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Trial Bay Gaol

Arakoon National Park

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Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
7 August 2021 Other planned events Planned maintenance - power outage Details

Applies from Sat 7 Aug 2021, 3.46pm to Wed 11 Aug 2021, 6.49pm. Last reviewed: Tue 27 Jul 2021, 4.25pm

 A planned power outage will affect the following areas between 9am and 3pm, Wednesday 11 August 2021: 

  • Trial Bay Gaol
  • Trial Bay Gaol campground
  • East Street Cottage
  • Arakoon Depot

Trial Bay Kiosk will also be closed. 

Details

Nearby alerts

Applies from Fri 30 Jul 2021, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Jul 2021, 7.58pm

Hazard reduction burns: Smokey Range HR

There is a fire in this park called Smokey Range HR. 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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Applies from Tue 27 Jul 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Jul 2021, 7.26pm

Hazard reduction burns: Julians HR

There is a fire in this park called Julians HR. 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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Applies from Fri 30 Jul 2021, 9.30am. Last reviewed: Fri 30 Jul 2021, 5.41pm

Hazard reduction burns: Fern Tree HR

There is a fire in this park called Fern Tree HR. 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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Applies from Thu 29 Jul 2021, 12.15pm to Fri 6 Aug 2021, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Wed 28 Jul 2021, 4.55pm

Closed areas: Areas closed for hazard reduction burning

Some parts of this park are closed for hazard reduction burning from Friday 30 July to Friday 6 August 2021. The closed areas are:

  • Gap Beach Road
  • Gap Beach South and North
  • Smoky Cape walking track
  • Green Island fire trail
  • Jack Perkins walking track
  • All areas between Smoky Cape Lighthouse and Gap Beach South

Penalties apply for non-compliance. This burn is called NPWS Smoky Range HR. For more information, contact the local NPWS office or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Tue 1 Jun 2021, 1.15pm to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 12 Jul 2021, 11.14am

Closed areas: Jack Perkins walking track closed

Jack Perkins walking track in Hat Head National Park is closed from Monday 31 May 2021 due to damage sustained during extreme weather events .

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

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Applies from Mon 19 Apr 2021, 8.54am to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 11 Jun 2021, 11.07am

Closed areas: Road access to Gap Beach North

Road access to Gap Beach North is closed from Monday 19 April 2021 to Wednesday 30 June 2021 due to damage caused by flooding. Road access to Gap Beach South has now reopened.

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

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Applies from Tue 1 Jun 2021, 11.50am to Sat 31 Jul 2021, 11.53am. Last reviewed: Tue 15 Jun 2021, 11.05am

Closed areas: Monument Hill walking track closed due to flood damage

Monument Hill walking track is currently closed due significant surface damage to the walking track after the recent flood event.

For further information or information about alternative walking tracks please contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Mon 1 Mar 2021, 11.38am. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Mar 2021, 12.04pm

Closed areas: Area permanently closed - Mermaid Pools

Access to Mermaid Pools is permanently closed including for swimming. Sudden large swells and tides create major waves that wash over the rocks and pools.

Do not access this area. The severe conditions at this site have caused a number of significant injuries and deaths in the past.

Mermaid Pools have never been a designated visitor site due to the extreme nature of the surf and tides at this location. There is no approved public access walking track to Mermaid Pools.

For further information call the NPWS Verges Creek area office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Fri 15 May 2015, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 May 2017, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Potential rock falls - Little Bay and Trial Bay

The granite cliffs surrounding Trial Bay and Little Bay are prone to rock fall. Do not climb cliffs or walk close to cliff edges. For further information please call Trial Bay Gaol on (02) 6566 6168.

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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/trial-bay-gaol/local-alerts

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