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Barrington and Myall Lakes 4WD camping tour

Barrington Tops National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 22 September 2023, 6.16pm

Applies from Thu 21 Sep 2023, 10.53am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 6.16pm.

Closed areas: Williams River part of park closed due to bushfire

The Williams River section of this park is closed due to bushfire. The closed areas are:

  • Williams River Picnic Area
  • Blue Gum Loop
  • Rocky Crossing Walk
  • Lagoon Pinch Picnic Area

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. This fire is called Allyn River Road.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 6538 5300 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Fri 4 Mar 2022, 10.56am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 10.25am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 9.12am.

Safety alerts: Williams Top Road closed

Williams Top Road has been closed by Forestry Corporation of NSW (FCNSW) due to a landslip. Planning has been conducted and repairs will be undertaken as soon as possible. The closure affects access to the following areas in this park:

  • Lagoon Pinch picnic area
  • Corker trail
  • Wombat Creek campground
  • Careys Peak (via Corker trail)
  • Rocky Crossing walk

For more information on the closure visit the FCNSW website. The road re-opening date is not known at this stage.

Alternate access via Chichester State Forest (Allyn River Rd) may be available but is subject to flooding and varied road conditions.

For information on access to visitor sites in Barrington Tops National Park contact the local NPWS office on 02 6538 5300 or Dungog Visitor Centre on 02 4992 2212.

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Applies from Thu 9 Nov 2017, 9.59am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Sep 2023, 9.27am.

Closed areas: Phytophthora quarantine area - Barrington Tops National Park

Phytophthora is a mould that causes dieback in plants. It's been found on the plateau in Barrington Tops National Park, predominantly on the Watergauge trail between Beean Beean and Black Swamp. The affected area is under quarantine with absolutely no visitor access.

Phytophthora is readily spread by mud carried by walkers' shoes and mountain-bike tyres. There are boot wash stations across the plateau for walkers to use, to ensure their boots 'Start clean, Stay clean'.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Gloucester area office on (02) 6538 5300.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 12 Sep 2023, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Sat 23 Sep 2023, 8.53pm

Fires - Advice: Bee Box 1

There is a fire in this park called Bee Box 1 . Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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