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Gara Gorge lookout

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 13 May 2024, 12.00am to Fri 24 May 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 May 2024, 9.17pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program from Monday 13 May 2024 to Friday 24 May 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program will take place in Avondale State Conservation Area, Booralong Nature Reserve, Bulagaranda Aboriginal Area, The Basin Nature Reserve, Indwarra National Park, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park & State Conservation Area, Single National Park and Warrabah National Park. 

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting locations. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs). Pets and working dogs must be restrained or muzzled in the vicinity and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the local New England NPWS area office in either Armidale on 6738 9100 or Walcha on 6777 4700 for more information.

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Applies from Mon 6 May 2024, 11.08am to Fri 31 May 2024, 11.09am. Last reviewed: Thu 16 May 2024, 10.14am

Closed areas: Long Swamp Rd Entry Closed - Imbota Nature Reserve

The Long Swamp Road entrance to Imbota Nature Reserve will be closed from 6th May 2024 to 31st May 2024. This area will be closed for road and drainage repairs to restore visitor access to the reserve.

 

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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/lookouts/gara-gorge-lookout/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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Emergency services

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For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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