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Myrtle Mountain lookout

South East Forest National Park

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Applies from Thu 16 Jun 2022, 11.01am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 11.03am. Last reviewed: Mon 6 Feb 2023, 9.08am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Friday 1 July 2022 to Saturday 30 June 2023.

The baited parks, reserves and state conservation areas include:

  • Araleun Nature Reserve 
  • Badja Swamps Nature reserve
  • Beowa National Park, formerly Ben Boyd National Park
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Gulaga National Park
  • Kooraban National Park
  • Majors Creek State Conservation Area
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forest National Park 
  • Wadbilliga National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

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 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.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Tue 31 Jan 2023, 1.53pm to Sun 19 Feb 2023, 7.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 2.01pm

Closed parks: Aerial Pest Control Operation

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service will be undertaking an aerial pest control operation in Kybeyan Nature Reserve, Kybeyan State Conservation Area, Dangelong Nature Reserve, Wadjan Nature Reserve, and Macanally State Conservation Area. 

These areas will be closed from 7am to 7pm from Monday 13th February 2023 to Sunday 19th February 2023

This program is part of an ongoing program in the area, and is to assist in the control of pest animals including deer, pigs and goats. 

This operation could be postponed due to unfavourable weather or logistical problems. 

Warning signs will be placed at access points into the Reserves and State Conservation Areas. Please do not enter these areas of the park during this time. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information please contact the NPWS Jindabyne area office on 02 6450 5555.

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Applies from Tue 29 Nov 2022, 12.28pm to Mon 17 Apr 2023, 12.28pm. Last reviewed: Mon 9 Jan 2023, 3.46pm

Closed areas: Lennard's Island walking track and carpark closure

Lennard's Island walking track and carpark will be closed from Monday 16 January 2023 to Monday 17 April 2023 due to upgrade works.

One carpark space is closed to the public for material storage. Workers will be present on the walking track and carpark.

Penalties apply for non-complianceFor more information contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 6 Apr 2022, 3.52pm. Last reviewed: Fri 20 Jan 2023, 3.15pm

Closed areas: Wadbilliga Road closed west of Lake Creek campground

Wadbilliga Road drive west of Lake Creek campground is closed until further notice.

This is due to significant road damage following repeated severe weather events and widespread flooding. Please follow park signage and staff directives and do not attempt to enter these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Thu 17 Mar 2022, 4.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 31 Jan 2023, 9.25am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire recovery including Mumbulla Falls

Biamanga National Park Cultural Area and Mumbulla Creek Falls Cultural picnic area are closed until further notice due to substantial bushfire recovery works on walkways and viewing platforms.

Please follow Park signage and staff directives and do not attempt to access these areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

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Applies from Tue 21 Dec 2021, 3.56pm to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 11.11am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 Jan 2023, 1.06pm

Safety alerts: Bittangabee Storehouse closed

The historic storehouse at Bittangabee Bay is closed for safety reasons, until restoration works are complete.

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Applies from Wed 6 Jan 2021, 9.18am to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 11.31am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 Jan 2023, 1.06pm

Closed areas: Hegartys Bay campground closed

Hegartys Bay remote campground is closed until further notice due to fire damage and rehabilitation works.

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

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Applies from Sun 5 Dec 2021, 4.55pm to Sat 1 Jul 2023, 11.10am. Last reviewed: Tue 10 Jan 2023, 1.06pm

Closed areas: Jew Fish Boardwalk closure

Jewfish Boardwalk was burnt during the 2019/2020 bushfire season and is closed. Reconstruction is planned for 2022.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 3.34pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 Jan 2023, 6.07pm

Safety alerts: Fire ban - Middle Beach campground

For visitor safety, campfires and solid fuel fires (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamite) are not permitted at Middle Beach campground or picnic area.

The use of gas-fired, liquid fuel and electrical appliances will be permitted where:

  • The appliance is under the direct control of an adult
  • The appliance is placed or located in an area where there is no combustible material within 2m
  • There is an adequate water supply to extinguish fire, should it start next to the appliances
  • It is not a Total Fire Ban.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Narooma area office on 02 4476 0800 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

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For the latest updates on fires, closures and other alerts in this area, see https://www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/things-to-do/lookouts/myrtle-mountain-lookout/local-alerts

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