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Green Cape area in Ben Boyd National Park

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Date Event Title
22 August 2021 Closed areas South Ben Boyd National Park closed for pest management program Details

Applies from Sun 22 Aug 2021, 3.00pm to Fri 27 Aug 2021, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Mar 2021, 2.18pm

The southern section of Ben Boyd National Park is closed from 3pm Sunday 22 August  to 5pm Friday 27 August  2021 for an aerial  pest control operation. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Merimbula office on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Tue 6 Apr 2021, 9.02am. Last reviewed: Tue 13 Apr 2021, 1.21pm

Hazard reduction burns: Hobart Beach HR

There is a fire in this park called Hobart Beach 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 Wed 7 Apr 2021, 11.47am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Apr 2021, 3.33pm

Closed areas: Roads closed due to rain damage

North Head area trails are closed due to damage from rain. This includes:

  • Terrace Beach
  • Lennards Island
  • North Head track

Trails will be closed from Wednesday 7 April 2021 until remedial works are complete. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 7 Apr 2021, 9.58am. Last reviewed: Wed 7 Apr 2021, 11.54am

Closed areas: White Rock Rock and Games Bay Roads

White Rock and Games Bay Roads are closed until further notice to ensure public safety. Recent roadworks and rain have resulted in hazardous road conditions.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6495 5001.

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Applies from Sat 3 Apr 2021, 2.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Apr 2021, 1.49pm

Closed areas: Scotts Bay area closed for hazard reduction burn

The Scotts Bay Area within Bournda National Park will be closed between Tuesday 6 April - Thursday 8 April 2021.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6495 5001 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

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Applies from Sun 4 Apr 2021, 12.09pm. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Apr 2021, 11.21am

Safety alerts: Rain damage to Packers Swamp Road

Packers Swamp Road, south from the Snowy Mountain Highway to the entry to Nunnock Campground, is only accessible to 4WD vehicles. The road is not suitable for 2WD vehicles.

Trail condition has deteriorated due to rainfall in March 2021. Please take care and drive safely.

For more information contact the local NPWS office.  

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Applies from Tue 9 Mar 2021, 10.18am to Fri 23 Apr 2021, 10.18am. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Mar 2021, 11.58am

Closed areas: Wallagoot Lake boat club area - roadworks

The Wallagoot Lake boat club area in Bournda National Park will be closed for roadworks from Monday 22 March to Wednesday 31 March 2021. This may impact through traffic to Turingal Head. If you plan on driving in the area, please expect possible long delays.

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

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Applies from Tue 30 Mar 2021, 2.24pm to Fri 16 Apr 2021, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Wed 31 Mar 2021, 10.36am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to tree maintenance

Some areas in the Genoa section of South East Forests National Park are closed from Monday 15 March to Friday 16 April 2021, while hazardous tree management works are undertaken.

The closed areas are:

  • Laings Road
  • Mervs firetrail - east and west
  • Reef Road
  • Alex Hut Road
  • Camos Road

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

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Applies from Tue 16 Mar 2021, 10.01am. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Mar 2021, 1.03pm

Closed areas: Green Cape Road Re-opened

Green Cape Road has been reopened. Slippery conditions may be encountered, proceed with caution. For further information please contact NPWS Merimbula on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 17 Feb 2021, 3.27pm. Last reviewed: Wed 17 Feb 2021, 4.15pm

Closed areas: Wog Way closure

Wog Way in South East Forest National Park is closed. Access to Waratah Gully campground is open. Campground access is only via the northern end of Wog Way. 

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Applies from Mon 20 Jul 2020, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Wed 3 Mar 2021, 12.54pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damange

Some areas in this park remain closed due to bushfire damage. Do not enter closed sections of the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 9.18am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Mar 2021, 2.59pm

Closed areas: Hergartys Bay campground closed

Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.

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Applies from Mon 4 Jan 2021, 9.22am to Fri 4 Jun 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Feb 2021, 2.47pm

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 4 January to Friday 4 June 2021.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Ben Boyd National Park
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve

There will be signs at all 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 area office on 02 6495 5000. 

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Applies from Fri 16 Oct 2020, 1.46pm to Fri 16 Apr 2021, 12.01am. Last reviewed: Thu 24 Dec 2020, 9.49am

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 16 October to Friday 16 April 2021.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park
  • Egan Peaks Nature Reserve
  • Kooraban National Park
  • Majors Creek State Conservation Area
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • Yurramie State Conservation Area

There will be signs at all 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 area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Sun 4 Oct 2020, 9.37am. Last reviewed: Tue 6 Oct 2020, 9.31am

Closed areas: Detour via Waratah Road South

Waratah Road North in South East Forests National Park is closed due to planned bridge works. You can still access Pheasants Peak track head via Waratah Road South off Coolangubra Forest Way. Detour signs are in place around the closed section of Waratah Road North. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bombala office on 02 6458 5900.

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