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Trial Bay Gaol campground

Arakoon National Park

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Applies from Thu 19 May 2022, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 May 2022, 5.09pm

Closed areas: Gap Beach Road closure - road condition impassible

Gap Beach Road is currently closed to all public vehicle access due to the poor road condition following recent persistent rain events.

This road will re-open when it is safe to do so.

Penalties apply for non-compliance with this closure.  For more information, please contact the local office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 16 May 2022, 3.31pm to Fri 27 May 2022, 3.31pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 May 2022, 4.19pm

Other planned events: Notice of Bitou Bush Aerial Spray Program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be spraying bitou bush by helicopter between 16th and 27th May 2022.  Some beaches, headlands, roads and walking tracks in Hat Head NP, Goolawah NP and Limeburners NP will be temporarily closed during the helicopter operation for public safety. 

The program is expected to take approximately 4 days to complete with suitable weather conditions.  Temporary closures will occur on the day of spraying and NPWS staff will be present during the operation.  Please ensure you adhere to all warning signs and directions of NPWS staff.

Please contact the local NPWS Macleay Office for more information on (02) 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 12.04pm

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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