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Scutts Hut trail

Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 6 December 2019, 4.44pm

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 3.56pm to Sat 21 Dec 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Dec 2019, 4.44pm.

Closed areas: Park closures - bushfires

Most of Mount Kaputar National Park is currently closed due to bushfire activity until Saturday 21 December 2019, unless otherwise updated.

The exceptions to this are Waa Gorge and Sawn Rocks, which will reopen on Saturday 7 December 2019.

Do not enter the park as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 4 Oct 2019, 3.56pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 5 Nov 2019, 8.52am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and or electric barbecue or cooker.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Fri 6 Dec 2019, 3.56pm to Sat 21 Dec 2019, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 6 Dec 2019, 4.44pm

Closed areas: Park closures - bushfires

Most of Mount Kaputar National Park is currently closed due to bushfire activity until Saturday 21 December 2019, unless otherwise updated.

The exceptions to this are Waa Gorge and Sawn Rocks, which will reopen on Saturday 7 December 2019.

Do not enter the park as it is unsafe to do so. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Affects 1 park and 22 locations nearby. Show list

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/scutts-hut-trail/local-alerts

Park info

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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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Leaves on the ground. Photo:John Yurasek