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Blackbutt lookout picnic area

Border Ranges National Park

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Applies from Fri 24 May 2024, 2.52pm to Fri 7 Jun 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 3.12pm

Closed areas: Sandridge Road closed for essential track maintenance Mon - Fri, 27 May to 7 June 2024

Sandridge Road will be closed for essential track maintenance from 07:00:00 am to 05:00:00 pm, Monday to Friday, from Monday 27 May 2024 until Friday 07 June 2024.. There will be no access to Hell Hole Falls between these times. During these times there will also be plant and machinery movements along Middle Ridge Road. In addition there will be limited parking at the Middle Ridge Road gate for the duration of the works, including weekends.

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Applies from Thu 11 Jan 2024, 1.17pm to Sun 1 Sep 2024, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 May 2024, 11.18am

Closed areas: Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road closed

From 1 January 2024, Toonumbar Forest Drive and Cox's Road are closed until winter 2024. Estimated re-opening date is mid June due to ongoing wet weather.

Sherwood lookout and Murray Scrub lookout remain closed until the roads are re-opened. Iron Pot Creek campground and Murray Scrub walking track are only accessible via Murray Scrub Road from Afterlee.

Both roads are not safely trafficable in wet conditions and are therefore seasonally closed from late spring until late autumn dependant on rainfall during the wet season. There may also be additional closures during forecast weather events and damage during the winter period.

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

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Applies from Tue 14 May 2024, 4.01pm to Mon 3 Jun 2024, 4.00pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 May 2024, 11.36am

Closed areas: Terania Creek picnic area maintenance

Terania Creek picnic area will be closed for maintenance from 7th May until 3rd June 2024. Protesters Falls walking track and boardwalk, as well as the carpark and toilets will remain open for the duration of works.

 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville office on (02) 6627 0200

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Applies from Fri 17 May 2024, 8.00am to Mon 1 Jul 2024, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Wed 15 May 2024, 11.54am

Other planned events: Notice of fox baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) and Tweed Shire Council are conducting a one-off ground baiting program on Tweed Shire Council properties at Kyogle Rd, Dum Dum 2484 (Lots 102, 87 and 92 DP 755702) and Mt Nullum Nature Reserve (Lots 70 and 71 DP 755702) from Monday 20 May to Monday 1 July 2024.

The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes. The program is designed to minimise fox impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. Signs will be placed at the entry to the baiting area. Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW NPWS-managed lands. Pets and working dogs may be affected (1080 is lethal to cats and dogs) and should 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 Tweed Byron area office on 02 6639 8300.

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Applies from Tue 7 May 2024, 2.10pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 2.10pm. Last reviewed: Fri 17 May 2024, 1.39pm

Closed areas: Ironpot Creek campground closed May 20-24

Ironpot Creek campground will be closed for maintenenace activities from Monday 20 to Friday 24 May 2024, re-opening Saturday 25 May.

Ironpot Creek loop walk will also be closed for the duration of the works.

Penalties apply for non-compliance.For further information call the NPWS Kyogle office on 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Wed 1 May 2024, 2.36pm to Wed 31 Jul 2024, 2.37pm. Last reviewed: Mon 27 May 2024, 10.40am

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed in both directions due to major landslip repairs

Nightcap Range Road will be closed for major landslip repairs from 6th May 2024 until 13th July 2024. During this time, the road will be closed in both directions between Rummery Road and Nightcap Ridge.

 

Access to Rummery Park Campground and Minyon Falls will be via Minyon Falls Road only.

 

We apologize for any inconvenience during this time. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville Office on (02) 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 21 May 2024, 7.54am

Closed areas: Byrrill Creek walking track closed

Byrrill Creek walking track is closed due to landslips and erosion following severe rainfall. 

An alternative walking track is now available. Visitors can access this 3km return track from behind the camp kitchen in Cutters Camp campground.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6670 8600.

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 5.44pm. Last reviewed: Thu 9 May 2024, 3.31pm

Closed areas: Wollumbin (Mount Warning) Summit track and Aboriginal Place closed

Parts of Wollumbin National Park, including the Korrumbyn Creek picnic area, Lyrebird walking track, and visitor facilities at Breakfast Creek, are open.

Please note Mount Warning Road is flood damaged and has traffic control in place. Parking at Korrumbyn Creek and Breakfast Creek is limited.

Wollumbin (Mount Warning) summit track and the Aboriginal Place remains closed. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

For further information visit our webpage at www.environment.nsw.gov.au/topics/wollumbin-national-park. For up to date visitor information check www.nationalparks.nsw.gov.au/visit-a-park/parks/wollumbin-national-park

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Applies from Wed 19 Oct 2022, 8.57am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 8.58am. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Apr 2024, 10.02am

Safety alerts: North Rocks Road closed

North Rocks Road is closed until Sunday 30 June 2024. The road is currently unsafe to traffic. This closure maybe extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Alstonville area office on 02 6627 0200. 

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