Applies from Tue 19 Sep 2023, 1.00pm to Sun 31 Dec 2023, 11.59am. Last reviewed: Tue 19 Sep 2023, 1.12pm.
Fire bans: Park Fire Bans - Due to Current Conditions
A park fire ban is in place in Selected Day Use and Campgrounds in theses park due to current conditions and remains in effect unless otherwise extended or removed. During park fire ban periods, all campfire 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)
Affected campgrounds picnic area Include:
Halls Peak Day Use and Campground
Long Point Day Use and Campground
Budds Mare Day Use and Campground
Riverside Day Use and Campground
Youdale Hut Day Use and Campground
Jacky Barker Day Use and Campground
Green Gully Track
Mooraback Day Use and Campground
For further details contact our local offices at Armidale on 02 6738 9100 or Walcha on 02 6777 4700.
If a Total Fire Ban is in place, different rules apply. Contact the local park office 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.