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Smoky Cape campground

Hat Head National Park

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Applies from Wed 8 Mar 2023, 2.25pm to Wed 5 Apr 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Mar 2023, 9.09am

Closed areas: Marlo Merrican Road partly closed for bridge works

Marlo Merrican Road will be closed from the Clairfield Dungay Creek Road and Purchase Road intersection to Cooperabung Range Road from 7:00am Wednesday 8th March 2023 to 5:00pm Wednesday 5th April 2023 for bridge replacement works.

For further information please contact the Port Macquarie NPWS Office on (02) 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Fri 17 Feb 2023, 3.28pm

Closed areas: Area permanently closed - Mermaid Pools

Access to Mermaid Pools is permanently closed including for swimming. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks and pools.

Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.

Mermaid Pools have never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Mermaid Pools.

For further information call the NPWS Verges Creek area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Wed 21 Dec 2022, 11.45am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.47am. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Feb 2023, 8.38am

Closed areas: Kumbatine National Park & State Conservation Area part closure

The following areas of this park and state conservation area are closed until further notice due to widespread flood damage:

  • West of Davis Road Access including Kumbatine Brook Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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