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Border Ranges National Park

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Applies from Fri 5 Jul 2024, 10.08am to Sat 20 Jul 2024, 10.09am. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Jul 2024, 2.28pm

Closed areas: Blackbutt lookout picnic area temporarily closed

Blackbutt lookout picnic area is closed until 20 July due to reconstruction work on the lookout.

During this time the area is closed to public access.

All Campgrounds and other Day Use Areas remain open.


Penalties apply for non-compliance for more information please contact the local NPWS Office on 0266320000 or email

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 1 Sep 2024, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Jul 2024, 8.59am

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road closed

From 1 January 2024, Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road are closed until winter 2024. Estimated re-opening date is late July following completion of maintenance works.

Sherwood lookout and Murray Scrub lookout remain closed until the roads are re-opened. Iron Pot Creek campground and Murray Scrub walking track are only accessible via Murray Scrub Road from Afterlee.

Both roads are not safely trafficable in wet conditions and are therefore seasonally closed from late spring until late autumn dependant on rainfall during the wet season. There may also be additional closures during forecast weather events and damage during the winter period.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 1 Jul 2024, 8.27am to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Jul 2024, 8.12am

Safety alerts: North Rocks Road closed

North Rocks Road is closed until Wednesday 31 July 2024. The road is currently unsafe to traffic. This closure maybe extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 23 Jun 2024, 8.42am

Closed areas: Byrrill Creek walking track closed

Byrrill Creek walking track is closed due to landslips and erosion following severe rainfall. 

An alternative walking track is now available. Visitors can access this 3km return track from behind the camp kitchen in Cutters Camp campground.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.44pm. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Jul 2024, 10.17am

Closed areas: Wollumbin (Mount Warning) Summit track and Aboriginal Place closed

Parts of Wollumbin National Park, including the Korrumbyn Creek picnic area, Lyrebird walking track, and visitor facilities at Breakfast Creek, are open.

Please note Mount Warning Road is flood damaged and has traffic control in place. Parking at Korrumbyn Creek and Breakfast Creek is limited.

Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track and the Aboriginal Place remains closed. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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