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Bluff Mountain lookout

Warrumbungle National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 23 January 2023, 9.16am

Applies from Mon 12 Dec 2022, 6.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Jan 2023, 9.16am.

Other planned events: Fire ban: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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.

Upcoming management events

Upcoming management events
Date Event Title
27 March 2023 Closed areas Partial park closure for aerial pest control operation Details

Applies from Mon 27 Mar 2023, 7.00am to Sun 2 Apr 2023, 8.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jan 2023, 5.08pm

An aerial pest control operation is scheduled to take place in Warrumbungle National Park over a three day period (determined by weather conditions) from Monday 27 March 2023 to Sunday 2 April 2023.

During operations, some areas of the park will be closed and clearly signposted with closure notices. The closures will impact access to all walking tracks and visitor areas (except for those listed below), typically for a 24hr period.

The following areas will remain open for the duration of the operation:

  • Camp Blackman
  • Camp Walaay
  • Camp Wambelong
  • Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Information Centre
  • Whitegum lookout
  • Canyon picnic area
  • Wambelong nature track
  • Gurianawa track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact the Warrumbungle National Park Visitor Centre on 02 6825 4364.

This pest control program will target goats and aims to reduce the significant impact they have on heritage sites, native plants and animals, including threatened species. Other pest animals, including pigs, cats, foxes and wild dogs will be targeted if observed during the operation.

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 12 Dec 2022, 6.00am to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Jan 2023, 9.16am

Other planned events: Fire ban: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
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.

Affects 11 parks and 41 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Sat 12 Feb 2022, 4.16pm. Last reviewed: Sun 22 Jan 2023, 1.54pm

Safety alerts: Changed road conditions

Roads in Timmallallie National Park are rough in some sections because of erosion caused by heavy rainfall. Road conditions may change quickly following rainfall. Never drive through floodwater. 

For more information, contact the Pilliga Forest Discovery Centre on 02 6843 4011.

Affects 1 park and 5 locations nearby. Show list

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/lookouts/bluff-mountain-lookout/local-alerts

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Emergency services

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