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Dows camp

Warrumbungle National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 1 March 2024, 12.05pm

Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 12.05pm.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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.

Applies from Fri 1 Mar 2024, 11.16am to Thu 21 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 11.34am.

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial and ground pest control operation

Warrumbungle National Park is closed from 3pm, Sunday 17 March to 5pm, Thursday 21 March 2024 for an aerial and ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 15 Feb 2024, 3.03pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 9.04pm

Fires - Advice: DUGGINS RD FIRE

There is a fire in this park called DUGGINS RD FIRE. 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 Fri 1 Sep 2023, 10.05am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 12.05pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) 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, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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 1 Mar 2024, 11.16am to Thu 21 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 1 Mar 2024, 11.34am

Closed parks: Park closed for aerial and ground pest control operation

Warrumbungle National Park is closed from 3pm, Sunday 17 March to 5pm, Thursday 21 March 2024 for an aerial and ground pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Warrumbungle Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 9.22am

Closed areas: Section of Pincham trail to Grand High Tops closed due to rock fall hazard

The Breadknife walk (Pincham trail between Dagda turnoff and the Grand High Tops summit) is closed until further notice due to rock fall hazard. Do not enter the area.

Detour to Grand High Tops summit is via Dagda shortcut. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Center on 02 6825 4364.

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Applies from Wed 18 Oct 2023, 11.16am to Fri 15 Mar 2024, 11.17am. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 1.58pm

Other planned events: Camp Blackman amenity block under construction

Camp Blackman 1 has been CLOSED for construction of a new amenities block from October to 14 March 2024, subject to construction timeframes.

There is temporary amenities available for guest use at Camp Blackman 3 during this period. 

Camp Blackman 2 and 3 remain open.

 

For more information, contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre (02) 6825 4364.

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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/dows-camp/local-alerts

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