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Dees Corner campground

Myall Lakes National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 27 March 2020, 12.18pm

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 5.32pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 5.06pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 12.18pm.

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds and picnic areas

Campgrounds and associated picnic areas are closed. Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, and social gatherings will not be permitted in these areas from Friday 27 March 2020, until further notice.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 11.25am to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.12am. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 2.14pm

Closed areas: Tomaree Head closed

All high use visitor areas of Tomaree Head, such as the summit, lookouts, the gun emplacements, stairways and picnic tables, are closed from Friday 27 March 2020, until further notice. Public access is not permitted. 

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 5.32pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 5.06pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 12.18pm

Closed areas: Closed campgrounds and picnic areas

Campgrounds and associated picnic areas are closed. Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, and social gatherings will not be permitted in these areas from Friday 27 March 2020, until further notice.

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Applies from Tue 24 Mar 2020, 10.17am. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Mar 2020, 3.12pm

Closed areas: Big Rocky trail closed for roadworks

Big Rocky trail in Tomaree National Park is closed for routine roadworks, including grading and rolling, from Monday 30 March to Friday 3 April 2020.

Signs will be in place at the Gan Gan Road entrance.

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

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Applies from Sun 10 Nov 2019, 3.01pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 1.54pm

Closed parks: Closed national parks and reserves - Hastings Macleay area

This park is closed due to bushfire damage and fire recovery works. Do not enter the park. This park is expected to reopen on Tuesday 30 June 2020. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555 or 02 6566 6168.

Applies from Thu 5 Mar 2020, 9.17am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Mar 2020, 2.50pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to bushfire damage - Werrikimbe

Werrikimbe National Park and State Conservation Area are closed due to bushfire damage. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

  • Mooraback picnic area and campground are due to open on Monday 30 March 2020
  • Cobcroft picnic area and campground are due to open on Saturday 30 May 2020
  • Plateau and Brushy Mountain picnic areas and campgrounds are due to open on Tuesday 30 June 2020

These dates are indicative only, please monitor this website for further updates and alerts.

Applies from Thu 20 Feb 2020, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Thu 20 Feb 2020, 9.22am

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks walking track

Ocean Rocks walking track in Tomaree National Park is closed due to landslide from Thursday 20 February 2020. Signs will be in place around the closed area.

All main visitor areas, including Tomaree Summit walk, will remain open. You can still access Tomaree Head via Tomaree Summit walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 2.22pm to Sun 29 Mar 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Mar 2020, 4.00pm

Closed parks: Partial closure Oxley Wild Rivers - bushfire damage

The majority of this park is closed due to bushfire damage until Monday 30 March 2020, unless otherwise updated. The following areas remain open:

  • Apsley Falls
  • Dangars Falls
  • Gara Gorge and Blue Holes picnic area
  • Long Point picnic area
  • Wollomombi Falls - The campground and Edgars lookout are the only areas open. The picnic area and walking tracks are closed.

Do not enter the closed areas as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Continue to check this website for alerts and updates.

Applies from Sun 19 Jan 2020, 4.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Jan 2020, 2.50pm

Closed areas: Ferny Creek campground temporary closure

Ferny Creek campground remains temporarily closed due to elevated fire risk, and damaged bridge along access road. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Fri 24 Jul 2015, 9.46am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Aug 2016, 10.23am

Closed areas: Fingal Island Spit - Closure

Some areas of this park are closed due to weather and storm conditions. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible. The closed area is:

  • Fingal Island Spit - No pedestrian or vehicle access between mainland and Fingal Island

For more information, please phone the NPWS Hunter coast area office on (02) 4984 8205 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/dees-corner-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
  • Myall Lakes 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 coin/card operated pay and display machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS visitor service officers regularly visit camping areas to collect fees from campers and sell annual passes. Day passes and annual passes also available from the Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah and Tea Gardens Visitor Information Centres, and other local outlets.

    Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Dees Corner campground, Myall Lakes National Park. Photo: John Spencer/NSW Government