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Bittangabee Bay ruins

Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Applies from Wed 4 Mar 2020, 3.18pm to Mon 2 Nov 2020, 4.40pm. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Sep 2020, 9.43am

Closed areas: Light to Light walk partial closure

Light to Light walk is partially closed due to hazardous conditions and bushfire damage.

  • The Bittangabee to Green Cape section of the walk is open
  • The Saltwater to Bittangabee section is scheduled to reopen on 1 October 2020
  • The Boyds Tower to Saltwater section is scheduled to reopen on 1 November 2020 

Hegarty's bush camping will remain closed for camping for the foreseeable future to allow for site rehabilitation. 

 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.

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Applies from Thu 3 Sep 2020, 2.30pm. Last reviewed: Thu 10 Sep 2020, 3.27pm

Closed parks: Nadgee Nature Reserve and wilderness area closed

Nadgee Nature Reserve and wilderness area are closed for post-fire maintenance. The closure will be reviewed again in December 2020.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Thu 28 May 2020, 12.38pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jul 2020, 9.16am

Other planned events: Green Cape Lighthouse

Green Cape Lighthouse is closed for tours until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. The lighthouse precinct is open.

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Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 4.07pm to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 4.08pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Jul 2020, 4.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 Ground Baiting Program targeting foxes

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program for foxes using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be ongoing and continuous from July 1,2020 to December 31st, 2020. The baited reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Bournda National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Ben Boyd National Park
  • Gulaga National Park

There will be signs at entrance and exits to the baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 6405 5000.

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Aerial view of surfer in the ocean near Saltwater Creek campground. Photo: J Spencer/OEH