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The Ruins campground and picnic area

Booti Booti National Park

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
19 April 2021 Other planned events Campground amenity upgrades Details

Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 6.00am to Thu 30 Sep 2021, 4.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Apr 2021, 4.46pm

The Ruins campground main amenities building will be closed from 19 April 2021 to September 2021 for upgrades.

The Ruins campground will remain open during the construction period, however will operate at a 50 percent capacity. The beachside amenities building will be open providing shower and toilet facilities for campers. Campers may experience construction noise on week days between the hours of 7am to 4pm.

Please follow signage and any advice from staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Manning Great Lakes Area Office on 02 6591 0300 or email npws.manninggreatlakes@environment.nsw.gov.au


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Applies from Sat 3 Apr 2021, 3.00pm to Wed 12 May 2021, 3.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Apr 2021, 11.00am

Closed areas: Cape Hawke lookout closed

The Cape Hawke lookout tower in Booti Booti National Park is closed for maintenance until further notice.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6591 0300.

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Applies from Mon 22 Mar 2021, 2.19pm to Mon 19 Apr 2021, 2.21pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Apr 2021, 11.58am

Closed parks: Park closed due to severe weather event

This park is closed due to the severe weather event that included heavy rain, damaging winds and consequential widespread flooding. 

For your safety, please avoid these reserves. NPWS is conducting condition assessments of access roads and visitor precincts to determine the extent of the damage and to rectify safety issues.

This closure will be reviewed weekly, however it is expected some reserves will be impacted for an extended period due to extensive damage.

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

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Applies from Fri 2 Apr 2021, 7.00am to Tue 20 Apr 2021, 3.44pm. Last reviewed: Thu 8 Apr 2021, 8.44am

Closed areas: Significant parts of Myall Lakes National Park remains closed due to flood impact

This area remains closed due to flood impact.

Most areas in Myall Lakes National Park continue to be severely impacted by flooding. Flood waters entering the Myall Lake System have inundated campgrounds and roads.

All campgrounds (except Yagon) remain closed for an extended period.

Please avoid all waterways due to public health risk and navigational safety issues.

All roads west of Pacific Hwy remain closed pending further assessment from NPWS.

NPWS is progressively reopening parts of the park when safe to do so. 


For further information, please call Manning Great Lakes Area on ph: 6591 0300 (BH)

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Applies from Mon 8 Mar 2021, 3.09pm to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 3.10pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Mar 2021, 9.35am

Closed parks: Wallingat National Park closure - major road upgrade

Wallingat National Park is closed from Monday 8 March 2021 until Wednesday 30 June 2021. The closure is to allow for major roadworks including drainage upgrades and replacement of damaged bridges to improve access within the park.

This work is weather dependent and the closure will be reviewed in late May based on progress of the work.

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

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Applies from Thu 18 Mar 2021, 12.17pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Mar 2021, 10.47am

Other incidents: Bombah Point Ferry Closed

Bombah Point Ferry is currently closed due to flooding, and will remain so until further notice.

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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-ruins-campground-and-picnic-area/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Booti Booti National Park in the North Coast region
  • Booti Booti 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 has coin-operated pay and display machines - please bring correct coins.

    Buy annual pass
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