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Pilliga National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 6 November 2017, 4.07pm

Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 9.46am to Mon 2 Apr 2018, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Nov 2017, 4.07pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Northern Inland reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect 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. To 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 Fri 22 Sep 2017, 9.46am to Mon 2 Apr 2018, 9.47am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Nov 2017, 4.07pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - Northern Inland reserves

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect 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. To 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 Tue 30 May 2017, 12.00am to Thu 30 Nov 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Oct 2017, 11.05am

Other planned events: Camp Blackman 1 flush toilets unavailable

The flush toilets at Camp Blackman 1 will be closed until further notice due to construction work taking place on the amenities. The showers and laundry room are unaffected and remain open. Portable toilets will be available in Camp Blackman 1 while the flush toilets are closed. Toilets are available in all other campgrounds and visitor precincts. We encourage visitors to use the alternative toilets in preference to the portable toilets at Camp Blackman 1. For further information please call the NPWS  Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on (02) 6825 4364 or the NPWS Coonabarabran area office on (02) 68421311. NPWS apologise for any inconvenience caused.

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Applies from Mon 10 Apr 2017, 1.30pm to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 1.20pm. Last reviewed: Tue 8 Aug 2017, 1.38pm

Closed areas: Walking tracks closed

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

  • Gurianawa track
  • Fans Horizon walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Warrumbungle NP Visitor Centre  (02) 6825 4364 or NPWS Coonabarabran area office on (02) 6842 1377 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/pilliga-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the Country NSW region
  • Pilliga Forest is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

    • Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre
      (02) 6843 4011
      (02) 6843 1370 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: Open daily, 9am-4pm. (Closed Christmas Day)
    • 50-58 Wellington St, Baradine NSW
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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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Guided tour, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary