Applies from Mon 16 Nov 2020, 9.00am to Fri 27 Nov 2020, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Nov 2020, 2.12pm.
Closed areas: Lower Snowy River area closed for pest control operations
The lower Snowy River area of Kosciuszko National Park is closed from 9am, Monday 16 November to 5pm, Friday 27 November 2020 for an aerial pest control operation, excluding Saturday 21 and Sunday 22 November 2020 when access will be available. Closures include all campground and picnic areas from the park entry on Barry Way to the Victorian border. Traffic management will be in place to allow through traffic but plan for possible significant delays.
The closed areas include:
- Lower Snowy Drive
- Wallace Craigie lookout
- Jacobs River campground
- Halfway Flat campground
- Pinch River campground
- Jacks lookout
- Running Waters campground
- Willis campground and picnic area
- Moyangul or Pinch River and Tongaroo or Jacobs River area between Ingeegoodbee trail and Tin Mines trail
- Byadbo Wilderness area
This program will target deer and is a part of broader post fire program. It aims to reduce the significant impact they have on native plants and animals including threatened species. Other pest animals, including pigs, goats, foxes and wild dogs will be targeted if observed during the operation.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5600.