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Mount Kaputar Summit lookout

Mount Kaputar National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Fri 13 March 2020, 2.56pm

Applies from Thu 27 Feb 2020, 8.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Mar 2020, 2.56pm.

Safety alerts: Take care when visiting Mount Kaputar National Park

This park has been damaged by bushfire. For your safety please stay on formed walking tracks and trails and obey closure notices.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 30 Mar 2020, 9.04am

Closed areas: Camping not permitted

Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, will not be permitted in national parks from Friday 27 March 2020 until further notice.

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Applies from Thu 26 Mar 2020, 4.36pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Mar 2020, 4.37pm

Closed areas: Camping not permitted - Dawsons Spring cabins closed

Camping, including caravans and motor-homes, will not be permitted in Mount Kaputar National Park from Friday 27 March 2020 until further notice. Dawsons Spring cabins are also closed until further notice. For more information contact the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300 or 1300 072 757.

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Applies from Thu 27 Feb 2020, 8.26pm to Fri 26 Feb 2021, 8.33pm. Last reviewed: Thu 26 Mar 2020, 1.44pm

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damage

Most of Mount Kaputar National Park is now open. However, the following areas are closed due to bushfire damage and will remain closed until it is safe to open them:

  • Bark Hut campground and picnic area 
  • Euglah Rock walking track  
  • Bundabulla circuit walking track
  • Lindsay Rock Tops
  • Eckford lookout walk
  • Mount Kaputar Summit walk. Summit Road and lookout are open.
  • Kaputar Plateau walk
  • Scutts Hut and Kurrawonga Falls walk
  • West Kaputar lookout

Barraba track will open when road conditions and weather allow.

Do not enter closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For further information call the NPWS Narrabri office on 02 6792 7300, and continue to check this website for alerts and updates on closures.

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Applies from Thu 27 Feb 2020, 8.31pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 Mar 2020, 2.56pm

Safety alerts: Take care when visiting Mount Kaputar National Park

This park has been damaged by bushfire. For your safety please stay on formed walking tracks and trails and obey closure notices.

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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/mount-kaputar-summit-lookout/local-alerts

Park info

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

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

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Mount Kaputar National Park. Photo: Simone Cottrell/OEH