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Sheepstation Creek campground

Border Ranges National Park

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Applies from Tue 30 Nov 2021, 11.21am to Fri 3 Dec 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 30 Nov 2021, 11.30am

Closed areas: Terania Creek Picnic Area and Protesters Falls Walking Track Temporarily Closed

Terania Creek Picnic Area and Protesters Falls Walking Track will be temporarily closed from 1:00 pm Tuesday 30th November until 5:00 pm Friday 3rd December. This is due to expected high rainfall and potential flooding in the area. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For further information please contact the NPWS Alstonville depot on 6627 0200

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 7.00am to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Nov 2021, 10.14pm

Closed areas: Minyon Falls precinct reopening

Minyon Falls precinct and Minyon Grass picnic area are closed for upgrades until 1pm Wednesday 1 December 2021.

The closed areas include:

  • Minyon Falls picnic area (including Minyon Falls lookout)
  • Minyon Grass picnic area
  • Minyon loop walking track and all access points to the track
  • Boggy Creek track

Access to Rummery Park campground will be via Nightcap Range Road. Signs will be in place around the closed areas.

With the exception of the closed tracks, the multi-use trail network will still be accessible from the Telephone Road trailer carpark via Nightcap Range Road (via Dunoon).

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

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Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 2.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Nov 2021, 1.48pm

Closed areas: O'Connors Fire Trail closed

The following fire trail will be closed from Monday 22 November 2021 until Monday 17 January 2022 (approx.) for maintenance, upgrading of culverts and bridge works:

  • O'Connors Fire Trail

Signs will be in place around closed areas

Cutters Camp campground and picnic area will remain open, and visitors can still access Byrrill Creek walking trail.

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

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Applies from Mon 15 Nov 2021, 2.25pm to Fri 10 Dec 2021, 8.25am. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Nov 2021, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Newton Drive closed

Newton Drive (from the park boundary) is closed until Friday 10 December 2021 due to a landslip. There is no vehicle or pedestrian access to Mount Nardi via Newton Drive during this time.

You can still access The Historic Nightcap track from Rummery Park campground.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Sun 11 Apr 2021, 8.18am to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Nov 2021, 4.30pm

Closed areas: Access to Rummery Park campground

Access into Rummery Park campground is via Nightcap Range Road (via Durroughby) only. Due to upgrade works at the Minyon Falls precinct, Minyon Drive is closed and will remain closed until Wednesday 1 December 2021.

For further information, please contact the NPWS Richmond River area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 1 Nov 2021, 2.55pm to Mon 31 Jan 2022, 2.56pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Nov 2021, 4.32pm

Closed areas: Tweed Range Scenic Drive East park entrance closed

The east park entrance on Tweed Range Scenic Drive (from Barkers Vale) is closed until Monday 31 January 2022 due to multiply landslips being repaired.  Tweed Range scenic drive is open from Sheepstation Creek to Bar Mountain. Access to Tweed Range scenic drive is only via Lynches Creek Road from Wiangaree. There is currently no access from the Barkers Vale entrance. All roads, walking tracks and lookouts within the park are open

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 18 Oct 2021, 11.19am to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 11.19am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Nov 2021, 11.23am

Closed areas: Mount Matheson Loop temporarily closed

Mount Matheson Loop walking track is temporarily closed due to maintenance works on Newton Drive. For further information please contact the Alstonville depot on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 18 Oct 2021, 11.03am to Wed 1 Dec 2021, 11.05am. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Nov 2021, 11.22am

Closed areas: Pholis Gap walking track temporarily closed

Pholis Gap walking track is temporarily closed due to maintenance works happening on Newton Drive. For further information please contact the Alstonville depot on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 7 Oct 2021, 9.13am

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park closed

Wollumbin National Park is closed until Thursday 31 March 2022 due to public safety risks associated with the summit walking track, and to allow further consultation with the Aboriginal community and other key stakeholders about the future management of the site.

Some of the best views of Wollumbin can be found along Pinnacle walk and lookout in Border Ranges National Park. You can also try Goorgana walking track or Pholis Gap walking track in nearby Nightcap National Park, or Best of All lookout at Queensland’s Springbrook National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

 

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Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 3.07pm to Tue 30 Nov 2021, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Sep 2021, 10.17am

Closed areas: Murray Scrub walking track closed

Murray Scrub walking track is closed for maintenance works. This track will remain closed until further notice.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the Kyogle area office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Feb 2021, 3.08pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. Bar Mountain picnic area remains open.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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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/sheepstation-creek-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Border Ranges National Park in the North Coast region
  • Border Ranges 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 uses a self-registration fee collection system at entry. Please bring the correct change and display your receipt.

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