Applies from Mon 23 May 2022, 10.48am to Thu 23 Jun 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 May 2022, 12.18pm
Other planned events: Thredbo River picnic area - toilet and picnic shelter closed
The toilets and picnic shelter at Thredbo River picnic area will be temporarily closed between Monday 23 May until approx. Friday 24 June 2022 while upgrade works occur within the picnic area. Please check this web page for any updates, or contact the Jindabyne NPWS Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 for more information.
Applies from Thu 12 May 2022, 10.00am to Sat 12 Nov 2022, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 May 2022, 4.32pm
Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Thursday 12 May 2022 until Saturday 12 November 2022 in the following parks:
Bogandyera Nature Reserve
Jingellic Nature Reserve
Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
The program will also be conducted in the southern precinct of Kosiuszko National Park, which includes the following areas:
Entry into 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 Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.
Some parts of Tantangara Reservoir will be closed intermittently from Sunday 1 May 2022 until further notice, whilst the Snowy 2.0 construction activities involving controlled blasts are conducted. Full exclusion zones will be established prior to and during blast operations. The closed areas are:
Portions of Tantangara Reservoir, adjacent to the Snowy 2.0 construction site.
Tantangara Reservoir boat ramp, adjacent to the Tantangara Dam wall.
Applies from Mon 20 Dec 2021, 10.07am. Last reviewed: Wed 20 Apr 2022, 11.42am
Closed areas: Areas closed due to flood damage
Leatherbarrel Creek campground is closed until further notice due to flood damage.
Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).
Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 13 Apr 2022, 9.29am
Closed areas: Closed areas in Kosciuszko National Park
A number of sites in Kosciuszko National Park remain closed or may have other restrictions until further notice. This includes a number of areas closed due to the 2019/2020 bushfires.
Some sections of Kosciuszko National Park which have been burnt remain closed. This is because they still may pose a risk to visitors due to dangerous trees and damaged infrastructure.
Specific areas which are closed due to the fires include:
Areas within the park:
Selwyn Snow Resort
Kiandra Court House
Pattinson's Hut and Matthew's Cottage
Cabramurra township. Snowy Hydro's operational town suffered significant fire damage and for safety reasons is currently closed.
Selwyn Snow Resort is being rebuilt following fire damage, and is currently a construction site. For your safety, public access to this area is strictly prohibited and all signage in this area must be followed.
Huts that burnt down in the 2020 fires. The location is open but there is no hut/building:
Bradley/O'Briens Hut, Brooks Hut, Delaneys Hut, 4 Mile Hut, Happy's Hut, Harveys Hut, Linesman's No.3 Huts, Round Mountain Hut, Sawyers Hut, Vickeries Hut and Dry Dam Ski Shelter.
Please take care as there may be broken glass/nails that are uncovered since NPWS made records and cleaned up site.
Please do not disturb site or remove artefacts.
The following key roads in Kosciuszko National Park are closed due to fire damage:
Kings Cross Road from the Kings Cross Road and Link Road intersection to Selwyn Resort (closed to facilitate the Selwyn Resort rebuilding works).
Tantangara Road and Tantangara Dam access - Snowy 2.0 works:
Tantangara Road may be subject to short closures between Snowy Mountains Highway and the gate below Tantangara Reservoir Wall for maintenance and upgrade works. These closures are required to allow for upgrades to Tantangara Road as part of the Snowy 2.0 project. The schedule of closures is subject to design, and construction programs are yet to be finalised. Please check for alert updates a week before you travel.
Wares Yards campground will remain open during roadworks.
Access to the southern end of Tantangara Reservoir via Quarry trail will be closed to the public.
Access to the southern end boat ramp is open but may be subject to short-term closures.
Current boating and camping access to Tantangara Reservoir will still be available at access points on the northern end of the reservoir, via Port Phillip and Dam trails.
Access to Currango and Old Snowy campground will remain open, with accessvia Port Phillip or Tantangara Road.
Applies from Tue 1 Mar 2022, 4.52pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Apr 2022, 10.31am
Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Tuesday 1 March 2022 and Wednesday 31 August 2022 in the following parks and reserves:
The north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park (within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area)
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.
For further information please call NPWS Tumut office on 02 6947 7000.
Applies from Thu 24 Feb 2022, 9.05am to Wed 8 Feb 2023, 11.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Feb 2022, 5.16pm
Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 baiting
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between 9 February 2022 until 8 February 2023. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park;
Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. 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 Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.
Applies from Sat 5 Feb 2022, 4.29pm. Last reviewed: Mon 7 Feb 2022, 1.01pm
Other planned events: Roadworks - Tom Groggin
Resurfacing of the Tom Groggin campground/Alpine National Park access road will be happening throughout February 2022. Visitors should be aware of heavy truck movements and machinery undertaking roadworks activities.
Access to the Murrray River and Alpine National Park will still be available. Visitors should expect some delays.
For more information please contact the Jindabyne office on 02 6450 5555.
Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 4.01pm to Sun 1 Jan 2023, 12.54pm. Last reviewed: Mon 10 Jan 2022, 7.42am
Other planned events: Ongoing increased traffic and roadworks
There is an increase in heavy and light vehicle movements on the Snowy Mountains Highway (between Cooma to Tumut) and Link and Tantangara Roads within Kosciuszko National Park. This traffic will continue for a number of years and involves the use of specialised heavy vehicle combinations for transporting materials associated with the Snowy 2.0 project and other projects in the region.
There will also be ongoing maintenance and upgrades to roads in the area as part of the project, particularly along Link and Tantangara Roads.
Your destination is still accessible. To assist in planning your journey safely, please allow extra time in your travel plans and drive to conditions.
For more information, call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.
The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road
Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.
Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.
Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter). Eligible pensioners can apply for a complementary NPWS concession pass, to get free park entry. Download the exemption form (154KB doc).