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Wajurda Point lookout

Mimosa Rocks National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Mon 27 July 2020, 1.03pm

Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jul 2020, 1.03pm.

Other planned events: Annual road grading

Temporary road closures will be in place within Mimosa Rocks National Park from Monday 27 July to Friday 14 August 2020 for road grading.

Between Monday 27 July and Friday 31 July 2020, the affected roads are:

  • Middle Beach Road
  • Nelson Lake Road/Nelson Beach Road

Roadworks will then progress to:

  • Aragunnu Road
  • Picnic Point Road (including part of Wapengo Lake Road from the private property gate)
  • Bithry Inlet Road (Penders Road)

The works are necessary to repair the road surface and drainage to ensure the roads provide suitable visitor access. For safety reasons, visitor access is prohibited to all closed areas.

Roadworks are weather dependent. It's a good idea to call ahead before travelling to Mimosa Rocks National Park to check for any closures or delays. Notification signs and temporary closures will be placed on each road until the works are complete. 

These closures may be extended, and any changes will be posted as soon as possible.

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

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 27 May 2020, 9.18am to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 9.29am. Last reviewed: Fri 31 Jul 2020, 1.59pm

Other planned events: 1080 aerial pest control program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting 2 aerial baiting programs using meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs. The programs will start on or shortly after Wednesday 27 May 2020, and will finish on Monday 31 August 2020. The baiting will take place in the following parks, reserves and state conservation areas:

  • Bugong National Park
  • Budawang National Park
  • Tarlo River National Park
  • Morton National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Bees Nest Nature Reserve
  • Bungonia National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Barrengarry Nature Reserve
  • Nadgigomar Nature Reserve
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • Deua National Park
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • Kooraban National Park
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve

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.

For further information please call NPWS Merimbula office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Tue 28 Jul 2020, 2.26pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jul 2020, 4.12pm

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed due to weather conditions

The following campgrounds in Mimosa Rocks National Park are closed due to recent weather condition of heavy rainfall and high winds.

  • Aragunnu campground
  • Middle Beach campground

The closure will be in place until these areas are assessed for any damage. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 2.24pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 Jul 2020, 1.03pm

Other planned events: Annual road grading

Temporary road closures will be in place within Mimosa Rocks National Park from Monday 27 July to Friday 14 August 2020 for road grading.

Between Monday 27 July and Friday 31 July 2020, the affected roads are:

  • Middle Beach Road
  • Nelson Lake Road/Nelson Beach Road

Roadworks will then progress to:

  • Aragunnu Road
  • Picnic Point Road (including part of Wapengo Lake Road from the private property gate)
  • Bithry Inlet Road (Penders Road)

The works are necessary to repair the road surface and drainage to ensure the roads provide suitable visitor access. For safety reasons, visitor access is prohibited to all closed areas.

Roadworks are weather dependent. It's a good idea to call ahead before travelling to Mimosa Rocks National Park to check for any closures or delays. Notification signs and temporary closures will be placed on each road until the works are complete. 

These closures may be extended, and any changes will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call 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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Applies from Mon 20 Jul 2020, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jul 2020, 8.48am

Closed areas: Areas closed due to bushfire damange

Some areas in this park remain closed due to bushfire damage.  Do not enter closed sections of the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2.45pm to Mon 31 Aug 2020, 6.21pm. Last reviewed: Tue 28 Jul 2020, 8.42am

Closed parks: Park closed - hazardous conditions and aerial and ground pest control

This park is closed due to bushfire damage. NPWS are also conducting aerial pest control programs as a result of the fires. Do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Mon 1 Jun 2020, 3.01pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Jul 2020, 9.16am

Closed areas: Cowdroys Road closed

Cowdroys Road is closed for maintenance, and will remain closed until works have been completed and the road surface is stable for traffic. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Eurobodalla area office on 02 4476 0800.

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Applies from Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2.40pm to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 2.41pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Jul 2020, 10.54am

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage and ground and aerial pest control operations

This park is closed due to significant bushfire damage. The park closure includes Lake Creek campground, Wadbilliga Crossing picnic area, Wadbilliga Road and the areas listed below. NSW National Parks is also conducting ground and aerial pest control programs as part of the bushfire recovery. 

Do not enter this park. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Thu 30 Jan 2020, 2.39pm to Tue 1 Dec 2020, 11.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Jul 2020, 10.56am

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfire damage and ground and aerial pest control operations

This park is closed due to significant bushfire damage. NSW National Parks is also conducting ground and aerial pest control programs as part of the bushfire recovery. Do not enter this park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Wed 1 Jul 2020, 4.07pm to Thu 31 Dec 2020, 4.08pm. Last reviewed: Sun 26 Jul 2020, 4.40pm

Other planned events: 1080 Ground Baiting Program targeting foxes

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a ground baiting program for foxes using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate). The program will be ongoing and continuous from July 1,2020 to December 31st, 2020. The baited reserves include:

  • South East Forests National Park
  • Eurobodalla National Park
  • Mimosa Rocks National Park
  • Bournda National Park and Nature Reserve
  • Ben Boyd National Park
  • Gulaga National Park

There will be signs at entrance and exits to the 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.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 6405 5000.

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Applies from Fri 22 Sep 2017, 3.34pm. Last reviewed: Mon 1 Jun 2020, 4.31pm

Safety alerts: No campfires or solid fuel fires at 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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Applies from Mon 4 May 2020, 11.13am to Wed 4 Nov 2020, 11.16am. Last reviewed: Fri 3 Jul 2020, 10.56am

Other planned events: 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 wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Monday 4 May to Wednesday 4 November 2020. The baited reserves include:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve
  • Berlang State Conservation Area 
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deau National Park
  • Egan Peaks Nature Reserve
  • Kooraban National Park
  • Majors Creek State Conservation Area
  • Monga National Park and State Conservation Area
  • South East Forests National Park
  • Wadbilliga National Park
  • Yurramie State Conservation Area

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.

For further information call the NPWS Merimbula Office on 02 6405 5000.

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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/wajurda-point-lookout/local-alerts

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Wajurda Point lookout, Mimosa Rocks National Park. Photo: John Yurasek