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Murray Scrub lookout

Toonumbar National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Tue 17 January 2023, 12.57pm

Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 4.36pm to Wed 1 Mar 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Jan 2023, 12.57pm.

Closed parks: Park closed due to storm damage

Toonumbar National Park and State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to storm damage. Access will be reviewed in February 2023.

The closed areas include:

  • Iron Pot Creek campground
  • Murray Scrub walking track
  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 20 Dec 2022, 3.44pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 3.45pm. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Jan 2023, 12.55pm

Closed areas: Richmond Range National Park

Cambridge Plateau Forest Drive, Cambridge Plateau picnic area and Peacock Creek campground are open For use. 4WD recommended for access to Peacock Creek campground.

 

The following areas will remain closed:

  • Culmaran Valley track
  • Cambridge Plateau loop walk

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000

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Applies from Sat 30 Jul 2022, 1.38pm to Mon 30 Jan 2023, 4.03pm. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Jan 2023, 9.58am

Closed areas: Walking track closed and areas open

The following areas are closed until 1 March 2023 due to recent severe flooding causing multiple treefalls and landslips:

  • Booyong track
  • Rosewood track
  • Palm Valley track
  • Brushbox Falls lookout

These areas will open as soon as repairs are carried out and they are deemed safe for public access.

The following areas are open:

  • Red Cedar loop walking track
  • Helmholtzia loop walking track
  • Brindle Creek walking track
  • Pinnacle lookout and walking track
  • Blackbutts lookout and picnic area
  • Bar Mountain picnic area
  • Beech Glade
  • Falcorostrum loop
  • Bar Mountain Circuit including Bar Mountain lookout

Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures.

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

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Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 4.36pm to Wed 1 Mar 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 17 Jan 2023, 12.57pm

Closed parks: Park closed due to storm damage

Toonumbar National Park and State Conservation Area are closed until further notice due to storm damage. Access will be reviewed in February 2023.

The closed areas include:

  • Iron Pot Creek campground
  • Murray Scrub walking track
  • Murray Scrub and Sherwood lookouts
  • Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 5 Jul 2021, 12.22pm. Last reviewed: Thu 12 Jan 2023, 9.51am

Closed parks: Bandahngan Aboriginal Area closed for upgrades

Bandahngan Aboriginal Area is currently closed for a major upgrade of facilities and safety works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information, please contact Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Fri 21 Oct 2022, 9.38am to Tue 28 Feb 2023, 9.39am. Last reviewed: Wed 25 Jan 2023, 9.58am

Closed parks: Multiple parks closed due to hazardous conditions

The closure of this park has been extended until Tuesday 28 February 2023, due to hazardous conditions and damage from flooding and storm events.

No public access is permitted. These closures may be extended, pending completion of repair works and additional weather impacts.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Richmond River Area on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 17 Aug 2022, 12.02pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Dec 2022, 3.02pm

Closed parks: Yabbra National Park closed

Yabbra National Park is closed until further notice. The closure is due to damage from recent weather events, and roadworks on Joes Box, South Yabbra, Yabbra Plains and Pocupar Roads.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kyogle area office on 02 6632 0000.

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Local alerts

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