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The Barracks campground

Coolah Tops National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 28 May 2024, 10.37am

Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 6.00am to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 May 2024, 10.37am.

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and drainage work

Road maintenace will continue in some of the following areas from Monday 13 May until Monday 7 June 2024 while major road and storm water drainage work is undertaken. The areas are:

  • The Pinnacle Road
  • Bundella Lookout
  • The Pinnacle Walking Track and Lookout
  • Coxs Creek Campground
  • The Barracks Campground
  • Grass Trees Walking Track 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 6843 4000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 6.00am to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 6.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 May 2024, 10.37am

Closed areas: Areas closed for road and drainage work

Road maintenace will continue in some of the following areas from Monday 13 May until Monday 7 June 2024 while major road and storm water drainage work is undertaken. The areas are:

  • The Pinnacle Road
  • Bundella Lookout
  • The Pinnacle Walking Track and Lookout
  • Coxs Creek Campground
  • The Barracks Campground
  • Grass Trees Walking Track 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office (02) 6843 4000.

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Applies from Tue 28 May 2024, 10.28am to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 28 May 2024, 10.34am

Closed areas: Part Road Closures

Hillguard Road from Pines campground to Norfolk Falls Walking track closed due to essential road repairs. This includes Bracken Hut access.

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Applies from Tue 13 Jun 2023, 9.58am to Mon 30 Dec 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 6 May 2024, 8.34am

Closed areas: Coolah Tops National Park areas closed

The following areas are currently closed:

  • Grass Trees walking track entrance via the Barracks campground is closed due to track damage. Grass Trees walking track is accessible via The Pinnacle Road.
  • Snow Gums walking track is closed because of severe storm damage to the track. 

 

Forest Road between Coolah Creek Road and the entrance of Coolah Tops National Park has been damaged by heavy rain, particularly the steeper slopes, however the Park is still accessible. Forest Road is managed and maintained by Warrumbungle Shire Council. Please refer any inquiries concerning this road directly to the Council.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Castlereagh Area office on 02 6843 4000 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/the-barracks-campground/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Coolah Tops National Park in the Country NSW region
  • Coolah Tops National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather, fire danger or management operations. The eastern end of the park is regularly closed during wet weather due to slippery road conditions.

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