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Wanda Wandong campground

Goobang National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 7 December 2021, 3.21pm

Applies from Fri 26 Nov 2021, 12.15pm to Fri 10 Dec 2021, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 3.21pm.

Closed parks: Park closed due to flooding

This park is closed from Friday 26 November 2021 until Monday 6 December 2021 due to widespread flooding. Many trails are closed and impassable due to rainfall causing dangerous conditions. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Contact the local park office for up-to-date information.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 8.00am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Oct 2021, 7.36am.

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park subject to advice from the Rural Fire Service on the bush fire danger period. This park fire ban remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 8 Dec 2021, 12.04pm to Thu 9 Dec 2021, 4.12pm. Last reviewed: Wed 8 Dec 2021, 3.48pm

Safety alerts: Pine Ridge Management trail closed

Pine Ridge Management trail is currently not suitable for 2WD or 4WD vehicles. The trail has been washed out by recent rain, causing an unpassable trench.

Roadworks are scheduled to repair the road on Thursday 9 December 2021.

Take care and drive safely. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 26 Nov 2021, 12.15pm to Fri 10 Dec 2021, 12.25pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Dec 2021, 3.21pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to flooding

This park is closed from Friday 26 November 2021 until Monday 6 December 2021 due to widespread flooding. Many trails are closed and impassable due to rainfall causing dangerous conditions. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Contact the local park office for up-to-date information.

For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Wed 10 Nov 2021, 8.00am to Mon 13 Dec 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Nov 2021, 11.36am

Closed areas: Greenbah campground closed

Greenbah campground is closed from 8am Wednesday 10 November to 5pm Monday 13 December 2021. The closure is due to heavy rain and ongoing wet conditions of the site and Sawpit Gully trail leading to the campground. This closure will be reassessed weekly.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 8.00am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Oct 2021, 7.36am

Fire bans: Park Fire Ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park subject to advice from the Rural Fire Service on the bush fire danger period. This park fire ban remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Thu 30 Sep 2021, 2.29pm. Last reviewed: Mon 22 Nov 2021, 11.44am

Closed areas: Sawpit Gully trail closed to vehicles

Sawpit Gully trail is closed to vehicles due to wet conditions. There is no access along the trail to Greenbah campground and Caloma Trig.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please call the Bathurst office on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Fri 15 Oct 2021, 11.07am to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Nov 2021, 4.13pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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Applies from Sun 1 Aug 2021, 7.51am to Mon 31 Jan 2022, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Thu 30 Sep 2021, 1.39pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ground baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a ground baiting program between Sunday 1 August 2021 and Monday 31 July 2022 in Goobang National Park. The program involves the use of Canid Pest Ejectors (CPE) that contain 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. 

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

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

For further information please call the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst on 02 6332 7640.

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Applies from Thu 15 Jul 2021, 4.24pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Aug 2021, 11.10am

Closed areas: Caloma lookout closed

Caloma lookout is closed from 5pm Thursday 15 July 2021 until further notice due to unsafe access road conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local 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/wanda-wandong-campground/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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