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Pilliga National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 8 Aug 2017, 9.00am to Sun 10 Sep 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Aug 2017, 2.05pm

Closed areas: Aerial pest program in Mount Kaputar National Park

Parts of Mount Kaputar National Park will be closed from 8am Wednesday 6 September 2017 to 1pm Saturday 9 September 2017 due to aerial pest operations. This closure will remain otherwise extended or removed. All visitors are advised to stay on formed tracks and follow all closure notices.

The listed areas will be closed at the following times:

  • Upper Bullawa Creek Precinct and picnic areas
  • Yulludunida walking track
  • Mount Coryah walking track
  • Scutts fire trail, Scutts Hut, and Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walking track
  • Rocky Plateau fire trail and Kaputar Plateau walk
  • Barraba track
  • Waa Gorge Precinct

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact 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 4 Aug 2017, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Wed 16 Aug 2017, 1.46pm

Safety alerts: Rocky Plateau - Scutts fire trail

NSW National Parks and Wildlife recently conducted a hazard reduction burn in the Rocky Plateau - Scutts fire trail part of this park. All walking tracks are now open, however visitors are reminded to please be aware of possible falling tree hazards following the burn, especially off formed tracks. For further information contact the NPWS Narrabri area office on (02) 6792 7300, 8.30am - 4.30pm, Monday to Friday.

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Applies from Mon 19 Jun 2017, 12.42pm to Sun 10 Sep 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 26 Jul 2017, 5.24pm

Other planned events: Proposed aerial pest control operation in September 2017

It is proposed that an aerial pest control operation will take place between Monday 4 September and Sunday 10 September 2017. During this time walking track closures will be in place. For further information please contact Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre on (02) 6825 4364.

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Applies from Tue 30 May 2017, 12.00am to Thu 31 Aug 2017, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Jul 2017, 9.50am

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