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Barrington Tops National Park

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Applies from Thu 28 Sep 2023, 1.07pm to Mon 2 Oct 2023, 8.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Sep 2023, 2.09pm

Safety alerts: Extreme fire danger warning

NPWS is advising visitors to local national parks to take caution during their trip this long weekend (Friday 29th September to Monday 2nd October) due to high to extreme fire danger.

High temperatures and strong winds are forecast and are likely to lead to high fire danger conditions. Conditions can change quickly.

Plan your visit to a national park carefully, take adequate water and remain hydrated. Please adhere to any park fire bans or total fire bans in place.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

NPWS recommends reviewing RFS information on Total Fire Bans, Fire Danger Ratings, and keep up to date using the Hazards Near Me app:

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Applies from Fri 4 Mar 2022, 10.56am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 10.25am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 9.12am

Safety alerts: Williams Top Road closed

Williams Top Road has been closed by Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) due to a landslip. Planning has been conducted and repairs will be undertaken as soon as possible. The closure affects access to the following areas in this park:

  • Lagoon Pinch picnic area
  • Corker trail
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • Careys Peak (via Corker trail)
  • Rocky Crossing walk

For more information on the closure visit the FCNSW website. The road re-opening date is not known at this stage.

Alternate access via Chichester State Forest (Allyn River Rd) may be available but is subject to flooding and varied road conditions.

For information on access to visitor sites in Barrington Tops National Park contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or Dungog Visitor Centre on 02 4992 2212.

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