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East Kunderang Homestead

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

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Applies from Thu 2 Dec 2021, 2.51pm to Sun 12 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 10.36pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to road damage

Some parts of this park are closed from Thursday 2 December 2021 to 12am Sunday 12 December 2021 due to road damage. The closed areas are:

  • Halls Peak campground
  • Riverside campground
  • Budds Mare to Riverside walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Armidale area office on 02 6738 9103 or the NPWS Walcha area office on 02 6777 4700.

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Applies from Wed 24 Nov 2021, 4.41pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Dec 2021, 4.47pm

Safety alerts: Heavy rainfall may result in flooding

Please be aware widespread rain across NSW may result in rivers and creeks rising rapidly and damage to roads.

Please adhere to road and campground closures. Never drive through flooded roads and causeways.

Please check local government area websites for local road closures.

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Applies from Thu 18 Mar 2021, 8.45am. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Nov 2021, 3.48pm

Safety alerts: New England Wilderness Walk wet weather warning

The Bellinger River catchment has experienced above average rainfall over the past few months and river levels can rise quickly with rain.  River crossings on the Wilderness Walk become extremely dangerous when river levels rise and walkers may become stranded.

Do not do the walk during periods of high river levels or forecast rainfall.

Check the Bureau of Meteorology for river levels and rainfall before setting off.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Cast office on phone 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 15 Oct 2021, 12.24pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 12.24pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 5.04pm

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood damage - Hastings Macleay area

Several parks within the Hastings Macleay area are closed due to flood and storm damage. Access and camping is not permitted in closed parks.

These closures are due to widespread flooding and extensive damage to roads, bridges, campgrounds and other park facilities.

These closures are in place until 8am, Friday 31 December 2021. Some parks will remain closed for extended periods.​​​​

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Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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