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Sunburnt Beach campground

Meroo National Park

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Applies from Tue 5 Sep 2023, 12.05pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 3.09pm

Other planned events: Fox control operations on beaches

Fox control operations involving shooting may take place on the following beaches between September 2023 and May 2024:

  • Seven Mile Beach (Seven Mile Beach National Park)
  • Comerong Island (Comerong Island Nature Reserve)
  • Lake Wollumboola/Warrain Beach (Jervis Bay National Park)
  • Berrara Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Monument Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Flat Rock Beach (Conjola National Park)
  • Conjola Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Buckley’s Beach (Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve)
  • Pot Holes Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Wario Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Tabourie Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Termeil Beach (Meroo National Park)
  • Pretty Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Island Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Pebbly Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Depot Beach (Murramarang National Park)
  • Durras Beach (Murramarang National Park)

Access tracks and beach entrances will be closed and signposted prior to shooting operations. Please look out for signs stating the beach is closed if you're visiting these beaches. 

Fox control is undertaken by qualified shooters to protect endangered nesting shorebirds and in accordance with shoot plans.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 6.00am to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 12.22pm

Closed areas: Durras Mountain Loop to Pebbly Beach walking track closed

The Durras Mountain loop trail and Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain walking track are closed from Monday 20 March to Friday 1 December 2023 for track maintenance.

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

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Applies from Sun 17 Sep 2023, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 17 Sep 2023, 1.06pm

Closed areas: 12 Mile Road Closed

12 Mile road between George Boyd Lookout and Braidwood Road in Morton National Park is closed.

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

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Applies from Sun 30 Apr 2023, 9.02am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 9.04am. Last reviewed: Sun 17 Sep 2023, 12.51pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program, using meat baits, manufactured baits and Ejectors-CPE's containing 1080 in Budawang National Park- Gulf and Webbs Firetrail areas from 4/5/23 to 31/10/23 .

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring properties.

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.

Do not touch or interfere with baits or CPE's

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Please contact the local NPWS Ulladulla office for more information on 44549500.

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Applies from Thu 27 Jul 2023, 3.06pm to Fri 22 Dec 2023, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Sun 17 Sep 2023, 12.49pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program, using meat baits, manufactured baits and Ejectors-CPE's containing 1080 in Narrawalle Creek Nature Reserve from 27/7/23 to 22/12/23 .

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs 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.

Do not touch or interfere with baits or CPE's

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Please contact the local NPWS Ulladulla office for more information on 44549500.

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Applies from Fri 19 May 2023, 9.58am to Sat 23 Dec 2023, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Sun 17 Sep 2023, 12.47pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A ground baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison to control wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between Monday 7 August and Friday 22 December 2023 in Conjola National Park and Murramarang National Park.

1080 warning signage will be placed at the entrances into the baiting locations and every 5km along trails.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Neighbouring property owners should restrain any domestic pets to prevent them from entering the baiting locations.

In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Ulladulla area office on 02 4454 9500.

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Applies from Mon 4 Sep 2023, 6.00am to Fri 3 Nov 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 7.22am

Closed areas: Snapper Point walking track closed

The Snapper Point walking track from Pretty Beach to Snapper Point lookout is closed for maintenance from Monday 4 September to Friday 3 November 2023.

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

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Applies from Tue 7 Mar 2023, 7.00am to Fri 29 Sep 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 30 Aug 2023, 10.53am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A ground baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison to control wild dogs will be conducted between Tuesday the 7th of March and Friday the 29th of September 2023 in the Sassafras and Nerriga areas of Morton National Park.

1080 warning signage will be placed at the entrances into the baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks and Reserves. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Neighbouring property owners should restrain any domestic pets to prevent them from entering the baiting locations.

In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information, call the NPWS Ulladulla area office on 02 4454 9500.

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Applies from Thu 17 Aug 2023, 6.00am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 7.22am

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and track works

Some parts of this park are closed from Thursday 17 August to Tuesday 31 October 2023 while road and track works take place on Old Coast Road. The closed areas are:

  • Durras Mountain Loop trail
  • Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain walking track
  • Pebbly Beach to Durras Mountain.

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

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Applies from Tue 20 Sep 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Aug 2023, 2.23pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting program

A baiting program using ground baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes will be conducted between August 14 2023 to August 14 2024 in the Kangaroo Valley, Budgong and Illaroo areas.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, call the NPWS Shoalhaven area office on 02 4428 6300.

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Applies from Wed 21 Sep 2022, 1.29pm to Thu 28 Dec 2023, 1.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Sep 2023, 9.52am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 bait disposal pit

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service is disposing of used 1080 baits and baiting products in an approved disposal pit on NPWS National Parks land within the Fitzroy Falls area.

The burial of used baits and products will happen from Friday 28 July to Thursday 28 December 2023. All bait material in the pit will be buried under at least 500mm of soil, and clear of waterways so as not to cause pollution of waterways. This is in accordance with the Pesticide Control Order (1080 bait products) 2019.

There will be 1080 baiting signs at the entrance to the disposal pit site.

1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) is lethal to pets (including domestic dogs and cats) and working dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, seek immediate veterinary assistance. Domestic pets, including dogs and cats, are not permitted in national parks or reserves.

For more information, email or call the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244.

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Applies from Wed 19 Jul 2023, 3.27pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 7.22am

Closed parks: Conjola National Park-CLOSED

Conjola National Park is closed due to extensive road and trail upgrades and maintenance

Obey signs and follow directions of NPWS staff and contractors

 

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

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Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 2.36pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Sep 2023, 9.39am

Closed areas: Gulp Road at Wingello closed

The Gulp Road section of Morton National Park is closed due to ongoing wet weather, it will be re-opened after it has been assessed as suitable for vehicle access.

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Applies from Wed 1 Mar 2023, 5.15pm. Last reviewed: Fri 15 Sep 2023, 9.39am

Closed areas: Dimocks Ck Carpark to Glow Worm Glen

Walking track from Dimocks Creek Carpark on Mark Morton Road through to Glow Worm Glen in the Bundanoon Precinct of Morton National Park is closed until further notice as track repairs and infrastructure replacement works following the 2019/20 wildfires are in the final stages. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

Glow Worm Glen can be alternatively accessed from Council Land at the end of William Street, Bundanoon.

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Applies from Sun 17 Jul 2022, 7.08pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Access to the base of Erith Coal Mine closed

Access to the base of Erith Coal Mine is closed until further notice, due to a landslide.

Access is blocked at the creek crossing and from the creek down the metal staircase to the bottom of the falls is closed.

The Erith Coal Mine loop part of the walking track is open from the Camping Ground to the Erith Coal Mine carpark.

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

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Applies from Mon 14 Mar 2022, 8.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Nicholas Pass track partly closed

Nicholas Pass track is closed from its junction with the base of Fairy Bower Falls walking track to Ampitheatre Lookout until further notice due to a landslide and rock fall event.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Illawarra area office on 02 4224 4188 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 5 Mar 2021, 1.54pm. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Sep 2023, 11.26am

Closed areas: Camping closed due to flood and fire damage

Camping is closed at the following campgrounds due to fire damage and flooding. The closed campground include (open for day-use only): 

  • Pauls Point
  • Sundeck 
  • Sawyers 
  • Burrawang

Please not that the campgrounds will remain open for day use. Some campgrounds may be affected by flood debris following heavy rain, and there may be steep sand walls to access sites.

Please be cautious and move onto another campground if safety issues occur. There have been many changes to campgrounds along the river, including reduced campground capacity. Some sites also have extensive regrowth following fires.

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

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Applies from Thu 29 Jun 2017, 12.48pm. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Sep 2023, 9.50am

Closed areas: Access to base of Belmore Falls prohibited

All access to the base of Belmore Falls is permanently closed, including from Hindmarsh and Belmore Falls lookouts and picnic areas.

Access is also closed to the top of Belmore Falls, including from the Belmore Falls Road causeway. This closure is to protect visitor safety.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Fitzroy Falls area office on 02 4887 8244 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Mon 24 Apr 2023, 10.00am to Sat 30 Sep 2023, 7.08am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 Jul 2023, 10.17am

Closed areas: Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre - Cafe closed

The cafe at Fitzroy Falls Visitor Centre is currently closed until further notice. Light refreshments, including drinks, snacks and ice creams, are available to purchase from the visitor centre.

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Applies from Sun 30 Apr 2023, 9.11am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 9.12am. Last reviewed: Mon 31 Jul 2023, 9.24am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program, using meat baits, manufactured baits and Ejectors-CPE's containing 1080 in Bimberamala National Park from 4/5/23 to 31/10/23 .

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs 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.

Do not touch or interfere with baits or CPE's

Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Please contact the local NPWS Ulladulla office for more information on 44549500.

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Applies from Mon 23 Jan 2023, 8.59am. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 8.30am

Other planned events: Roadworks, Morton NP (12 Mile Rd/Jerrawangala section)

Delays on roads in the area including Luncheon Creek Road, 12 Mile, Deodar, Burnt Ridge, Whalebone, Messmate Rd, Vandean, Spotted Gum Rd

Expect short delays. Roadworks will be underway. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

The roads may be uneven and slippery during this time. 

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

 

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Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Aug 2023, 1.27pm

Closed areas: Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks

Berrara Creek and Heath walking tracks are closed due to bushfire and storm damage. These areas are currently undergoing repairs. Do not enter the closed areas.

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

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Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.44pm. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 8.21am

Safety alerts: Wet and muddy roads

Unsealed roads and vehicle tracks in Murramarang National Park may have significant erosion and damaged sections. A high clearance vehicle and/or 4WD may be required.

North Head Road and the Old Coast Road remain suitable for 2WD vehicles. Road conditions may change at short notice. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 1 Jan 2021, 3.35pm. Last reviewed: Mon 21 Aug 2023, 1.27pm

Closed areas: Tianjara fire trail

Tianjara fire trail is closed. Please do not enter the closed area.

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

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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/sunburnt-beach-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Meroo National Park in the South Coast region
  • Meroo National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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