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Minyon Falls lookout

Nightcap National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 30 March 2020, 3.34pm

Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.59pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 3.34pm.

Closed parks: Nightcap National Park closed

This park is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. This includes Minyon Falls and Minyon Grass picnic areas, all walking tracks and campgrounds. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Applies from Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4.13pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 4.08pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4.24pm.

Closed areas: Minyon Falls closed

Minyon Falls is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.55pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 3.50pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 4.49pm

Closed areas: Areas closed in Broken Head Nature Reserve

Broken Head picnic area and carpark and Kings Beach carpark are closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 3.43pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 2.59pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Mar 2020, 1.51pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed

This campground is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. You’ll receive a refund if you made a booking. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.59pm to Sun 31 May 2020, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 3.34pm

Closed parks: Nightcap National Park closed

This park is closed until further notice to protect the health and safety of our visitors and staff. This includes Minyon Falls and Minyon Grass picnic areas, all walking tracks and campgrounds. Penalties apply for non-compliance. Please check our COVID-19 update for more information.

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Applies from Tue 25 Feb 2020, 1.15pm to Thu 30 Apr 2020, 2.29pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 4.05pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit walking track part closure

Bar Mountain Circuit walking track is partly closed. Access to Bar Mountain lookout remains open. Falcorostrum loop walk is also open. For more information contact the local NPWS office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 3 Feb 2020, 4.12pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 27 Mar 2020, 2.32pm

Closed areas: Sheepstation Creek campground and trail closures

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 3 February to Friday 1 May 2020 while the Sheepstation creek campground is upgraded. The closed areas are:

  • Sheepstation Creek campground
  • Brushbox Falls lookout
  • Palm forest walking track
  • Booyung walking track

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

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Applies from Tue 21 May 2019, 2.53pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 2.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Mar 2020, 2.02pm

Closed areas: Cutters Hut closed - construction works

Cutters Hut, within Cutters Camp campground, is closed due to construction works. NPWS is currently upgrading Cutters Hut to create a new camp kitchen for visitors as well as completing Stage 2 of the Cutters campground upgrade. Construction works may cause some noise disturbance to visitors. 

For more information, please call the NPWS Tweed Byron office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.14pm to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 2.57pm

Closed areas: Tallow Beach carpark

Tallow Beach carpark in Byron Bay is closed.

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Applies from Mon 16 Mar 2020, 10.47am to Tue 30 Jun 2020, 10.42am. Last reviewed: Mon 23 Mar 2020, 1.33pm

Closed areas: Cape Byron Lighthouse and Maritime Museum closed

Some areas in Cape Byron State Conservation Area are closed until further notice. The closed areas are:

  • Cape Byron Lighthouse
  • The Maritime Museum

No tours will be running in these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about safety in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page.

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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/minyon-falls-lookout/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Nightcap National Park in the North Coast region
  • Nightcap National Park is open sunrise to sunset but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

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Emergency services

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Minyon Falls, Nightcap National Park. Photo: John Spencer