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Pilliga National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sun 14 May 2017, 6.30pm

Applies from Tue 9 May 2017, 8.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 14 May 2017, 6.30pm.

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS-BARA-SFAZ-Salaks Cooper

There is a fire in this park called NPWS-BARA-SFAZ-Salaks Cooper. 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 Tue 11 Apr 2017, 9.48am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Apr 2017, 12.40pm.

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS_BARA_Timmallallie Number1 Break West HR

There is a fire in this park called NPWS_BARA_Timmallallie Number1 Break West HR. 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 Tue 11 Apr 2017, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.43pm.

Hazard reduction burns: Timmallallie NP- No.1 Break Hazard Reduction

There is a fire in this park called Timmallallie NP- No.1 Break Hazard Reduction. 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 30 May 2017, 12.00am to Fri 14 Jul 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 30 May 2017, 12.17pm

Other planned events: Flush toilets unavailable in Camp Blackman 1

The flush toilets will be closed at Camp Blackman 1 until further notice due to construction work taking place on the amenities block at Camp Blackman 1. The showers and laundry room are unaffected and remain open.  

There'll be portable toilets in Camp Blackman 1 while the flush toilets are closed. Toilets are available in all other campgrounds and visitor precincts. We urge visitors to use the alternative toilets in preference to the portable toilets at Camp Blackman 1.

For further information please call the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on (02) 6825 4364 or the NPWS Coonabarabran office (02) 68421311. We apologise for any inconvenience.

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Applies from Tue 9 May 2017, 8.02am. Last reviewed: Sun 14 May 2017, 6.30pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS-BARA-SFAZ-Salaks Cooper

There is a fire in this park called NPWS-BARA-SFAZ-Salaks Cooper. 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 Thu 11 May 2017, 10.01am. Last reviewed: Sun 14 May 2017, 8.09am

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS-BARA-PilligaEast-Scratch Rd North

There is a fire in this park called NPWS-BARA-PilligaEast-Scratch Rd North. 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 Tue 2 May 2017, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 9 May 2017, 11.45am

Hazard reduction burns: Albert Wright HR

There is a fire in this park called Albert Wright HR. 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 Tue 11 Apr 2017, 9.48am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Apr 2017, 12.40pm

Hazard reduction burns: NPWS_BARA_Timmallallie Number1 Break West HR

There is a fire in this park called NPWS_BARA_Timmallallie Number1 Break West HR. 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 Mon 10 Apr 2017, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Apr 2017, 8.36am

Hazard reduction burns: dumby

There is a fire in this park called dumby. 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 Tue 11 Apr 2017, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.43pm

Hazard reduction burns: Timmallallie NP- No.1 Break Hazard Reduction

There is a fire in this park called Timmallallie NP- No.1 Break Hazard Reduction. 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 Mon 10 Apr 2017, 1.30pm to Sun 31 Dec 2017, 1.20pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2017, 11.23am

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:

  • Tara Cave walking track and Old Woolshed Picnic Area
  • 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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Applies from Sun 28 May 2017, 12.40pm. Last reviewed: Sun 28 May 2017, 12.56pm

Closed areas: Barraba track closed

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 Fri 7 Apr 2017, 11.34am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Mar 2017, 11.00am

Hazard reduction burns: H-Line HR

There is a fire in this park called H-Line HR. 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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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

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Guided tour, Pilliga National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary