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Yuraygir National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2017, 12.48pm

Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2017, 10.53am.

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

Yuraygir Coastal Walk Visitors are advised river crossing contact details have changed.  The current details are as follows:

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing, you'll have to make your own arrangements
  • The Corindi/Red Rock river crossing call (02) 6649 2730.  

For further information please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2017, 12.48pm.

Other incidents: Restricted access at Pebbly Beach campground

Pebbly Beach campground is currently being accessed via a temporary access trail due to storm damage and is unsuitable for caravans and camper trailers larger than a standard Jayco pop-top size. For further information, please phone the Grafton NPWS office on 0266411500.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2016, 9.22am.

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 24 May 2017, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Wed 24 May 2017, 12.16pm

Closed areas: Road closures in Yuraygir State Conservation Area

A partial road closure of 3km between Bald Knob Tick Gate Road and Browns Knob trail and Julies Road is closed due to storm damage. Alternative access to Coast Range Road is available via McPhillips Road and Yellow Cutting Road. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 22 May 2017, 9.44am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2017, 11.30am

Other planned events: Aerial pest control operations

Remote bushwalkers are advised that aerial pest control operations are scheduled for Guy Fawkes River National Park. This will affect London Bridge and Glen Nevis roads, Sara River and Bob's Creek areas from Thursday 25 May 2017. For further information please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office on (02) 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 22 May 2017, 2.21pm to Mon 19 Jun 2017, 2.21pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 May 2017, 2.38pm

Other planned events: Wild dog aerial control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will conduct aerial baiting for wild dog control using 1080 poisoned baits through the following reserves starting on 23 May 2017:

  • Guy Fawkes River National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Cathedral Rocks National Park
  • Serpentine Nature Reserve
  • New England National Park
  • Jobs Mountain Nature Reserve

This program is a landscape control program in conjunction with Local Land Services and neighbours. If you have any questions about the program, please contact NPWS Dorrigo Plateau area office on (02) 6657 2309.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2017, 10.53am

Other planned events: Yuraygir Coastal walk river crossing contacts

Yuraygir Coastal Walk Visitors are advised river crossing contact details have changed.  The current details are as follows:

  • The Wooli river crossing call 0439 409 909 
  • The Sandon river crossing, you'll have to make your own arrangements
  • The Corindi/Red Rock river crossing call (02) 6649 2730.  

For further information please contact NPWS Grafton area office on (02) 6641 1500.

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Applies from Tue 11 Apr 2017, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.40pm

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 Tue 11 Apr 2017, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Apr 2017, 2.39pm

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, 2.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 23 May 2017, 12.48pm

Other incidents: Restricted access at Pebbly Beach campground

Pebbly Beach campground is currently being accessed via a temporary access trail due to storm damage and is unsuitable for caravans and camper trailers larger than a standard Jayco pop-top size. For further information, please phone the Grafton NPWS office on 0266411500.

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Applies from Sun 2 Apr 2017, 9.05am. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Apr 2017, 10.46am

Closed parks: Bungawalbin closed parks

This park is closed due to flooding, unless the closure is otherwise extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Richmond River area office on (02) 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 19 Mar 2017, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2017, 10.18am

Closed areas: Pedestrian beach access track closed

Some areas of this park are temporarily closed due to storm damage until further notice. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. Closed areas are:

  • Pedestrian access track to beach near Black Rocks near Site 8 in Black Rocks campground

Penalties apply for non-complianceFor more information, please contact the NPWS Richmond River area office on (02) 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 13 Oct 2015, 12.05pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Sep 2016, 9.22am

Closed areas: Angourie Back Beach - staircase removed

Walkers on the Yuraygir Coastal Walk are advised that the staircase at the southern end of Angourie Back Beach has been removed due to safety concerns. All walkers should commence the walk via the track at Mara Creek picnic area, as there is no longer access from the beach. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Grafton NPWS office on (02) 6641 1500 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 1 Sep 2015, 4.41pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Aug 2016, 12.55pm

Other incidents: Black Rocks campground - aircraft noise

Attention for campers at Black Rocks regarding periodic aircraft noise over the campground. The Department of Defence has a training area within Bundjalung National Park north of Black Rocks campground. Aircraft may fly over the campground from time to time. Please ring 1300 333 3623 or consult the Department of Defence website for more information.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Jul 2016, 4.05pm

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to demolition of bridge from past flooding event. This closure applies until further notice. Closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away, at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Glen Innes area office (02) 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 28 Nov 2014, 11.33am. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Jul 2016, 1.20pm

Closed areas: Closure Gamma Garra pedestrian bridge

Gumma Garra pedestrian bridge is closed due to safety issues until further notice. The walking tracks at Gumma Garra will not be accessible until the bridge is repaired. For more information, please contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on (02) 6627 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 15 Sep 2014, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Aug 2016, 1.01pm

Closed areas: Black Rocks campground - No 4WD Beach access

Partial closure. No 4WD beach access from Black Rocks campground. Due to significant storm damage, the 4WD beach access at Black Rocks campground is closed. Vehicles may still drive along Ten Mile Beach north from the Shark Bay 4WD beach access, but cannot exit at Black Rocks.There are no other beach access points on Ten Mile Beach other than Shark Bay 4WD beach access. No 4WD access north of Black Rocks campground.

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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/yuraygir-national-park/local-alerts

Contact

  • in the North Coast region
  • Yuraygir 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.  The park has self registration stands with envelopes - please bring correct change.

    Buy an annual pass.
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Emergency services

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Pebbly Beach, Yuraygir National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary