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Hill End Historic Site

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 11 June 2021, 2.20pm

Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.09pm to Tue 15 Jun 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 2.20pm.

Safety alerts: Hazardous road conditions due to water, snow and ice

Road conditions are hazardous due to rain, snow and ice. Please use extreme caution when travelling. Watch for fallen tree limbs. Follow all road closures and directions given by local councils.

For more information, call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.41pm to Fri 18 Jun 2021, 12.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 2.40pm

Safety alerts: Western corner Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area - closed due to fallen tree limbs

The western corner of Bill Lyle Reserve is closed due to fallen tree limbs. Do not enter the sectioned-off area. Supervise children closely.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6370 9050.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.09pm to Tue 15 Jun 2021, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 2.20pm

Safety alerts: Hazardous road conditions due to water, snow and ice

Road conditions are hazardous due to rain, snow and ice. Please use extreme caution when travelling. Watch for fallen tree limbs. Follow all road closures and directions given by local councils.

For more information, call the NPWS Mudgee area office on 02 6370 9000.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.27pm to Fri 18 Jun 2021, 12.29pm. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 12.36pm

Closed areas: Hospital picnic area closed

The Hospital picnic area in Hill End Historic Site is closed due to a weather event causing limbs to fall from trees in the area.

You can still access Bill Lyle Reserve picnic area. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 6370 9050.

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Applies from Thu 10 Jun 2021, 1.24pm to Sat 26 Jun 2021, 1.26pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Jun 2021, 5.10pm

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial pest control operation

Turon National Park is closed from 5pm Monday 14 June to 9am Saturday 26 June 2021 for an aerial pest animal control program.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office at Kanangra Area on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Fri 11 Jun 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Jun 2021, 5.05pm

Closed areas: Picnic areas and walking track closed

Towac and The Walls picnic areas are closed from 8am Friday 11 June for facilities upgrades. On completion of current works Towac and The Walls picnic areas will be opened, however the lookout platform at The Walls picnic area will remain closed for further upgrades.

The opening section of the Nature Walking track is also closed due to current works. These closures are reassessed weekly.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 8 Jun 2021, 12.12pm. Last reviewed: Wed 9 Jun 2021, 12.05pm

Other incidents: Roads closed due to predicted snow event

Cabonne Council has closed roads within Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area at 4pm on Tuesday 8 June 2021 due to forecast snow fall. Weather conditions will be monitored and roads will be reassessed on a daily basis.  Roads may remain closed for a number of days if required.

Visitors are permitted in the park during periods of snow, however when the road is closed, access is by foot only. Please remember to dress suitably and be prepared for wet and cold conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For information about road closures, please contact the Orange Visitor Information Centre on 1800 069 466.

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Applies from Thu 13 May 2021, 8.00am to Wed 17 Nov 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Sat 15 May 2021, 3.35pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an ongoing aerial and ground baiting program in this park from Monday 17 May to Wednesday 17 November 2021. The operation will involve the use of meat baits, meat bait products and ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

This program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the recent extensive bushfires, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock. This program is carried out as part of the following Blue Mountains Branch Pest Management Strategies: Western Hunter Wild Dog Management Plan, Central Hunter Wild Dog Management Plan & Post Fire Aerial Baiting Program.

All baiting locations will be identified by signs. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please email or call the NPWS Bulga Office on (02) 6574 5555

Applies from Thu 13 May 2021, 11.00am to Wed 17 Nov 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 May 2021, 11.04am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing aerial and ground baiting programs in this park from Monday 17 May to Wednesday 17 November 2021. The operation will involve the use of meat baits, meat bait products and ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

This program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, especially after the recent extensive bushfires, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All baiting locations will be identified by signs. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call the NPWS Mudgee Office on (02) 6370 9000

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Applies from Fri 10 Feb 2017, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 May 2021, 12.10pm

Fire bans: Solid fuel fire ban for Sturt National Park

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park all year round. This park fire ban will remain in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and/or electric barbecue or cooker. Penalties apply for non-compliance. To find out more about fire bans in parks and reserves, including your responsibilities, visit NSW National Parks safety page.

Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.00am to Tue 31 Aug 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Mar 2021, 2.43pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Monday 1 March 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021 in Winburndale Nature Reserve and Girralang Nature Reserve.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call NPWS Central West Area Office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Tue 25 Aug 2020, 7.47am. Last reviewed: Tue 2 Mar 2021, 8.00am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program will be ongoing between Friday 29 January 2021 and Tuesday 31 August 2021 along management trails in Mount Canobolas State Conservation Area.

Readily identifiable 1080 poison signs have been positioned at trail entry points or trail junctions as well as other appropriate locations throughout the reserve.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Wed 15 Jul 2020, 7.51am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 7.52am. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Jan 2021, 11.46am

Other planned events: 1080 wild dog and fox control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a strategic ground and aerial baiting program for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The operations will involve the use of meat, manufactured products and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE’s) containing Poison 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be continuous and ongoing from Thursday 31 December 2020 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas:

  • Abercrombie National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Gardens of Stone National Park
  • Wollemi National Park
  • Blue Mountains National Park
  • Turon National Park
  • Marrangaroo National Park
  • Mares Forest National Park
  • Kanangra-Boyd National Park
  • Jenolan Karst Conservation Reserve

These programs have been designed to meet NPWS priority conservation and state focused biosecurity issues. All baiting locations will be signposted.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information, call the NPWS Kanangra area on 02 6336 6200.

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Local alerts

For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/camping-and-accommodation/accommodation/hill-end-pines-cottage/local-alerts

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