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Capertee Cottage

Capertee National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 31 January 2023, 9.15am

Applies from Fri 9 Dec 2022, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 9.15am.

Safety alerts: Capertee National Park causeways

Access to Capertee Homestead, Capertee Cottage, Capertee campground and the western side of Capertee National Park is via causeways through the Capertee River.

These causeways are subject to flooding. The Capertee River can rise unexpectedly with heavy rainfall upstream, making the causeways impassable. Please check the weather forecast before leaving home.

For more information please call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000, or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Applies from Thu 24 Dec 2020, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Jan 2023, 9.19am.

Safety alerts: Drinking water in Capertee National Park

You'll need to bring your own water for drinking and cooking in Capertee National Park. Water supplied at Capertee Homestead and Capertee Cottage is untreated and only suitable for showering and washing dishes.

Campers at Capertee and Policemans Point campgrounds should not use water from Capertee River for drinking or cooking. 

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
20 February 2023 Closed parks Capertee National Park Pest Management Operation Details

Applies from Mon 20 Feb 2023, 9.00am to Fri 10 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Feb 2023, 8.51am

Capertee National Park is closed from 9am, Monday  20 February 2023 to pm, Friday 11 March 2023 for an aerial pest and weed control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office.


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