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Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 21 February 2017, 6.57am

Applies from Mon 20 Feb 2017, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Feb 2017, 6.57am.

Fires - Advice: Waa Gorge Kilarney Gap Rd

There is a fire in this park called Waa Gorge Kilarney Gap 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.

Applies from Sun 1 Jan 2017, 2.46pm to Wed 31 May 2017, 1.48pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Feb 2017, 1.40pm.

Other planned events: Campground upgrades in Mount Kaputar National Park

Bark Hut Precinct

A planned upgrade of Bark Hut campground and picnic area and Euglah Rock walking track will occur between 1 April 2017 and 25 April 2017. 

  • The campground, picnic area and walking track, including the amenities block and barbecue facilities, will be closed to all visitors, pedestrians, and vehicles during this period.
  • Please note that this closure will be in effect during the 2017 QLD and NSW school holiday periods and the Easter/ANZAC Day long weekends. 
  • Dawsons Spring campground will be open and available for camping to visitors during the Bark Hut closure period. 

Dawsons Spring Precinct

A planned upgrade of Dawsons Spring campground and facilities is will occur between 1 March 2017 to 1 April 2017 and 25 April 2017 to 30 May 2017.

  • The campground and part of the Nature Trail walking track will be closed for construction during these periods to all visitors, pedestrians and vehicles.
  • The Dawsons amenities block and barbecue facilities will be available for use at all times.
  • Please note that camping and picnic facilities will still be available at Dawsons Spring campground and picnic area during the school holiday and long weekend periods (between 1 April and 25th April inclusive).

These closure periods may be extended and notices will be updated as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300 (office opening hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday).

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Applies from Fri 18 Nov 2016, 3.59pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.54pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Dec 2016, 8.16am.

Fire bans: Northern Plains Region Park Fire Bans

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect until 31 March 2017, unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 20 Feb 2017, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Feb 2017, 6.57am

Fires - Advice: Waa Gorge Kilarney Gap Rd

There is a fire in this park called Waa Gorge Kilarney Gap 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 Sun 1 Jan 2017, 2.46pm to Wed 31 May 2017, 1.48pm. Last reviewed: Fri 10 Feb 2017, 1.40pm

Other planned events: Campground upgrades in Mount Kaputar National Park

Bark Hut Precinct

A planned upgrade of Bark Hut campground and picnic area and Euglah Rock walking track will occur between 1 April 2017 and 25 April 2017. 

  • The campground, picnic area and walking track, including the amenities block and barbecue facilities, will be closed to all visitors, pedestrians, and vehicles during this period.
  • Please note that this closure will be in effect during the 2017 QLD and NSW school holiday periods and the Easter/ANZAC Day long weekends. 
  • Dawsons Spring campground will be open and available for camping to visitors during the Bark Hut closure period. 

Dawsons Spring Precinct

A planned upgrade of Dawsons Spring campground and facilities is will occur between 1 March 2017 to 1 April 2017 and 25 April 2017 to 30 May 2017.

  • The campground and part of the Nature Trail walking track will be closed for construction during these periods to all visitors, pedestrians and vehicles.
  • The Dawsons amenities block and barbecue facilities will be available for use at all times.
  • Please note that camping and picnic facilities will still be available at Dawsons Spring campground and picnic area during the school holiday and long weekend periods (between 1 April and 25th April inclusive).

These closure periods may be extended and notices will be updated as soon as possible. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300 (office opening hours are 8.30am to 4.30pm Monday to Friday).

Affects 1 park and 3 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 18 Nov 2016, 3.59pm to Fri 31 Mar 2017, 3.54pm. Last reviewed: Mon 19 Dec 2016, 8.16am

Fire bans: Northern Plains Region Park Fire Bans

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect until 31 March 2017, unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Find more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 25 Aug 2016, 9.53am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Sep 2016, 3.53pm

Safety alerts: No 1 Break road is closed to heavy traffic due to wet weather

Due to wet weather the No 1 Break road through Timmallallie National Park and Pilliga Nature Reserve is closed to heavy traffic.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the NPWS Baradine area office on (02) 6843 4000 or visit NSW National Park 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