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Sandy Beach campground

Murrumbidgee Valley National Park

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Applies from Wed 7 Jul 2021, 11.36am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 10.24am

Closed areas: Lookouts closed on Jacks Creek walking track

Walking track upgrade work at Jacks Creek has been completed, and the walking track has reopened to visitors. Lookouts remain closed due to dangerous cliff edges. Please stay on the formed walking track and obey all signs.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the Griffith NPWS office on (02) 6966 8100.

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Applies from Wed 8 May 2024, 7.25am to Fri 14 Jun 2024, 10.26am. Last reviewed: Thu 23 May 2024, 10.25am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 Fox Bating Program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program from 8th May 2024 to 14th June 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Nest Hill & Ulandra Nature Reserves.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of foxes 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 Tumut NPWS area office for more information on (02) 6947 7000.

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Applies from Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.43pm to Fri 29 Nov 2024, 12.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 12.49pm

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban - The Rock NR - Kengal Aboriginal Place

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)

There are Gas BBQs provided at the Rock NR.

For more information, contact Tumut NPWS on (02) 6947 7000.

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 18 Aug 2023, 1.34pm to Fri 26 Jul 2024, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 8.23am

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to recent flood damage

The following campgrounds will be CLOSED until further notice, due to flood damage. 

If you are unsure of where these campgrounds are, please refer to the campground maps provided when booking online. 

  • Benerembah - All campgrounds 
  • Cuba South - All campgrounds 
  • MIA 1 - Catfish Corner (eroded bank)
  • Uri - All campgrounds 

Flood damage includes, eroded river banks, washouts and sinkholes making it hard to access the campgrounds and unsafe to camp.

These areas will re-open as soon as they are safe. Penalties apply for non-compliance


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Applies from Wed 23 Aug 2023, 1.45pm to Mon 30 Jun 2025, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Feb 2024, 1.54pm

Safety alerts: Potential for Unexploded Ordinances in Livingstone National Park

There is a Substantial risk of unexploded ordinances (UXO) within Livingstone National Park.

There is signage erected at all entrances to the risk area.

If you are driving, bushwalking or mountain biking in the area, you must keep to the formed trails within the UXO risk area. No camping or digging of any kind is permitted within the risk area.

For more information, contact the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.

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