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Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 15 July 2017, 11.49am

Applies from Thu 29 Jun 2017, 11.14am to Mon 18 Sep 2017, 10.51am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 1.22pm.

Other planned events: Aerial pest program

An aerial pest control program is proposed for parts of Mount Kaputar National Park between Monday 4 September and Sunday 17 September 2017. The program will run for several consecutive days during this period depending upon weather and resources. Some areas of the park will be closed during this time. Firm dates and closed areas for the aerial pest control program will be posted as soon as they become available.

For more information please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300.

Affects 11 locations in this park: Show list

Applies from Sat 15 Jul 2017, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jul 2017, 11.49am.

Closed areas: Barraba track closed - wet weather

The gated section of Barraba track (between John Perry picnic area and Kaputar scenic drive) is closed to all public vehicle access due to rainfall affecting the track. No keys or permits to access Barraba track will be issued during this closure. 

The remainder of Barraba track (between the park boundary and John Perry picnic area) is also affected by rainfall. Please avoid using this section of the track until it dries out and track conditions improve for your safety and to avoid damage to the track. The track is expected to be closed for several days and and this closure notice will be updated as conditions change.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 29 Jun 2017, 11.14am to Mon 18 Sep 2017, 10.51am. Last reviewed: Thu 6 Jul 2017, 1.22pm

Other planned events: Aerial pest program

An aerial pest control program is proposed for parts of Mount Kaputar National Park between Monday 4 September and Sunday 17 September 2017. The program will run for several consecutive days during this period depending upon weather and resources. Some areas of the park will be closed during this time. Firm dates and closed areas for the aerial pest control program will be posted as soon as they become available.

For more information please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300.

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Applies from Sat 15 Jul 2017, 11.30am. Last reviewed: Sat 15 Jul 2017, 11.49am

Closed areas: Barraba track closed - wet weather

The gated section of Barraba track (between John Perry picnic area and Kaputar scenic drive) is closed to all public vehicle access due to rainfall affecting the track. No keys or permits to access Barraba track will be issued during this closure. 

The remainder of Barraba track (between the park boundary and John Perry picnic area) is also affected by rainfall. Please avoid using this section of the track until it dries out and track conditions improve for your safety and to avoid damage to the track. The track is expected to be closed for several days and and this closure notice will be updated as conditions change.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Thu 6 Nov 2014, 2.55pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Jul 2016, 4.05pm

Closed parks: Woodsreef State Conservation Area closed

This park is closed until further notice due to potential health risks from possible asbestos contamination. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Glen Innes area office on (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks website 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/mount-kaputar-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Mount Kaputar National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Narrabri
      (02) 6792 7300
      (02) 6792 4680 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: 8.30am-4.30pm Monday to Friday
    • 1/100 Maitland Street, Narrabri NSW. (Accessible via Dewhurst Street)
    • Fax: (02) 6792 1133
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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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View across landscape of Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary