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Warrumbungle National Park

Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 22 Feb 2018, 9.46am to Sat 31 Mar 2018, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Mar 2018, 11.22am

Safety alerts: Salt Caves campground closed

Some areas in Pilliga Forest Reserves (Timmallallie National Park, Pilliga Nature Reserve) have recently been affected by a major wildfire.

Salt Caves campground remains closed for safety purposes.

Visitor areas that are now open include:

  • Sandstone Caves walking track
  • Dandry Gorge 'Sculptures in the Scrub' visitor area, walking track, picnic and campground
  • Salt Caves picnic area and Pilliga Forest lookout tower

If you're visiting, please stay on formed walking tracks only and obey all road closure notices. Penalties apply for non-compliance

For more information, please contact the NPWS Baradine area office on (02) 6843 4000, the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on (02) 6843 4011 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see


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

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.

    Buy an annual pass.
    • Coonabarabran (Warrumbungle National Park)
      (02) 6825 4364
      (02) 6842 3041 After hours emergency
      Contact hours: 9am-4pm daily (closed Christmas Day)
    • Off John Renshaw Parkway, Warrumbungle National Park
    • Fax: (02) 6825 4334
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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 from Fan's Horizon lookout, Warrumbungle National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary