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Berarngutta picnic area

New England National Park

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Current alerts in this area

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 20 Mar 2023, 6.00am to Fri 24 Mar 2023, 8.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 Mar 2023, 10.12am

Closed areas: Areas closed for aerial weed spraying

The following river corridors in Guy Fawkes River National Park are closed from 6am Monday 20 March to 8pm Friday 24 March 2023, to allow aerial weed spraying to occur::

  • Guy Fawkes River
  • Pantons Creek
  • Chaelundi Creek

Do not enter these areas during this time. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Sun 12 Feb 2023, 3.31pm to Fri 31 Mar 2023, 3.34pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Mar 2023, 10.20am

Closed areas: Tea Trees Falls Walk Temporarily Closed for Maintenance

The Tea Trees Falls Walk Temporarily Closed for Maintenance from Monday 13th February till Friday 31st March.  

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Applies from Mon 29 Nov 2021, 8.00am to Mon 1 May 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 20 Mar 2023, 9.30am

Safety alerts: Changed conditions due to ongoing unpredictable flooding

The Guy Fawkes River catchment area is at risk of unpredictable flooding, which can occur without warning.

This includes Bicentennial National trail, the overnight wilderness walk, and any other travel along the river corridors.

It is strongly advisable to delay visiting until conditions are more favourable, unless well prepared.

Flooding can leave walkers and horse riders stranded for extended periods. This is a remote location with no roads or mobile phone reception. Ensure you are well prepared for unforeseen extended isolation. Carry extra food and have a communication plan in place with friends or family. Helicopter evacuation is the only safe retrieval method in most of the reserve.

In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Thu 27 Oct 2022, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 13 Feb 2023, 8.40am

Closed areas: New England National Park walking track closures

The following areas are closed for public safety, to allow NPWS to assess and manage rockfall hazards.

  • Eagles Nest walking track
  • All access to Weeping Rock
  • The lower eastern section of Lyrebird track including Tree Fern Valley 

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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Applies from Mon 31 Oct 2022, 7.00am to Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 7 Mar 2023, 8.54am

Closed areas: Upper Ebor Falls closed for construction

The Upper Ebor Falls precinct is closed from November 2022 until June 2023 (subject to change) to allow NPWS to rebuild facilities lost in the 2019/2020 bushfires, including a new viewing platform. During this time there will be no access to the following areas:

  • Upper Ebor Falls picnic area
  • Upper Ebor Falls lookout
  • Public toilets at Upper Ebor Falls
  • Walking track between Upper and Lower Ebor Falls picnic areas
  • Ebor Village walking track

The Lower Ebor Falls picnic area and toilets will remain open, with limited views of Ebor Falls.

Additional public toilets are located on the eastern side of  Waterfall Way at  Ebor Sports ground.

Please do not enter construction areas and follow all signage or directions from staff and contractors.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands area office on 02 6739 0700.

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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/picnic-areas/berarngutta-picnic-area/local-alerts

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