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Innes Ruins

Lake Innes Nature Reserve

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 17 March 2020, 1.47pm

Applies from Sun 27 Oct 2019, 9.50am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 1.47pm.

Closed parks: Innes Ruins closed due to fire

Innes Ruins is closed due to fire damage. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.43pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 2.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Apr 2020, 1.27pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

This campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 2 Apr 2020, 10.38am to Sat 4 Apr 2020, 10.28am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Apr 2020, 11.37am

Closed areas: Dooragan National Park - access road closure

he vehicle access road into Dooragan National Park will be closed from Thursday 2 April 2020 to Saturday 4 April 2020, from 7am to 5pm. The closure is to undertake road resurfacing works to prolong its life. The Port Macquarie Hastings Council will carry out these works and traffic control will be in place during the works program.

During this period, there will be no access to the following areas:

  • Summit picnic area
  •  All lookouts in this park 
  • Rainforest Loop walking track

Pedestrian access to the Laurieton walking track will remain open.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 11.29am to Sun 31 May 2020, 11.22am. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Apr 2020, 12.31pm

Closed areas: Sea Acres Rainforest Centre closed

Sea Acres Rainforest Centre is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You can still contact us by phone on 02 6582 3355 or email for information.

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Applies from Wed 25 Mar 2020, 12.34pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 12.29pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Mar 2020, 1.57pm

Closed areas: Public toilet closure

The Public toilets in Macquarie Nature Reserve are currently closed until further notice.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 2 Mar 2020, 10.24am to Mon 11 May 2020, 3.07pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 Mar 2020, 3.37pm

Other planned events: Crowdy Bay National Park - pest management program underway

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a wild dog and fox baiting program using 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison, in Crowdy Bay National Park. The program will take place from Monday 2 March 2020 to Monday 11 May 2020. There will be signs at all baiting locations.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. Pets and working dogs close to the baiting areas should be restrained or muzzled, and must not enter the baiting locations. 1080 is lethal to cats and dogs. In the event of accidental poisoning, please seek immediate veterinary assistance.

For further information call the NPWS Hastings Macleay area office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Tue 11 Feb 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Thu 13 Feb 2020, 2.47pm

Closed areas: Some areas of Crowdy Bay National Park closed due to bush fire damage

Some parts of this park are closed due to recent bush fire damage. The closed areas are:

  • Crowdy Gap campground and Crowdy Gap walking track
  • Kylies Hut walk-in campground
  • Diamond Head Loop walk
  • Forest walking track
  • Mermaid lookout and Metcalfes walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6588 5555.

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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/historic-buildings-places/innes-ruins/local-alerts

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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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Innes Ruins, Lake Innes Nature Reserve. Photo: John Spencer