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Capertee National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 2 October 2023, 4.10pm

Applies from Tue 3 Oct 2023, 12.00am to Tue 3 Oct 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Oct 2023, 4.10pm.

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

Applies from Thu 21 Sep 2023, 3.50pm to Sat 28 Oct 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 4.06pm.

Closed areas: Capertee NP closed for Pest Management

Areas of Capertee National Park will be closed for pest management operations from the 21 September 2023 until 28th October 2023.

There is no access to the National Park for day users during this time.

Existing Campground and hard roofed accommodation bookings will be permitted to enter the park but may not have access to certain areas of the reserve at all times.

Please follow directions of NPWS staff on site.

Penalties apply  for non compliance.. For more information please contact the Mudgee Area Office on 02 6370 9000

Applies from Fri 25 Aug 2023, 11.39am to Mon 30 Oct 2023, 12.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Aug 2023, 2.05pm.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Avisford Nature Reserve (NR), Capertee National Park (NP), Dapper NR, Durridgere State Conservation Area (SCA), Gardens of Stone NP, Goodiman SCA, Goulburn River NP, Mugii Murum-ban SCA, Munghorn Gap NR, Wollemi NP and Yarrobil NP from Monday 4th September 2023 to Sunday 17th September 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the NPWS Mudgee office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 2 Oct 2023, 1.58pm. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Oct 2023, 2.45pm

Fires - Advice: Hungerford Creek East

There is a fire in this park called Hungerford Creek East. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Wed 27 Sep 2023, 2.17pm. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Oct 2023, 10.34am

Fires - Advice: MARTINDALE RD, MARTINDALE

There is a fire in this park called MARTINDALE RD, MARTINDALE. Refer to the Rural Fire Service for latest information. Do not enter any closed area or area with fire. If you see an unattended fire call Triple Zero (000). Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire safety in parks and reserves, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page for park safety guidelines.

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Applies from Tue 3 Oct 2023, 12.00am to Tue 3 Oct 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Oct 2023, 4.10pm

Fire bans: Total Fire Ban

A total fire ban has been declared by the NSW Rural Fire Service. The total fire ban applies for the entire 24-hour period. Total fire ban rules apply. This ban may be extended. Please continue to check this website. To find out where and when total fire bans are currently in effect, please visit the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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Applies from Mon 18 Sep 2023, 5.00am to Wed 20 Dec 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Sep 2023, 10.25am

Closed areas: Maiyingu Marragu Trail for road repairs

Maiyingu Marragu Trail from Sunnyside Ridge Road to Maiyingu Marragu Aboriginal Place, closed for road repairs Monday 18th September to 20th December.

 

Open long weekend 30th September to 2nd October (Closed all other weekends)

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office on 02 4843 5976.

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Applies from Sat 9 Apr 2022, 1.03pm. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Sep 2023, 9.37am

Closed areas: Parts of Blue Mountains National Park closed

Many walking tracks, roads and fire trails within Blue Mountains National Park remain closed following sustained wet weather causing subsidence hazards, major landslides or infrastructure upgrades. 

The following areas are closed:

Katoomba and Leura

  • Underfalls track (sidetrack off Furber Steps) closed for maintenance.
  • Honeymoon Bridge is closed due to rockfall risk.
  • Honeymoon Point lookout is closed due to upgrade works.
  • Lone Lyrebird track is closed between Gordon Road and the War Memorial, due to subsidence. Detour is in place.
  • Leura Cascades/Fern Bower circuit has a minor detour due to a landslide on Prince Henry Cliff walk. You must return via Leura Cascades track.  
  • Prince Henry Cliff walk is closed between Gordon Falls picnic area and Elysian Rock lookout, due to a landslide. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • Prince Henry Cliff walk is closed between Olympian Rock lookout and Tarpeian Rock track, due to a landslide. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • Leura Cascades picnic area is closed to vehicles. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • Glenraphael Drive is closed due to major subsidence. Narrow Neck, Ruined Castle and Golden Stairs are accessible to pedestrians and cyclists from Narrow Neck lookout on Cliff Drive.
  • Part of Lindeman Pass is closed due to a major landslide below Gladstone lookout. Roberts Pass is closed due to rockfall and landslide hazards.   

Wentworth Falls and Woodford 

  • Wentworth Falls picnic area carpark is closed for upgrade works until the end of November 2023 (weather-permitting).
  • Valley of the Waters track is closed below Sylvia Falls. There is no access to Roberts Pass, Vera Falls, Hippocrene Falls or Wentworth Falls from Valley of the Waters.
  • Charles Darwin walk is temporarily closed due to flood damage. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for information.
  • National Pass and the Grand Stairway are closed at the top crossing from Monday 18 to Friday 22 September, from Monday 9 October to Friday 13 October and from Monday 16 October to Friday 20 October 2023 due to track repairs. There will be no access to the middle crossing. Please note that part of National Pass (west of Wentworth Falls) was closed in 2017 due to major landslide.
  • Wentworth Pass is closed due to landslide.
  • Ingar Road is closed where it traverses private property at the western end. You can walk in to Ingar campground via Andersons or Bedford Roads.

Blackheath, Mount Victoria and Bells Line of Road

  • Govetts Creek access routes including Horse track and Rodriguez Pass (Bridal Veil Falls) are closed due to rockfalls and landslides. Entry is not permitted due to serious risk of injury or death. Entry is not permitted into the Grose Valley from Govetts Leap, Evans lookout, Grand Canyon track, or south of Acacia Flat.
  • Perrys Lookdown campground is closed.
  • Perrys Lookdown access road and picnic area will be closed for upgrades from Monday 9 October until Wednesday 20 December 2023, and from Monday 5 February to Friday 23 February 2024. 
  • Anvil Rock access road and day use area will be closed for upgrades from Tuesday 3 October to Wednesday 20 December 2023 and from Monday 5 February to Friday 23 February 2024.
  • Pulpit Rock Reserve, lookouts and walking track are closed. There is no walking track access past Cripps lookout. Visit the Blue Mountains City Council website for further information.

Canyons and rock climbing

Climbing and canyoning areas in the Blue Mountains are open unless the access road is closed, or the site is listed in this alert.

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

Applies from Sun 1 Oct 2023, 9.14am to Wed 1 May 2024, 9.15am. Last reviewed: Tue 26 Sep 2023, 9.20am

Fire bans: Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area park fire ban

A park fire ban is in effect from Sunday 1 October 2023 to Tuesday 30 April 2024 unless otherwise extended or removed at Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area. The park fire ban applies to all areas of the park. During the ban, all campfires and solid fuel (wood, heat beads, charcoal, briquettes, hexamine) barbecues and stoves are prohibited. Gas and electric barbecues and cookers are permitted as long as:

  • They're under direct control of an adult
  • The ground within 2m of the barbecue is cleared of all flammable materials
  • There's an adequate supply of water (minimum of a bucket)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the Oberon NPWS office on 02 6336 6200 before bringing a gas or electric barbecue or cooker.
Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information about fire bans in parks and reserves including your responsibilities, visit the NSW National Parks fire safety page

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2023, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Newnes Campground Pedestrian Access Only

Newnes campground is available for walk-in access only starting from Saturday 23 September. The campground is remote and can only be accessed by long walks via the Old Coach Road or the Pipeline Track.

Campers need to be fully self-sufficient and carry all supplies including drinking water. Campers are strongly advised to complete a trip intention form for their safety. Pack it in, pack it out – please take all rubbish with you when you leave.

There is no road access due to the Wolgan Road collapse and continuing land slip risk at Wolgan Gap. Wolgan Road is managed by Lithgow Council.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Tue 18 Jul 2023, 4.07pm to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 4.08pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 11.17am

Closed areas: Glow Worm Tunnel closure

The Glow Worm Tunnel visitor precinct and associated walking tracks will be closed until December 2023 for upgrades.

This closure includes:

  • Glow Worm Tunnel carpark
  • Glow Worm Tunnel walking track
  • Pagoda track (Old Coach track)
  • Glow Worm Tunnel to Newnes walking track (to ‘four-ways’ intersection).
  • Dry Canyon track (Wolgan View canyon).

There is no access to Glow Worm Tunnel walking tracks during this time.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Thu 21 Sep 2023, 3.50pm to Sat 28 Oct 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 4.06pm

Closed areas: Capertee NP closed for Pest Management

Areas of Capertee National Park will be closed for pest management operations from the 21 September 2023 until 28th October 2023.

There is no access to the National Park for day users during this time.

Existing Campground and hard roofed accommodation bookings will be permitted to enter the park but may not have access to certain areas of the reserve at all times.

Please follow directions of NPWS staff on site.

Penalties apply  for non compliance.. For more information please contact the Mudgee Area Office on 02 6370 9000

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Applies from Wed 19 Apr 2023, 6.00am to Fri 6 Oct 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Sep 2023, 11.19am

Closed areas: Trail Closures

Centennial Coal are performing scheduled works in areas of the park surrounding Lost City from Wednesday 19 April 2023 until Friday 8 December 2023. Trails may be closed from time to time with signage and barricades in place.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Springvale Colliery springvalecolliery.compliance@centennialcoal.com.au

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Applies from Wed 20 Sep 2023, 9.06am to Sat 14 Oct 2023, 9.08am. Last reviewed: Fri 29 Sep 2023, 9.58am

Other planned events: Notice of pest animal control program - aerial pest animalcontrol operations

Notice that Winburndale and Eusdale NR's are closed from Wed 11 - Friday 13 October 2023 to undertake an aerial pest animal control program.

This program will complement the NPWS ground trapping program for feral pigs, that has been occurring over the last few months.

NPWS takes a strategic and integrated approach to pest management on lands we manage to meet Biosecurity measures under the Agency General Biosecurity Duty (GBD). NPWS aims to minimise the adverse impacts of pests on biodiversity, cultural values, neighbours and the community. Only qualified and appropriately trained personnel will participate in this program.

If you have any questions regarding the aerial shooting program, please call our Bathurst office on (02) 6332 7640.

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Applies from Fri 25 Aug 2023, 2.48pm to Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.48pm. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Sep 2023, 1.38pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in the following from Monday 4th September 2023 to Sunday 17th September 2023:

  • Abercrombie River National Park
  • Blue Mountains National Park
  • Gardens of Stone National Park
  • Jenolan Karst Conservation Area
  • Kanangra-Boyd National Park
  • Mares Forest National Park
  • Turon National Park
  • Wollemi National Park

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected and 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 more information, contact the NPWS Oberon area office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Mon 28 Aug 2023, 10.00am to Fri 13 Oct 2023, 3.14pm. Last reviewed: Tue 12 Sep 2023, 11.12am

Closed areas: Trail Closures

Mt Cameron Fire Trail and Deep Pass North Fire Trail are closed for Fire Trail maintenance from Monday 28th August until Friday 13th October 2023. Deep Pass South remains open.


Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Kanangra Area office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Fri 28 Jul 2023, 11.43am to Wed 1 Nov 2023, 11.43am. Last reviewed: Tue 3 Oct 2023, 9.12am

Closed areas: Ben Bullen trail (Moffits trail) closed for road repairs

The following areas are closed due to trail repair work:

  • Ben Bullen trail (Moffits trail) from Hutchinson Road heading east to the Gardens of Stone State Conservation Area boundary
  • Baal Bone Gap picnic area

The trail has several large bog holes that are impassable to all vehicles. Due to these bog holes being impassable there is no through access to Wolgan Road from the Castlereagh Highway.

The repairs are expected to take up to 4 weeks for stage 1 from Ben Bullen to Baal Bone Gap.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Mudgee Area office on 02 6370 9000.

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Applies from Thu 31 Aug 2023, 9.51am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 9.54am. Last reviewed: Mon 2 Oct 2023, 8.08am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing Poison 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program in this park from Thursday 31 August 2023 until Thursday 31 February 2024.

The operation will involve the use of CPE's containing 1080 poison (sodium fluoroacetate) for the control of wild dogs and foxes. Some red meat may also be used.

The program is designed to minimise the impact of foxes on wildlife, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs and foxes on neighbouring stock.

All 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 baiting locations. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Please contact the NPWS Central West area office at Bathurst for more information on 02 6332 7640 or send an email.

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Applies from Fri 25 Aug 2023, 11.37am to Mon 30 Oct 2023, 11.37am. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Sep 2023, 7.44am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Wollemi National Park from Monday 4th September 2023 to Sunday 17th September 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise the impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

Mudgee 02 6370 9000

Oberon 02 6336 6200

Bulga 02 6574 5555

Glenbrook 02 4720 6200

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Applies from Fri 25 Aug 2023, 11.39am to Mon 30 Oct 2023, 12.27pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Aug 2023, 2.05pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Avisford Nature Reserve (NR), Capertee National Park (NP), Dapper NR, Durridgere State Conservation Area (SCA), Gardens of Stone NP, Goodiman SCA, Goulburn River NP, Mugii Murum-ban SCA, Munghorn Gap NR, Wollemi NP and Yarrobil NP from Monday 4th September 2023 to Sunday 17th September 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the NPWS Mudgee office for more information on 02 6370 9000.

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Applies from Fri 25 Aug 2023, 2.22pm to Mon 30 Oct 2023, 2.27pm. Last reviewed: Thu 28 Sep 2023, 4.50pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 aerial baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an aerial baiting program in Abercrombie River National Park (NP), Avisford Nature Reserve (NR), Blue Mountains NP, Capertee NP, Dapper NR, Durridgere State Conservation Area (SCA), Gardens of Stone NP, Goodiman SCA, Goulburn River NP, Jenolan Karst Conservation Area (KCA), Kanangra-Boyd NP, Mares Forest NP, Mugii Murum-ban SCA, Munghorn Gap NR, Turon NP, Wollemi NP and Yarrobil NP from Monday 4th September 2023 to Sunday 17th September 2023.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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.

Please contact the local NPWS area office for more information:

Mudgee 02 6370 9000

Oberon 02 6336 6200

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Applies from Wed 23 Nov 2022, 2.08pm. Last reviewed: Fri 25 Aug 2023, 10.38am

Closed areas: Wheeny Creek campground - Boobook section closed

The Boobook campground and picnic area within Wheeny Creek campground has permanently closed due to flood damage. Please note that the rest of Wheeny Creek precinct remains open for bookings.  Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 4720-6200.

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Applies from Thu 24 Aug 2023, 9.31am to Mon 16 Oct 2023, 1.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 25 Sep 2023, 9.20am

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting program from 22 May 2023 to 15 October 2023 in the following areas:

  • Dharug National Park
  • Koolewong Flora Reserve
  • Manobalai Nature Reserve
  • Parr State Conservation Area
  • Wollemi Flora Reserve
  • Wollemi National Park 
  • Wollemi State Conservation Area
  • Yengo National Park

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 more information, contact the NPWS Wollemi Yengo Area office at Bulga on 02 6574 5555.

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Applies from Tue 4 Jul 2023, 4.43pm to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 4.44pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Sep 2023, 10.01am

Closed areas: Closed trail due to damage

Bicentennial National Trail is closed to vehicle traffic from Cameron’s Point Junction through to Moffitt’s trail due to roadworks.

No through access to Baal Bone Gap Picnic Area or Gardens of Stone National Park.

There are several large bog holes on the trail that are impassable to all vehicles.

This closure may be extended depending on conditions, and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Thu 20 Jul 2023, 3.06pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Sep 2023, 10.05am

Safety alerts: Haulage trucks using Old Bells Line of Rd

Haulage trucks are in operation along Old Bells Line of Rd between the park entrance near Chifley Road (Zig Zag Railway) and Clarence Sands during the following times:

• Monday to Friday: 04.00 to 18.00

• Saturday: 04.00 to 13.00

 

During these times road users are reminded to:

• drive with caution

• adhere to the speed limit of 40 km/hr

• listen for truck movements via UHF-11

 

If a UHF radio is unavailable, NPWS recommends to access the reserve via State Mine Gully Rd. For more information contact the Kanangra Area office on (02) 6336 6200.

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Applies from Fri 1 Sep 2023, 12.00am to Thu 29 Feb 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 17 Aug 2023, 12.09pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using Canid Pest Ejectors containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be continuous and ongoing between Friday 1st September 2023 to Thursday 29 February 2024 within Winburndale Nature Reserve.

All baiting locations will be identifiable 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 call NPWS Central West Area Office on 02 6332 7640. 

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Applies from Mon 24 Jul 2023, 9.52am to Tue 31 Oct 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Sun 3 Sep 2023, 4.37pm

Closed areas: Waratah Ridge closed

Waratah Ridge Road is closed to all traffic from 21 February 2022 to 31 October 2023 as part of the Wartime Remnants Clean-up Project. 

For more information please contact wartime.remnants@defence.gov.au

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Applies from Mon 1 May 2023, 7.30am to Thu 2 Nov 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 17 Jul 2023, 12.37pm

Other planned events: Notice of ongoing 1080 program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting ongoing ground baiting program from Tuesday 2 May 2023 to Thursday 2 November 2023 in the following areas:

  • Abercrombie River National Park
  • Abercrombie River State Conservation Area
  • Kanangra-Boyd National Park
  • Blue Mountains National Park (southern section)
  • Wollemi National Park (Wolgan Valley area)
  • Gardens of Stone National Park
  • Jenolan Karst Conservation Area
  • Turon National Park
  • Marrangaroo National Park

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species, and to minimise impact of wild dogs on neighbouring stock.

Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting location. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW National Parks managed lands. 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 more information, contact the NPWS Kanangra area office at Oberon on 02 6336 6200.

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Applies from Wed 2 Feb 2022, 9.20am to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Sun 10 Sep 2023, 3.23pm

Closed areas: Roads closed due to flood damage

The following roads in this park are closed due to storm and flood damage:

  • California trail - closed until late January 2024
  • Martindale trail - closed until November 2023
  • Hunter Main trail:
    • Raspberry Junction to Three Ways - closed until November 2023

Visitor areas that are currently closed include:

  • California Hut - closed until late January  2024

Gates have been locked, and signs are in place on closed roads. Expected reopening times are subject to weather delays.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Bulga area office.

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Applies from Thu 19 May 2022, 1.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 9.29am

Closed areas: Pt Hatteras Trail closed due to trail damage

There is no vehicle access to the Point Hatteras Trail in Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area due to trail conditions from the extended periods of wet weather.

There is no vehicle access to the following areas

  • Point Hatteras

 

For more information please contact the Mudgee Area Office on 02 6370 9000 or npws.mudgee@environment.nsw.gov.au 

 

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Applies from Tue 18 Feb 2020, 5.42pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 9.29am

Closed areas: Tramway trail closed due to rockfall

Tramway trail in Mugii Murum-ban State Conservation Area is closed to vehicles until further notice. The closure is due to a rockfall adjacent to the trail.

A geotechnical risk assessment has been undertaken.  Repairs to address safety issues need to be undertaken before reopening. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6370 9000.

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Applies from Thu 24 Dec 2020, 9.34am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Sep 2023, 9.29am

Safety alerts: Drinking water in Capertee National Park

You'll need to bring your own water for drinking and cooking in Capertee National Park. Water supplied at Capertee Homestead and Capertee Cottage is untreated and only suitable for showering and washing dishes.

Campers at Capertee and Policemans Point campgrounds should not use water from Capertee River for drinking or cooking. 

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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/valley-lookout/local-alerts

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