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Bournda Lagoon

Bournda National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Sat 13 April 2024, 9.53am

Applies from Sat 13 Apr 2024, 8.56am to Fri 3 May 2024, 9.51am. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 9.53am.

Closed areas: Bournda Trig, Widgeram and Link Trail closed for trail works.

Mulching works are occurring on Bournda Trig Trail, Link Trail and Widgeram Fire Trail in the southern section of Bournda National Park. There is no pedestrian access on the trails during this time. For further information please contact Merimbula Office on 6495 5000. 

Applies from Thu 4 Apr 2024, 9.10am to Fri 3 May 2024, 9.11am. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 8.37am.

Closed areas: Bournda National Park fire trails closed for upgrades

The northern section of Bournda National Park will be closed to public access from Monday 8th April to Friday the 3rd May due to fire trail upgrades. 

The closed trails are: 

  • Games Bay Fire Trail 
  • White Rock Road
  • Boulder Bay Nth Fire Trail 
  • Boulder Bay Fire Trail 

The Kangarutha track will remain open for pedestrian access from Kianinny Bay and Turingal Head. Obey all closure signs. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Merimbula Office on 6495 5000.

Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Mar 2024, 4.59pm.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Monday 1 April 2024 to Monday 30 September 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and/or foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve 
  • Beowa National Park
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla 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

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to baiting locations. 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.

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

Applies from Wed 29 Nov 2023, 4.17pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.25am.

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Friday 1st December 2023 Sunday 30 June 2024 . The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Bournda National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Merimbula NPWS area office for more information on 6495 5000.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Sat 13 Apr 2024, 8.56am to Fri 3 May 2024, 9.51am. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 9.53am

Closed areas: Bournda Trig, Widgeram and Link Trail closed for trail works.

Mulching works are occurring on Bournda Trig Trail, Link Trail and Widgeram Fire Trail in the southern section of Bournda National Park. There is no pedestrian access on the trails during this time. For further information please contact Merimbula Office on 6495 5000. 

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Applies from Mon 15 Apr 2024, 10.00am to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 9 Apr 2024, 4.19pm

Closed areas: Closed trails in Mimosa Rocks National Park due to roadworks

The below trails will be closed from 15/04/2024 until 30/06/2024 due to road works. Roads with private property access will be open to local residential access only.

Aragunnu Campground will be closed during this time. 

  • Goats Knob Road
  • Quarry Road
  • Kings Ridge fire trail
  • Mount Peter fire trail
  • Sandy Creek fire trail
  • Dr George Mountain Road
  • Aragunnu Beach Road

Please follow directive of staff and traffic control.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact the local office on 02 4476 0800

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Applies from Thu 4 Apr 2024, 9.10am to Fri 3 May 2024, 9.11am. Last reviewed: Sat 13 Apr 2024, 8.37am

Closed areas: Bournda National Park fire trails closed for upgrades

The northern section of Bournda National Park will be closed to public access from Monday 8th April to Friday the 3rd May due to fire trail upgrades. 

The closed trails are: 

  • Games Bay Fire Trail 
  • White Rock Road
  • Boulder Bay Nth Fire Trail 
  • Boulder Bay Fire Trail 

The Kangarutha track will remain open for pedestrian access from Kianinny Bay and Turingal Head. Obey all closure signs. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact Merimbula Office on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 13 Oct 2023, 1.08pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 1.11pm. Last reviewed: Wed 27 Mar 2024, 4.59pm

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Monday 1 April 2024 to Monday 30 September 2024. The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and/or foxes.
The program will take place in:

  • Araluen Nature Reserve
  • Badja Swamps Nature Reserve 
  • Beowa National Park
  • Berlang State Conservation Area
  • Bondi Gulf Nature Reserve
  • Bournda National Park
  • Bournda Nature Reserve 
  • Coolumbooka Nature Reserve
  • Deua National Park
  • Eurobodalla 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

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species. 

Signs will be placed at the entry to baiting locations. 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.

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

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Applies from Fri 8 Dec 2023, 2.21pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 11 Apr 2024, 2.56pm

Closed areas: Light to Light walk

Light to Light walk is currently closed between Saltwater Creek and Bittangabee Bay until late May 2024 to allow for track upgrades. These closures will impact plans to complete the return-walk. This closure will not affect Saltwater Creek or Bittangabee campgrounds.

If you're booking your walk through a licensed tour operator, you can expect that these operators are being regularly informed by NPWS, so that track closure impacts can be planned for and managed.

Please monitor NPWS alerts for track closures, be prepared to modify your itinerary while track upgrades are being completed and consider transport options to divert around closed sections of the walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Mon 22 Jan 2024, 12.58pm to Fri 31 May 2024, 12.59pm. Last reviewed: Wed 10 Apr 2024, 3.25pm

Safety alerts: Increase of ticks at Saltwater Creek campground

There has been a reported increase of tick bites at Saltwater Creek campground. Please take appropriate precautions to prevent tick bites such as insect repellent and regular tick checks, and bring tick freeze spray to treat any ticks.

Further guidance about tick bite treatment can be found on the Health Direct website. For more information, contact the NPWS Merimbula area office on 02 6495 5000.

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Applies from Wed 29 Nov 2023, 4.17pm to Sun 30 Jun 2024, 4.25pm. Last reviewed: Mon 8 Apr 2024, 9.25am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 ongoing program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting an ongoing ground baiting program from Friday 1st December 2023 Sunday 30 June 2024 . The operation will use 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes.

The program will take place in Bournda National Park.

The program is designed to minimise predator impacts on wildlife, especially threatened species.

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 Merimbula NPWS area office for more information on 6495 5000.

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Applies from Fri 25 Mar 2022, 4.56pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Apr 2024, 9.47am

Closed areas: Kanoonah Road (north) closed due to landslip

Kanoonah Road in Coolangubra section of South East Forests National Park is closed from Myanba Falls Road through to the northern park boundary due to a major landslip following recent heavy rainfall.

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

 

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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/bournda-lagoon/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Bournda National Park in the South Coast region
  • Bournda National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to extreme weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day. This park uses a self-registration fee collection system, please bring correct change.

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Emergency services

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