It's essential to check with a local NPWS office and get the latest fire safety information if you're planning to go backcountry hiking, camping or 4WD touring in a national park.
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Only trees directly adjacent to tracks and trails are assessed for dangerous tree limbs. Trees inside the burned areas may have been damaged by fire and branches/trees could fall down and cause injury.
To help bushland regenerate
By keeping off the newly burned ground it will protect and enable new bush growth to form.
We want to prevent unauthorised tracks forming through the bushland.
Hazard reduction burning
For hazard reduction burning information, major wildfire updates and a list of all current incidents in NSW, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service website. The NSW Rural Fire Service also offers the Fires Near Me - Mobile App for iPhone, iPad, Android, tablet or smartphone users.
Total fire bans
During periods of fire weather, the Commissioner of the Rural Fire Service may declare a total fire ban or particular NSW fire areas, or statewide.
Gathering firewood is prohibited
Please remember that visitors are prohibited from gathering firewood or removing plants in most NSW national parks.