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Jerusalem Creek paddle route

Bundjalung National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 3 April 2021, 1.07pm

Applies from Thu 25 Mar 2021, 12.18pm. Last reviewed: Sat 3 Apr 2021, 1.07pm.

Safety alerts: Jerusalem Creek walking track and paddle route

Jerusalem Creek received 400mm of rainfall recently. Please note:

  • The waters of Jerusalem Creek are currently dangerous for swimming and boating, especially near the creek mouth due to high velocity runoff.
  • Jerusalem Creek walking track is flooded in low lying areas and very muddy.

These areas remain open, however park visitors should be cautious. Please assess your ability and preparedness before entering the Jerusalem Creek area of Bundjalung National Park.

Applies from Thu 28 Jan 2021, 1.43pm to Sat 22 May 2021, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Mar 2021, 3.19pm.

Other planned events: Loud noise over Bundjalung National Park

There will be F-35A and F/A-18F Super Hornet military training operations over the Evans Head Air Weapons Range on the following dates:

  • Monday 22 February to Friday 26 February 2021
  • Monday 22 March to Friday 2 April 2021 (only 1 or 2 days)
  • Monday 17 May to Friday 21 May 2021

Visitors can expect some loud noise over Bundjalung National Park on the above dates while the aircraft are training.  Days of operations on the range can change due to weather or other operational considerations, so aircraft will not use the range every day of the scheduled operations. For more information, call the NPWS Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 10 May 2021, 3.41pm to Fri 21 May 2021, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Wed 12 May 2021, 9.30am

Other planned events: Weed spraying operation

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting a weed control program at Snapper Headland and Jerusalem Creek in Bundjalung National Park from Tuesday 18 May until Wednesday 19 May 2021.

The operation will involve hand-pulling and spraying of Metsulfuron Methyl and Glyphosate herbicides for the control of bitou bush, glory lily, lantana and other environmental weeds. For further information email the NPWS Richmond River area office or call 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Tue 11 May 2021, 10.34am to Sat 26 Jun 2021, 10.36am. Last reviewed: Tue 11 May 2021, 12.37pm

Closed areas: Campsites and walking track temporary closure

Some parts of this park are closed from Tuesday 15 June to Friday 25 June while Jerusalem Creek walking track is being upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Jerusalem Creek walking track
  • Jerusalem Creek mouth remote campsites 50 and 51 in Black Rocks Campground Precinct

Sites 1-49 in Black Rocks Campground Precinct will remain open. The Jerusalem Creek paddle route will remain open.

Please comply with signage and directions from NPWS staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Richmond River Area office on 02 6627 0200 or via email npws.richmondriver@environment.nsw.gov.au.

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Applies from Thu 25 Mar 2021, 12.18pm. Last reviewed: Sat 3 Apr 2021, 1.07pm

Safety alerts: Jerusalem Creek walking track and paddle route

Jerusalem Creek received 400mm of rainfall recently. Please note:

  • The waters of Jerusalem Creek are currently dangerous for swimming and boating, especially near the creek mouth due to high velocity runoff.
  • Jerusalem Creek walking track is flooded in low lying areas and very muddy.

These areas remain open, however park visitors should be cautious. Please assess your ability and preparedness before entering the Jerusalem Creek area of Bundjalung National Park.

Affects 1 park and 2 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 28 Jan 2021, 1.43pm to Sat 22 May 2021, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Thu 18 Mar 2021, 3.19pm

Other planned events: Loud noise over Bundjalung National Park

There will be F-35A and F/A-18F Super Hornet military training operations over the Evans Head Air Weapons Range on the following dates:

  • Monday 22 February to Friday 26 February 2021
  • Monday 22 March to Friday 2 April 2021 (only 1 or 2 days)
  • Monday 17 May to Friday 21 May 2021

Visitors can expect some loud noise over Bundjalung National Park on the above dates while the aircraft are training.  Days of operations on the range can change due to weather or other operational considerations, so aircraft will not use the range every day of the scheduled operations. For more information, call the NPWS Alstonville office on 02 6627 0200.

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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/canoeing-paddling-experiences/jerusalem-creek-paddle-route/local-alerts

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