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Pilot Wilderness mountain bike ride (Alpine Way to Barry Way)

Kosciuszko National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 29 March 2024, 11.37am

Applies from Sun 7 Apr 2024, 11.06am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Mar 2024, 11.37am.

Other planned events: Essential fire trail works - Cascade Trail

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be undertaking essential fire trail maintenance works on Cascade Trail, between the Alpine Way and Cascade Hut, throughout April and May 2024. The trail will remain open to visitors. Trail users should expect short delays to their walk or ride.

Please obey all directions from NPWS staff and contractors. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For any further queries, please contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on (02) 6450 5555. 

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 17 Apr 2024, 12.27pm to Wed 24 Apr 2024, 5.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Apr 2024, 12.34pm

Closed areas: Summit Walk closure Tuesday 23 April & Wednesday 24 April 2024: 7:00am-10:00am and 3:30pm - 5:30pm each day for Helicopter operations.

Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk will be closed on Tuesday 23 April and Wednesday 24 April from 7:00am to 10:00am and 3:30pm to 5:30pm on both these days for helicopter operations (weather permitting).

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Applies from Wed 3 Apr 2024, 11.39am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Mar 2024, 11.42am

Other planned events: Trail maintenance - Rileys Flat

The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be undertaking trail maintenance on Rileys Trail, adjacent to Tom Groggin Camping Area, in April 2024.

Trail users are to be aware of machinery movements and may experience some delays when riding or walking on the trail. Please obey all directions from NPWS staff and contractors. 

For further queries please contact the NPWS Jindabyne office on (02) 6450 5555. 

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 12.00pm to Fri 9 Aug 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Apr 2024, 2.27pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

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 Friday 9 February 2024 and Friday 9 August 2024. 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. Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.

This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:

  • Thredbo Valley
  • Moonbah
  • Ingebyra
  • Paupong
  • Numbla Vale
  • Corrowong

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 area office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Mon 15 Jan 2024, 1.51pm to Tue 30 Apr 2024, 1.57pm. Last reviewed: Sun 14 Apr 2024, 12.16pm

Safety alerts: Works on Kosciuszko Road and Charlottes Way and changed access to Charlotte Pass to Porcupine Rocks walking track

Essential Energy are completing a network upgrade to the power supply at Charlotte Pass Snow Resort from December 2023 to April 2024. The works will affect:

  • Traffic conditions on Kosciuszko Road and Charlottes Way between Spencers Creek and Charlotte Pass Village. Please expect short delays on these roads.
  • Access to the Charlotte Pass to Porcupine Rocks walking track. Please expect diversions and follow signage on the track.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 5 Jan 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Apr 2024, 4.11pm

Safety alerts: Ongoing helicopter operations at Skitube Carpark D

Helicopter operations for the Snowies Alpine Walk Stage 4 construction will be occurring from Ski Tube Carpark D on various dates throughout summer. Operations will affect access to:

  • Bundilla accessible track
  • Thredbo Valley track
  • Muzzlewood track
  • Bullocks track at Bullocks Flat.

During helicopter operations, Ski Tube Carpark D will be temporarily closed, and access to the above tracks will be as signed through Carpark C. You may experience short delays on the Bundilla accessible track during operations. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the Snowy Region Visitor Centre on 02 6450 5600 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Fri 10 Nov 2023, 12.42pm to Tue 23 Apr 2024, 12.43pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Nov 2023, 4.28pm

Other planned events: Track upgrades on Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk

Sections of Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk are affected by upgrades from Friday 10 November 2023 to mid-April 2024. Expect delays and diversions, and follow signage on tracks.

Repairs will take place on the Charlotte Pass to Rawson Pass section of the walk from November 2023 until further notice. Other sections of the Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk may close for up to a week in February 2024. There will be alternate access to the summit via Kosciuszko walk (from Thredbo) or the Main Range walk (from Charlotte Pass). This alert will be updated with closure dates as they become available.

Do not enter closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For more information, contact the NPWS Alpine Queanbeyan area office on 02 6229 7166.

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Applies from Sat 28 Oct 2023, 12.10pm. Last reviewed: Mon 15 Apr 2024, 4.11pm

Safety alerts: Track works on Dead Horse Gap walk and Thredbo River walk

There will be ongoing track works on Thredbo River track and Dead Horse Gap track throughout the 2023/2024 hiking season. Please follow any detours in place and stay out of work sites.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5600. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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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/cycling-trails/pilot-wilderness-mountain-bike-ride-alpine-way-to-barry-way/local-alerts

Park info

  • in the Thredbo-Perisher area of Kosciuszko National Park in the Snowy Mountains region
  • 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. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).

    Read our Annual Pass FAQs for information.

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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