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Cattai National Park

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Applies from Thu 1 Jun 2023, 4.00pm to Fri 16 Jun 2023, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 4.47pm

Closed areas: Point Pilcher and Juggler Canyon

Point Pilcher and Jugglers Canyon within Blue Mountains National Park will be closed to vehicles from Thursday 8 through Friday 16 June to allow for roadworks.

The affected areas will remain open to pedestrians. 

For further information, contact the Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.  

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Applies from Sat 9 Apr 2022, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 4.42pm

Closed areas: Parts of Blue Mountains National Park closed

Many walking tracks, roads and fire trails within Blue Mountains National Park remain closed following sustained wet weather causing subsidence hazards, major landslides or infrastructure upgrades. 

The following areas are closed:

Katoomba and Leura

  • Furber Steps, Round walk and Underfalls track are closed until Friday 1 September 2023 for maintenance works. The tracks will be open during this period for school holidays, Saturday 1 July to Sunday 16 July.
  • Honeymoon Bridge is closed due to rockfall risk.
  • Honeymoon Point lookout is closed due to upgrade works.
  • Lone Lyrebird track is closed between Gordon Road and the War Memorial, due to subsidence. Detour is in place.
  • Lyrebird Dell walking track is closed due to track maintenance. 
  • Leura Cascades/Fern Bower Circuit has a minor detour due to a landslide on Prince Henry Cliff walk. You must return via Leura Cascades track.  
  • Prince Henry Cliff walk is closed between Gordon Falls lookout and Olympian lookout, due to landslides. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.  
  • Leura Cascades picnic area is closed to vehicles. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information. 
  • Wollumai lookout between Cliff View lookout and Echo Point, Katoomba is closed for upgrade works.
  • Glenraphael Drive is closed due to major subsidence. Narrow Neck, Ruined Castle and Golden Stairs are accessible to pedestrians and cyclists from Narrow Neck lookout on Cliff Drive.
  • Tallawalla lookout is closed for upgrade works.
  • Part of Lindeman Pass is closed due to a major landslide below Gladstone lookout. 
  • Mt Hay Road closed to vehicles, pedestrians and cyclists from Monday 22 May to Friday 9 June, and from 13 June to 16 June 2023 to allow for roadworks. This prevents access to Lockleys Pylon, Fortress Ridge, Butterbox Point and Mt Hay. Access available on weekends.  

Wentworth Falls

  • Conservation Hut is closed for renovations and is due to open late 2023. 
  • Valley of the Waters track is closed below Sylvia Falls. There is no access to Roberts Pass, Vera Falls, Hippocrene Falls or Wentworth Falls from Valley of the Waters.
  • Charles Darwin walk is closed where it traverses council-managed land due to upgrades. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • National Pass is closed due to landslide.
  • Wentworth Pass is closed due to landslide.
  • Ingar Road is closed where it traverses private property at the western end. You can walk in to Ingar campground via Andersons or Bedford Roads.

Blackheath, Mount Victoria and Bells Line of Road

  • No vehicle access to Pt Pilcher Lookout & Road or Juggler canyon from 7th June through 16 June 2023 to allow for road works. Walk-in and cycle access remains open from the gate. 
  • Govetts Creek access routes including Horse track, Govetts Leap descent and Rodriguez Pass (Bridal Veil Falls) are closed due to landslides.
  • Pulpit walking track is closed from Cripps lookout to Pulpit Rock lookout. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for further information.
  • Perrys Lookdown campground is closed.
  • Horse track and Rodriguez Pass are closed due to rock falls and landslides. Entry is not permitted due to serious risk of injury or death. Entry is not permitted into the Grose Valley from Govetts Leap, Evans lookout, Grand Canyon track, or South of Acacia Flat.
  • Medlow Airstrip trail is closed to walkers and cyclists from Thursday 11 May to Friday 16 June 2023 due to fire trail maintenance works.

Woodford, Lawson, Springwood

Empire Pass is closed for track maintenance.  

Canyons and rock climbing

Climbing and canyoning areas in the Blue Mountains are open unless the access road is closed or the site is listed in this alert.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Fri 9 Jun 2023, 2.38pm to Wed 21 Jun 2023, 5.39am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 3.03pm

Closed areas: Sphinx Memorial road closed

Sphinx Memorial Road is closed on the 19th and 20th June 2023 due to planned works. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 8448 0400

 

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Applies from Fri 9 Jun 2023, 2.05pm to Sun 30 Jul 2023, 2.06pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 2.44pm

Closed areas: Sheepskin Hut Campground Closed

Sheepskin Hut campground in Wollemi National Park is closed for redevelopment from Friday 9 June to 30 Sunday 30 June 2023.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS Bulga office on 02 6574 5555.

 

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Applies from Fri 9 Jun 2023, 12.10pm to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 12.10pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 1.44pm

Closed areas: Gibberagong walking track partially closed

Gibberagong walking track is partially closed until further notice from Grosvenor Street fire trail to Gibberagong boardwalk. 

There is a threat of rockfalls due to slope instability. NPWS is in the process of carrying out necessary repair works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400 or call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Thu 7 Jul 2022, 9.11am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 8.58am

Safety alerts: 4WD Oberon Colong historic stock route - 4WD only access

The 4WD Oberon Colong historic stock route to Yerranderie is only accessible via 4WD vehicles. Some creek crossings may be inaccessible for vehicles with low clearance.

Please drive carefully and be aware of road conditions. For more information, call the Wollondilly Shire Council on 02 4677 1100.

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Applies from Fri 26 May 2023, 8.10am to Thu 15 Jun 2023, 11.11pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Jun 2023, 10.36am

Closed areas: Warrimoo fire trail closed for maintenance

Warrimoo fire trail is closed from Tuesday 13 June to Thursday 15 June 2023 for vegetation maintenance works. There will be no pedestrian access to the trail during this time. The Sphinx and Warrimoo walking tracks will be open from Bobbin Head to North Turramurra, but access to St Ives via the Warrimoo fire trail is not permitted. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS North Western Sydney area office on 02 84480400.

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Applies from Thu 25 May 2023, 12.20pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jun 2023, 9.48am

Safety alerts: New safety barricade installed on the Oaks Single track

There is a new safety barricade installed at the road crossing to Red Hands Cave on Single track. It's designed to slow bikes and have them ride parallel to the road before crossing so vehicles can see them.

For further information, contact the NPWS Glenbrook area office on 02 4720 6200.

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Applies from Wed 7 Jun 2023, 9.03am to Wed 21 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jun 2023, 9.16am

Closed areas: Mount Portal Abseiling point closed

The Abseiling point at Mount Portal Lookout in Blue Mountains National Park is closed for upgrades to the access track until Wednesday 21 June 2023.

For further information, please contact the local NPWS Office on (02) 4720 6200.

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Applies from Fri 12 May 2023, 11.45am to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 11.45am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jun 2023, 10.34am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Blue Mountains National Park from Monday 22 May 2023 to Friday 2 June 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

Blackheath 02 4787 8877

Oberon 02 6336 6200

Glenbrook 02 4720 6200

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2023, 1.36pm to Sat 30 Sep 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 2 Jun 2023, 2.03pm

Closed areas: Roads and walking track closures

The following areas are closed for walking track upgrade works from May to the end of September 2023:

  • Glow Worm Tunnel Road from the gate near Galah Mountain intersection 
  • Glow Worm Tunnel carpark
  • Glow Worm Tunnel walking tracks
  • Old Coach Road carpark
  • Old Coach Road
  • Dry Canyon
  • Tiger Snake Canyon access track 

There is no access to Glow Worm Tunnel walking tracks during this time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Thu 2 Jun 2022, 3.56pm to Sat 30 Sep 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 1 Jun 2023, 2.50pm

Closed areas: Big Yango precinct closure

The Big Yango precinct in Yengo National Park is closed from Thursday 2 June 2022 to Saturday 30 September 2023 for repair and maintenance work.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Wollemi/Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555.

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Applies from Fri 31 Mar 2023, 8.37am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 10.28am

Other planned events: Bobbin Inn Cafe closed

Bobbin Inn Cafe in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park is closed until further notice. The last day of trade was Monday 10 April 2023 (Easter Monday).

For further information please call the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400.

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Applies from Thu 11 May 2023, 11.49am to Thu 30 Nov 2023, 11.52am. Last reviewed: Thu 1 Jun 2023, 11.16am

Closed areas: Areas closed for West Head lookout upgrades

The following areas are closed from Monday 22 May to Thursday 30 November 2023 while West Head lookout upgrades are underway:

  • West Head lookout
  • The loop section of West Head Road
  • West Head Army track.

Vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians will have access to the Resolute picnic area and public toilets. Access is restricted past this point.

The following walking tracks remain open:

  • Red Hands track
  • Aboriginal Heritage track
  • Resolute track, including access to Resolute Beach and West Head Beach
  • Mackeral Beach track
  • Koolewong track.

The West Head lookout cannot be accessed from any of these tracks.

For more information, visit the project webpage.

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Applies from Tue 30 May 2023, 4.10pm. Last reviewed: Thu 1 Jun 2023, 11.06am

Closed areas: Illawong picnic area and Centre trail closed for hazard reduction burn

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning Thursday 1 June 2023 until further notice. The closed areas are:

  • Centre trail
  • Illawong Bay picnic area
  • Illawong Point
  • All areas north-west of Centre trail between General San Martin Drive.

General San Martin Drive will be reduced to one lane with traffic flowing in a clockwise direction and may be closed completely at short notice.

Akuna Bay will remain open. To access Akuna Bay, turn off McCarrs Creek Road onto General San Martin Drive. It will not be possible to approach Akuna Bay from West Head Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called NPWS HR Ellis Trig. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Sat 3 Jun 2023, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Wed 31 May 2023, 12.02pm

Hazard reduction burns: Ashdale Creek East HR

There is a fire in this park called Ashdale Creek East HR. 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 1 May 2023, 9.39am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Wed 31 May 2023, 10.55am

Closed areas: The Pavilion picnic shelter closed for maintenance

The Pavilion picnic shelter in Bobbin head, Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park, is closed for planned maintenance works from Monday 1 May to Friday 30 June 2023. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 8448 0400.

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Applies from Tue 30 May 2023, 3.55pm to Fri 23 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 10.28am

Closed areas: Tunks Hill toilet closure

The toilets at Tunks Hill picnic area in Lane Cove National Park will be closed from Monday 5 June to Friday 23 June 2023 for essential work on accessibility paths. The closest toilets to Tunks Hill are approximately 2 km away at Scribbly Gums picnic area. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 8448 0400.

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Applies from Thu 23 Feb 2023, 4.32pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 4.49pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 10.00am

Safety alerts: Remote walking track conditions

Remote routes within the Kanangra Wilderness Area including Kanangra to Katoomba (K2K) trail have been impacted by heavy fire regrowth and flood damage.

If you plan to walk in the area, please ensure you have an appropriate level of experience, navigation skills and equipment.

Mobile reception is limited so alternative communication methods are strongly recommended.

For more information, contact the NPWS Blue Mountains Heritage Centre on 02 4787 8877.

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Applies from Sat 27 May 2023, 4.45pm to Fri 16 Jun 2023, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Sat 27 May 2023, 5.19pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for aerial pest control operation

Some areas in this park are closed from 7am, Tuesday 13 June to 6pm, Friday 16 June 2023 for an aerial pest control operation. The closed areas are:

  • Manobalai NR
    • Whole reserve
  • Wollemi NP
    • Commission Road between Winters Run and Appletree Flat and remote areas to the east
    • Box Tree Clearing area including Wollemi Creek
    • Mellong Swamps area including Kings Waterhole Trail and Putty Creek
  • Parr SCA
    • Womerah Range Trail
    • Mellong Swamps area
  • Yengo NP
    • Remote area east of Bulga Trail
    • Remote area north of Old Settlers Trail
    • Big Yengo visitor areas
    • Remote areas around MacDonald River
    • Mellong Swamps area including all trails off Putty Trail

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

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Applies from Mon 29 May 2023, 8.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 1.41pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 May 2023, 1.49pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program in Wollemi National Park and Manobalai Nature Reserve from Monday 29th May 2023 to Friday 30th June 2023.

 

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local Bulga NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6574 5555.

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Applies from Wed 2 Feb 2022, 9.20am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 May 2023, 1.40pm

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage

The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:

  • California trail - closed until late December 2023
  • Martindale trail - closed until November 2023
  • Hunter Main trail:
    • Sheepskin Hut trail to Raspberry Junction - OPEN
    • Raspberry Junction to Three Ways - closed until August 2023
  • Mellong Range trail - OPEN

Visitor areas that are currently closed include:

  • California Hut - closed until late August 2023
  • Sheepskin Hut - OPEN

Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

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Applies from Mon 15 May 2023, 9.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 May 2023, 1.13pm

Closed areas: Deer and Pig Thermal Control Program

Nullo Mountain area of Wollemi National Park and Capertee National Park will have remote areas closed from 8pm to 4am each night for thermal pest control.  

 

Each closed area will have closure signs placed at each public entry point.  There is no entry into the closed areas.

 

This program does not affect campground or hard roofed accommodation bookings in Capertee NP.

 

For more information please call the Mudgee Area office on 02 6370 9000

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Applies from Thu 25 May 2023, 11.02am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jun 2023, 9.00am

Closed areas: Marramarra Ridge and Marramarra Creek trail closures

Trail work on both the Marramarra Ridge and Marramarra Creek trails will commence form Monday 29 May 2023 until Friday 30 June 2023. There will be no vehicle or pedestrian access to these trails on weekdays. The trails will be open for weekend access only during these dates. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on (02) 8448 0400.

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Applies from Tue 11 Apr 2023, 2.16pm to Fri 23 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Jun 2023, 6.08pm

Closed parks: Park Closed

Abercrombie River National Park is closed for trail repairs until Friday 23 June 2023. Bummaroo Ford Campground remains open. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

Applies from Thu 18 May 2023, 12.26pm to Fri 25 Aug 2023, 12.27pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 May 2023, 12.29pm

Closed areas: Mt Cameron Trail Closure Bypass

Mount Cameron Trail access is available via Deep Pass North bypass.

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Applies from Thu 18 May 2023, 7.26am to Fri 16 Jun 2023, 7.27am. Last reviewed: Fri 26 May 2023, 7.31am

Closed areas: Part Koolewong Flora Reserve closed for ground pest control operation

Some areas in this Flora Reserve are closed from 8am Friday, Thursday 1 June to 8am, Friday 16 June 2023 for a ground pest control operation. The closed areas are:

  • part of the Old Great North Road
  • Blue Door Point Fire Trail

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Wollemi/Yengo area office on 02 6574 5555.

Applies from Thu 6 Apr 2023, 8.04am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 8.07am. Last reviewed: Thu 18 May 2023, 7.42am

Closed areas: Berowra walking track partial closure

Berowra walking track is partially closed until further notice from Waratah Bay to Apple Tree Bay, including the Mount Ku-ring-gai access track. Berowra walking track from Berowra Station to Waratah Bay is open for use. 

There is a threat of rockfalls due to slope instability caused by recent weather events. NPWS is in the process of carrying out necessary repair works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 8448 0400 or call 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Fri 12 May 2023, 11.37am to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Fri 12 May 2023, 11.44am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Wollemi National Park from Monday 22nd May 2023 to Friday 2nd June 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

Mudgee 02 6370 9000

Oberon 02 6336 6200

Bulga 02 6574 5555

Glenbrook 02 4720 6200

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Applies from Thu 6 Oct 2022, 9.54am to Thu 30 Nov 2023, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 12 May 2023, 9.31am

Closed areas: Newnes campground closed due to landslide at Wolgan Gap

Newnes campground, including Newnes Industrial Ruins, is closed until further notice due to road collapse and continuing land slip risk at Wolgan Gap following recent heavy rain.

This road is managed by Lithgow Council. Information updates will be posted when available.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact Lithgow Council on 02 6354 9999. 

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Applies from Tue 9 May 2023, 11.19am to Mon 31 Jul 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jun 2023, 9.00am

Closed areas: Barnett's Playground upgrade

Works will commence on the Barnett's playground in Berowra Valley National Park on Friday 4 May 2023. The existing playground will be removed and it is expected that the new playground will be completed by the end of July 2023. For more information, call the local Area office on (02) 8448 0400.

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Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 7.30am to Thu 2 Nov 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 May 2023, 10.27am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

From Tuesday 2 May 2023 to Thursday 2 November 2023 NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting program in the following areas:

  • Abercrombie River National Park
  • Abercrombie River State Conservation Area
  • Kanangra-Boyd National Park
  • Blue Mountains National Park (southern section)
  • Wollemi National Park (Wolgan Valley area)
  • Gardens of Stone National Park
  • Jenolan Karst Conservation Area
  • Turon National Park
  • Marrangaroo National Park

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Fri 5 May 2023, 2.48pm to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 2.48pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 May 2023, 2.53pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Abercrombie River National Park (NP), Blue Mountains NP, Gardens of Stone NP, Jenolan Karst Conservation Area (KCA), Kanangra-Boyd NP, Mares Forest NP, Turon NP and Wollemi NP from Monday 22nd May 2023 to Friday 2nd June 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS Oberon office for more information on 02 6336 6200

Applies from Fri 5 May 2023, 2.31pm to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 2.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 May 2023, 2.35pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Dharug National Park (NP), Manobalai Nature Reserve (NR), Parr State Conservation Area (SCA), Wollemi NP, Wollemi SCA and Yengo NP from Monday 22nd May 2023 to Friday 2nd June 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the NPWS Bulga office for more information on 02 6574 5555

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Applies from Mon 17 Apr 2023, 3.18pm to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jun 2023, 3.59pm

Closed parks: Closed for ground pest control operation

Some parts of Scheyville National Park are closed from sunset to sunrise due to pest animal control shooting operations.

Shooting operations will occur on select nights throughout this period, excluding weekends and public holidays. During the operations the park will be closed for public access.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Cumberland Area Office on 02 4580 2750.

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Applies from Fri 30 Dec 2022, 11.19am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Jun 2023, 4.00pm

Closed areas: Longneck Lagoon walking track partial closure, Scheyville National Park

Longneck Lagoon walking track open.  Boardwalk currently closed due to flood damage

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Applies from Tue 18 Apr 2023, 9.30am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 5 May 2023, 8.13am

Closed areas: Closed for ground pest control operation

Mitchell Park is closed from sunset to sunrise due to pest animal control shooting operations.

Shooting operations will occur on select nights throughout this period, excluding weekends and public holidays. During the operations the park will be closed for public access.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Cumberland Area Office on 02 4580 2750.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jun 2023, 6.00am to Fri 16 Jun 2023, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Jun 2023, 11.51am

Closed parks: Parks closed for aerial pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting an aerial pest control program from Monday 5 June to Friday 16 June 2023. The following reserves will be closed during this period:

  • Bangadilly National Park
  • Burragorang State Conservation Area (including Burragorang lookout, which will reopen on public holidays and weekends)
  • Guula Ngurra National Park
  • Joadja Nature Reserve
  • Jellore Flora Reserve
  • Nattai National Park
  • Nattai State Conservation Area
  • Wollondilly River Nature Reserve
  • Upper Nepean State Conservation Area (including Stage 2 lands north of Tourist Road)
  • Barralier WaterNSW freehold lands

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Hawkesbury-Nattai area office on 02 4632 4500. Alternatively, visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Applies from Mon 23 May 2022, 10.55am to Thu 30 Nov 2023, 10.55am. Last reviewed: Sun 28 May 2023, 7.13pm

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel access

There is no access to Glow Worm Tunnel walking track from the Wolgan Valley, Pagoda track or Old Coach Road carpark. This closure remains in place until further notice.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Mon 4 Jul 2022, 4.48pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Jun 2023, 8.51am

Closed areas: Ingar Road partial closure

There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to the section of Ingar Road past the end of Queen Elizabeth Drive. Please do not enter private property.

This means there is no vehicle access to Ingar campground. You can access Ingar campground by hiking in via Andersons fire trail or Bedford Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office.

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Applies from Tue 21 Mar 2023, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Fri 26 May 2023, 6.13pm

Closed areas: Six Foot track - Bowtells Bridge closure

Bowtells swing bridge on Six Foot track is closed to protect public safety. An upgrade is being planned, and the bridge is expected to reopen at the end of 2023. Signs and barriers are in place to prevent access onto the bridge.

Crown Lands, which manages the bridge, is advising track users not to attempt to cross Coxs River. Any attempts to cross the river are at your own risk and are discouraged due to the potential for slips or falls, rainfall and risk of flash flooding.

For further information visit the Six Foot track website.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jun 2023, 6.00am to Fri 23 Jun 2023, 10.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2023, 8.36am

Closed areas: Park closed for ground pest control operation

Parts of Wollemi National Park between Comleroy Road and Mountain Lagoon Road will be closed from 6am Monday 19 June, to 10pm Friday 23 June 2023 for a ground pest control operation.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on (02) 4720 6200.

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Applies from Thu 9 Feb 2023, 3.22pm to Mon 31 Jul 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 10.28am

Other planned events: Birrawanna track maintenance works

Track maintenance works will take place on the Birrawanna track from the beginning of February to the end of July 2023, weather dependent. Please be mindful of machinery on the trail and follow the directions of workers. Visitors may experience some delays.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on (02) 8448 0400.

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Applies from Thu 15 Dec 2022, 4.29pm. Last reviewed: Thu 30 Mar 2023, 5.01pm

Closed areas: North Mackerel track closed and Mackerel trail partially closed

North Mackerel track is permanently closed due to a potential risk of rockfalls and unstable cliff edges in the Great Mackerel Beach area.

The only designated land access to or from Great Mackerel Beach is via Mackerel track to the north, which intersects with Resolute track.

Due to land instability and risk to personal safety, there is no through or return access to or from the following places:

  • The south end of Great Mackerel Beach via The Basin or Mackerel trail
  • The west of Great Mackerel Beach via North Mackerel track, which is closed.

Please remember the risks associated with visiting natural areas, including rock falls, unstable edges, falling branches and interactions with wildlife.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 11.22pm to Tue 1 Aug 2023, 3.22am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Mar 2023, 2.00pm

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

Between 1 February 2023 and 31 July 2023, NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits, fresh baits and Canid Pest Ejectors (CPEs) containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing in Ku-ring-gai Chase National Park.

Don’t touch baits or ejector devices.

All baiting locations are 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.

Fox baiting in these reserves is aimed at reducing their impact on threatened species.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Forestville area office on 02 9451 3479, or the NPWS Lane Cove area office on 02 8448 0400 (business hours), or the NPWS call centre on 1300 056 294 (after hours).

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 10.55pm to Tue 1 Aug 2023, 3.56am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Mar 2023, 4.02pm

Other planned events: 1080 feral animal management - Lane Cove National Park

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a baiting program using manufactured baits and fresh baits containing 1080 poison (sodium fluroacetate) for the control of foxes. The program is continuous and ongoing between Wednesday 1 February and Monday 31 July 2023 in Lane Cove National Park. Don’t touch baits. 

All baiting locations are 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 8448 0400 during business hours, or 1300 056 294 after hours.

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Applies from Thu 9 Jul 2020, 2.52pm to Thu 1 Feb 2024, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 8.05am

Closed areas: Sugarloaf car park closed

Sugarloaf car park is no longer open to the public. We apologise for any inconvenience.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Chatswood Area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 23 Nov 2022, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Jan 2023, 9.41am

Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground - Boobook section closed

The Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground has closed due to flood damage. Please note that the rest of Wheeny Creek precinct remains open for bookings.  Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 4720-6200.

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Applies from Sun 22 Mar 2015, 2.11pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2023, 8.36am

Closed areas: Waratah Native Gardens picnic area closed

Waratah Native Gardens picnic area is closed until further notice. This includes Gorge walking track. No access to the area is permitted. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Hawkesbury-Nattai area office on 02 4588 2400.

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Applies from Mon 19 Sep 2022, 9.36am to Thu 31 Aug 2023, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 May 2023, 8.29am

Closed parks: Muogamarra Nature Reserve closed

Muogamarra Nature Reserve is only open to the public for 6 weeks every year, around spring time.

Due to the sensitive nature of the reserve, access is restricted at other times to approved educational and research activities only.

For more information about the reserve, call the NPWS Contact Centre on 1300 072 757 or the NPWS North Western Sydney area office on 02 8448 0400.

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Applies from Wed 30 Sep 2020, 11.54am. Last reviewed: Wed 10 May 2023, 3.06pm

Safety alerts: Ironbark Road access to picnic area - Last 850m 4WD only

The last 850m along Ironbark Road (Crown Road) to access Ironbark picnic area is currently limited to 4WD vehicles only. This section is not suitable to conventional 2WD vehicles due to a severely eroded hill along the Crown Road. Visitors to this section of the park travelling by conventional 2WD vehicles will have to walk the last 850 metres to access to the start of the park and Ironbark picnic area.

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Applies from Fri 1 Oct 2021, 9.47am to Thu 1 Feb 2024, 12.01pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Jun 2023, 10.28am

Closed areas: Toilet closures in Lane Cove National Park

Some toilets within this park will be closed during the week, opening only on weekends, public holidays and during school holidays. The closed toilets are at:

  • Carters Creek (Area 9)
  • Scribbly Gums (Area 17)
  • Haynes Flat (Area 32)

Please note: This does not apply to bookings. Where there are bookings, toilets will be opened.

For more information, please contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400.

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Applies from Tue 29 Oct 2019, 2.58pm to Thu 1 Feb 2024, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 May 2023, 8.05am

Safety alerts: Swimming safety in Berowra Valley National Park

Swimming is not advisable in Berowra Creek at certain times as the water may be subject to variable pollution levels and algal blooms. Please refer to the Hornsby Shire Council website before swimming in Berowra Creek. Alternatively you can call the Hornsby Council 24 hour information line on 9847 6666 or the Algal information line on 1800 999 457.

Swimming at Fishponds is not advised at any time due to heavy water pollution.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Chatswood area office on 02 8448 0400 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/campgrounds/cattai-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Cattai National Park in the Sydney and surrounds region
  • Cattai National Park is open 8am to 6pm from May to August and 8am to 8pm from September to April. The park may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day (including motorbikes). Day passes are available from on-park pay machines that accept coins and credit cards, and you can also pay for your visit via the Park’nPay app.

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Emergency services

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