarri picnic area

Bindarray picnic area is closed due to weather conditions/storms. 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 NPWS Coffs Coast area office on (02) 6652 0900 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 21 Feb 2017, 1.02pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Feb 2017, 2.17pm

Closed areas: Trial Bay Gaol campground partially closed

Some areas of this campground are closed until the end of March 2017, because of improvement works on drainage and amenities (unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed). The closed areas are:

  • Some sites in Trial Bay Gaol campground
  • Sections of internal roads.

Please note that there is strictly no public access to the construction sites, and there may be machinery and plant moving through the campground.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Trial Bay Gaol Visitor Centre on (02) 6566 6168 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 21 Feb 2017, 12.35pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Feb 2017, 12.53pm

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: Tue 21 Feb 2017, 12.39pm

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 Thu 24 Nov 2016, 10.32am. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Jan 2017, 10.14am

Safety alerts: Access roads to Station Creek and Pebbly Beach campgrounds

Areas within Barcoongere State Forest, adjacent to the access roads for Station Creek and Pebbly Beach campgrounds, will be subject to logging operations by Forestry NSW contractors from Wednesday 30 November 2016 to Tuesday 31 January 2017. Please use caution, reduce speed and adhere to signage as log trucks will be travelling along this route. For more information please contact the NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500, 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

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Applies from Thu 8 Sep 2016, 12.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 Oct 2016, 9.53am

Closed areas: Brooms Head headland access stairs closed

The beach access stairs on the southern side of Brooms Head headland along Yuraygir Coastal Walk are currently closed due to damage caused by recent weather events. Visitors to this area are advised to use the alternative route detailed in the attached map until repairs are completed and the stairs are reopened for use. 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 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 Wed 15 Mar 2017, 2.55pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2017, 4.08pm

Closed areas: Woolgoolga picnic area

Woolgoolga picnic area is closed due to weather conditions/storms. 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 NPWS Coffs Coast area office on (02) 6652 0900 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/dorrigo-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Dorrigo National Park is open daily (except Christmas Day) 9am to 4.30pm but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Emergency services

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Walk with the birds, Dorrigo National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary