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Nymboida whitewater canoeing and rafting tours

North Coast, Country NSW

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Last reviewed: Mon 26 February 2024, 3.57pm

Applies from Tue 27 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Fri 1 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 3.57pm.

Other planned events: Aerial weed spraying operation

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting aerial weed control operations in the Mann River and Guy Fawkes River corridors from Tuesday 27 February until Friday 1 March 2024. This work will not impact any visitor areas, but please be aware that helicopters will be operating in the following reserves during this period:

  • Barool NP
  • Nymboida NP and SCA
  • Guy Fawkes River NP

For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Wed 28 Feb 2024, 9.14am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 5.15pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Feb 2024, 2.21pm

Other planned events: Helicopter Lift Operation Lake Arragan

A helicopter lift operation is scheduled for Thursday 29.2.24 between 0900 and 1200. Visitors should anticipate small localised short term road and picnic area closures and helicopter related noise between these hours. NPWS staff will be on site.

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Applies from Tue 27 Feb 2024, 8.00am to Fri 1 Mar 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 3.57pm

Other planned events: Aerial weed spraying operation

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be conducting aerial weed control operations in the Mann River and Guy Fawkes River corridors from Tuesday 27 February until Friday 1 March 2024. This work will not impact any visitor areas, but please be aware that helicopters will be operating in the following reserves during this period:

  • Barool NP
  • Nymboida NP and SCA
  • Guy Fawkes River NP

For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Wed 24 Jan 2024, 11.31am to Fri 15 Mar 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 26 Feb 2024, 10.09am

Closed areas: Part closure Waihou road Sherwood NR

The western 6km of Waihou road within Sherwood NR will be closed for road maintenance from Monday 29/1/2024 to 29/2/2024. The Contractor will display the on-site safety signage on both ends of the job site. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Grafton NPWS office on 02 66411500.

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Applies from Wed 31 Jan 2024, 3.18pm to Fri 12 Apr 2024, 3.19pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 1.48pm

Closed areas: Wonga walk partial closure

Wonga walk is closed between the Glade picnic area to the Crystal Shower Falls bridge from Thursday 1 February to Friday 12 April 2024 while the track is upgraded.

Access to Crystal Shower Falls is still available via the lower Wonga walk. All other sections of Wonga walk remain open.

For further information, contact the Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900 or visit the Dorrigo Rainforest Centre.

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Applies from Sun 25 Feb 2024, 11.59pm to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 1.45pm

Closed areas: Angourie and Mara Creek picnic areas

Angourie and Mara Creek picnic areas are closed due to roadworks. For more information contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 1.18pm. Last reviewed: Wed 14 Feb 2024, 4.39pm

Closed areas: Shelley Headland campground

Toilet is at full capacity and needs to be airlifted out of the remote campground.

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Applies from Wed 12 Apr 2017, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 3.52pm

Other planned events: Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contacts

The Yuraygir coastal walk river crossing contact details are:

  • Wooli River crossing - call 0439 409 909 
  • Sandon River crossing - call 0407 362 118
  • Corindi/Red Rock River crossing - no commercial service available

For further information please call the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Wed 17 Jan 2024, 3.42pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Jan 2024, 2.43pm

Closed areas: Closed areas due to flood damage

Slingsbys trail is closed until further notice due to severe flooding causing damage to infrastructure (bridge).

The western part of Syndicate walking track is closed from Tuesday 16 January 2024 until further notice. NPWS staff are working to assess the damage and repair options. The area will reopen when safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Tue 9 Jan 2024, 9.31am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 9.33am. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Jan 2024, 1.06pm

Closed areas: Rocky Point track steps closed

Rocky Point walking track stairs are closed from Tuesday 1 January to Sunday 30 June 2024 for upgrade works. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 11 Nov 2022, 8.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 26 Jan 2024, 10.59am

Closed areas: Moonee Creek south bridge (Caravan park to Green Bluff access) closed

Moonee Creek (Sugar Mill Creek) Bridge is closed until further notice, due to damage from coastal erosion.

The bridge crossing provides access:

  • To Reflections Holiday Park
  • From Moonee south to Coffs Coast Regional Park, Green Bluff and Sapphire North.

Reflections Holiday Parks have closed the bridge until further notice, due to an engineering assessment deeming the bridge unsafe for pedestrians.

If you are planning to do the Solitary Islands coastal walk please reroute:

  • West along Moonee Beach Road to the south-west corner of the shopping centre
  • South along new concrete path on eastern side of Pacific Highway
  • South onto southern end of North Solitary Drive
  • East onto North Sapphire Road to the beach access at Beachstone Cafe

Green Bluff is alternatively accessible from the south via Rutile trail, off Ivory Circuit in North Sapphire.

Reflections Holiday Parks Moonee manages this bridge and is contactable on 02 6653 6552.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jan 2024, 9.15am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Jan 2024, 11.17am

Other planned events: Notice of fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in Yuraygir National Park from Monday 1 January 2024 to Sunday 30 June 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW NPWS-managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and should be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and also must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For more information, contact the NPWS Grafton area office on 02 6641 1500.

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Applies from Mon 16 Oct 2023, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 8.49am

Closed areas: Temporary closure - Lower Ebor Falls and Ebor Walking Track (part)

The Upper Ebor Falls visitor precinct in Guy Fawkes River NP has reopened to the public following bushfire reconstruction works, with facilities including new viewing platforms, picnic areas and toilets. The Lower Ebor Falls visitor precinct, part of Ebor Falls Road and sections of the Ebor walking track between the Upper and Lower Falls will remain temporarily closed to allow for construction works to be completed.

Please do not attempt to enter these areas during the closure period, and follow the direction of any signage, staff and contractors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Tue 25 Oct 2022, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.32am

Closed areas: Never Never picnic area shelter shed closed

Never Never picnic area shelter is closed until further notice due to damage sustained during extended wet weather. The shelter will be reconstructed in 2024.

Walking tracks and Never Never picnic area remain open. For further information call the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 28 Sep 2022, 3.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.33am

Closed areas: Doon Goonge campground closed

Doon Goonge campground is closed for public safety.

Alternate nearby campgrounds include Dalmorton, Thungutti, Cod Hole and Platypus Flat, that can be booked on the NPWS website.

For more information, contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Wed 16 Aug 2023, 9.55am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 10.13am. Last reviewed: Thu 4 Jan 2024, 9.02am

Closed areas: Part walking track closures due to track construction - Emerald Beach

Some parts of these parks are closed while upgrades are made to the walking tracks and stairs. The closed areas are:

  • Part of Dammerels Headland walking track, from Fiddamans road to the beach access stairs

Solitary Island Coastal Walk will remain open during construction. Work will be completed in stages to maintain public access. Please follow directional signage during construction. Works are currently paused for the holiday period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 66520900.

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Applies from Wed 26 Nov 2014, 4.28pm. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Closed areas: Road closure

Some areas of this park are closed until further notice due to the demolition of a bridge from a past flooding event.

The closed areas include the 4WD access to North Washpool, an area also known as Washpool rest area, entering from Baryulgil onto Collum Collum Road. The bridge is washed away at the junction of Washpool Creek and Collum Collum Road.

Please note:

  • Washpool National Park’s 2WD entrance off Gwydir Highway onto Coachwood Drive and Washpool Forest Way is open.
  • Bellbird campground, Coombadjha campground and the Granites lookout and picnic areas are accessible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Sun 1 Jan 2023, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 9 Feb 2024, 8.50am

Safety alerts: 4WD Access Only

Butterleaf Road, the access road into Butterleaf NP through the adjoining State Forest, is in very poor condition, and access is restricted to 4WD only. Please exercise caution and drive to conditions.

For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 21 Mar 2022, 10.41am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Feb 2024, 7.43am

Closed areas: Suttons road closed permanently due to storm damage road failure

Suttons road is closed to vehicle traffic following the second major pavement collapse in an area of highly dispersible soils. Alternate access is via Granite Pit or McMullens roads.

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Local alerts

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