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Orara Escarpment 4WD touring route

Bindarri National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 11 May 2022, 10.53am

Applies from Mon 21 Mar 2022, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 May 2022, 10.53am.

Closed areas: Areas and roads closed due to flooding

The following areas are closed until at least 1 July 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage. Repairs will be undertaken as conditions dry.

  • Binderray picnic area
  • Pine Road
  • Langleys Road
  • Urumbilum Creek Road

Bangalore Falls is accessible to 4WD vehicles via Range road.

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).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 2 May 2022, 7.00am to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 20 May 2022, 5.17pm

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flood damage

This park is closed from Monday 2 May until Tuesday 31 May 2022, due to widespread damage following rainfall and flooding in early March 2022.

Many creek crossings, roads and trails are closed and impassable due to a severe rainfall event causing dangerous conditions.

This park will re-open as soon as it is safe, after assessments and remedial works occur. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Grafton area office.

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Applies from Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9.54am. Last reviewed: Mon 16 May 2022, 3.48pm

Closed areas: Ulidarra National Park road closures

The following roads are closed until at least 11 July 2022 due to wet conditions and road damage from severe storms, and no access with Forestry Corporation undertaking crossing works on Swans road:

  • Swans Road
  • Shelter Road

This closure may be extended depending on conditions and the progress of repairs.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Fri 13 May 2022, 2.34pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 5.05pm

Closed areas: The Junction campground closed

The Junction campground is closed due to wet weather and flood damage. At this stage the area will remain closed until Friday 1 July 2022.

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Applies from Tue 2 Nov 2021, 4.38pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 11.46am

Closed areas: Woolgoolga Creek picnic area closed due to collapsed road

Woolgoolga Creek picnic area and Falls walking track are closed until further notice due to road collapse and walking track damage as a result of flooding. 

Geotechnical assessment and design repairs have been completed for the NPWS road sections, and works are scheduled for August-September 2022 as conditions dry.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Mon 21 Mar 2022, 10.41am. Last reviewed: Thu 5 May 2022, 10.04am

Closed areas: Suttons road closed due to storm damage

Suttons road is closed to vehicle traffic for safety reasons following a pavement collapse during recent wet weather.  Repairs will be scheduled as conditions dry out. Alternate access is via Granite Pit or McMullens Roads.

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 4 May 2022, 10.52am. Last reviewed: Mon 16 May 2022, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Western Nymboi Binderay National Park closed

The western side of Nymboi Binderay National Park (west of Nymboida River) is closed until at least Friday 1 July 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage. Repairs will be carried out as conditions dry.

Moonpar Forest Drive is accessible to 4WD vehicles.

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).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 23 Mar 2022, 9.58am. Last reviewed: Wed 4 May 2022, 12.48pm

Closed areas: Bongil Bongil National Park road closures

The following roads are closed until at least Friday 1 July 2022 due to wet conditions and road damage from severe storms:

  • Hunters Road
  • Caperground Road
  • Archers Road
  • Reedy Road

Repairs will take place as conditions dry.

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).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Coffs Coast Area on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 30 Mar 2022, 9.15am. Last reviewed: Mon 16 May 2022, 1.10pm

Closed parks: Parks closed due to flooding - Coffs Area

Most national parks and reserves in the Coffs Coast area are closed until at least Friday 1 July 2022 due to widespread flooding and severe weather as risk assessments and repairs are undertaken. 

Access to hard-roofed accommodation on-park remain open.

Access to campgrounds at Doon Goonge in Chaelundi National Park and Thungutti campgrounds in New England National Park have are open.

As parks, roads and other facilities are assessed as safe, they will be reopened. This closure may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Roads into and throughout the park are / may also be closed. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information and contact the local park office.

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. For more information, call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 with any queries.

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Applies from Mon 21 Mar 2022, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Wed 11 May 2022, 10.53am

Closed areas: Areas and roads closed due to flooding

The following areas are closed until at least 1 July 2022 due to severe wet weather and road damage. Repairs will be undertaken as conditions dry.

  • Binderray picnic area
  • Pine Road
  • Langleys Road
  • Urumbilum Creek Road

Bangalore Falls is accessible to 4WD vehicles via Range road.

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).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Mon 2 May 2022, 10.51am. Last reviewed: Mon 2 May 2022, 12.15pm

Closed areas: Walk with the Birds boardwalk closed for maintenance

Walk with the Birds boardwalk is closed for maintenance until further notice. You can still access Wonga walk, the Glade and Crystal Shower falls.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS 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/things-to-do/4wd-touring-routes/orara-escarpment-4wd-touring-route/local-alerts

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