Applies from Tue 13 Feb 2024, 1.23pm to Fri 23 Feb 2024, 4.30pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 11.29am
Safety alerts: Track works on Porcupine track and Charlottes Pass to Perisher walk
Track works will take place on Porcupine track and Charlotte Pass to Perisher walk from Monday 19 February to Friday 23 February 2024. Short delays may be experienced during the works. Please follow all directions from workers.
For more information, contact the local NPWS office.
Applies from Thu 15 Feb 2024, 9.35am to Fri 23 Feb 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 11.16am
Closed areas: Kosciuszko Road closed for Snowy Classic cycling event
Kosciuszko Road will be closed in both directions between Barry Way and Perisher Valley between 10am to 5:30pm on Saturday 23 March 2024 due to the Snowy Classic cycling event. Anyone entering Kosciuszko National Park before 10am on event day will not be able to descend to Jindabyne until the roads open at 5:30pm.
For more information on this road closure, please visit https://cyclingclassics.com.au/snowy/
Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 2.25pm to Thu 22 Feb 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 21 Feb 2024, 11.28am
Closed areas: Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk closure
Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk, from Charlotte Pass turning circle to Rawson Pass, is closed to all traffic, staff and visitors from:
Tuesday 20 February to Thursday 22 February 2024
Major trail repair works will be underway to address damage caused by recent rainfall events. There will be alternate access to the summit via Kosciuszko walk (from Thredbo) and Main Range walking track via Blue Lake.
Applies from Thu 1 Feb 2024, 8.07am to Fri 31 Jan 2025, 8.08am. Last reviewed: Thu 1 Feb 2024, 8.13am
Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 wild dog and fox baiting program
NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program in the north east precinct of Kosciuszko National Park, Scabby Range and Yaouk Nature Reserves within the Adaminaby/Yaouk wild dog control area.
The program will be continuous and ongoing between 1 February 2024 and 31 January 2025, and will use meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserve. Pets and working dogs may be affected, and 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 please call the NPWS Tumut area office on 02 6947 7000.
Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 12.00pm to Fri 9 Aug 2024, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 24 Jan 2024, 1.55pm
Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program
The NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Friday 9 February 2024 and Friday 9 August 2024. These programs are part of an integrated pest animal control strategy, aimed at minimising the impacts of these animals on neighbouring stock.
Baiting programs will be conducted in Thredbo/Ingebyra, Dalgety/Paupong and Corrowong/Tombong/Merriangaah Wild Dog Plan Areas. Baiting programs will also be undertaken in Paupong, Merriangaah and Quidong Nature Reserves.
This includes the following sections of Kosciuszko National Park:
All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.
Please be reminded that domestic pets are not permitted on NPWS Estate. 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.
For further information, please call the Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555.
Applies from Fri 19 Jan 2024, 10.48am. Last reviewed: Tue 23 Jan 2024, 4.57pm
Closed areas: No parking at Porcupine track/Snowies Alpine walk track head
Sections of Porcupine Road are closed for construction works until June 2024 with access for locals and pedestrians only. There is no parking at the track head of Porcupine track and the Snowies Alpine walk for the duration of this closure. Walkers will need to park in Perisher Valley carpark and walk to the track head from there.
Applies from Fri 5 Jan 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Sat 10 Feb 2024, 12.02pm
Safety alerts: Ongoing helicopter operations at Skitube Carpark D
Helicopter operations for the Snowies Alpine Walk Stage 4 construction will be occurring from Ski Tube Carpark D on various dates throughout summer. Operations will affect access to:
Bundilla accessible track
Thredbo Valley track
Bullocks track at Bullocks Flat.
During helicopter operations, Ski Tube Carpark D will be temporarily closed, and access to the above tracks will be as signed through Carpark C. You may experience short delays on the Bundilla accessible track during operations.
Applies from Fri 10 Nov 2023, 12.42pm to Tue 23 Apr 2024, 12.43pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 Nov 2023, 4.28pm
Other planned events: Track upgrades on Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk
Sections of Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk are affected by upgrades from Friday 10 November 2023 to mid-April 2024. Expect delays and diversions, and follow signage on tracks.
Repairs will take place on the Charlotte Pass to Rawson Pass section of the walk from November 2023 until further notice. Other sections of the Mount Kosciuszko Summit walk may close for up to a week in February 2024. There will be alternate access to the summit via Kosciuszko walk (from Thredbo) or the Main Range walk (from Charlotte Pass). This alert will be updated with closure dates as they become available.
Applies from Wed 1 Nov 2023, 12.00am to Wed 1 May 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Nov 2023, 9.49am
Other planned events: Ongoing 1080 baiting program
A baiting program using meat baits and canid pest ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison will be conducted from Wednesday 1 November 2023 to the Wednesday 1 May 2024 in the following parks:
Bogandyera Nature Reserve
Jingellic Nature Reserve
Clarkes Hill Nature Reserve
Kosciuszko National Park (southern precinct)
Affected areas of the southern precinct of Kosciuszko National Park include:
Geehi Walls and Major Clews trails
Indi and Tiger trails
The Khancoban/Cabramurra Road
Yellow Bog Road
Greg Greg trail
Tooma River trail
Spring Flat Creek trail
Entry into baiting locations will be identified by signs.
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 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.
For further information, please contact the NPWS Upper Murray area office on 02 6070 8400.
The Thredbo-Perisher area is open all year, but some roads and trails may close due to weather conditions or park management issues. Kosciuszko Road is closed between Perisher and Charlotte Pass in winter (June to October long weekends).
Park entry fees apply on Alpine Way and Kosciuszko Road
Winter (June to October long weekends): $29 per vehicle per day (24hrs from purchase); motorcycles $12; bus passengers $11.45 per adult, $3.60 per child per day. Find out more about the winter entry surcharge.
Rest of Year: $17 per vehicle per day (24hrs); motorcycles $7; bus passengers $6.60 per adult, $2.20 per child per day.
Passes: Day passes, multi-day passes and annual All Parks Pass available from NPWS visitor centres, local agents and operating vehicle entry stations. Single and Multi-Day passes are also available via the Park'nPay app. Short Breaks Pass: $68 for 5 days park entry at price of 4 days (not valid winter).