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Dangars Falls picnic area

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 13 November 2019, 12.48pm

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.42am to Sat 30 Nov 2019, 10.39am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.02am.

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires

This park and a number of other parks are closed due to bushfire. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

There are a number of fires in the area including Carrai Creek, Dingo Creek, Stockyard Flat, Doyles River, Rowleys Gorge and Yarrowitch.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6738 9100 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 3.57pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 4 Oct 2019, 4.14pm.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park 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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.42am to Sat 30 Nov 2019, 10.39am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 11.02am

Closed parks: Park closed - bushfires

This park and a number of other parks are closed due to bushfire. Do not enter the park. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

There are a number of fires in the area including Carrai Creek, Dingo Creek, Stockyard Flat, Doyles River, Rowleys Gorge and Yarrowitch.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6738 9100 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 31 Oct 2019, 10.14am to Sat 30 Nov 2019, 10.04am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.02am

Closed areas: East Kunderang and other areas closed due to bushfire

Some areas of this park are closed due to a bushfire. The closed areas are:

  • East Kunderang Homestead
  • Budds Mare campground and lookout
  • Budds Mare to Riverside lookout
  • Riverside campground
  • Green Gully track
  • Mooraback campground
  • Youdales campground and Hut and Historic site. 

Do not enter the closed area. Penalties apply for non-compliance. This fire is called Carrai Creek Fire. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 6738 9101 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Affects 1 park and 8 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 28 Oct 2019, 1.27pm. Last reviewed: Mon 28 Oct 2019, 2.10pm

Closed areas: Riverside and Budds Mare closed - bushfire

Some parts of this park are closed due to bushfire. The closed areas are:

  • Riverside campground and picnic area
  • Budds Mare campground and picnic area

Do not enter the closed areas. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

Affects 1 park and 4 locations nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 22 Oct 2019, 2.06pm to Sat 30 Nov 2019, 2.03pm. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Nov 2019, 10.01am

Closed areas: Green Gully track closed

Green Gully track in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is closed due to a bushfire. Do not enter this area. Penalties apply for non-compliance.

This fire is called Carrai Creek. For more information, contact the local NPWS office 02 6738 9100 or visit the Rural Fire Service website.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

Applies from Wed 4 Sep 2019, 3.57pm to Tue 31 Mar 2020, 3.47pm. Last reviewed: Fri 4 Oct 2019, 4.14pm

Fire bans: Park fire ban

A park fire ban is in place in this park 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)

If a Total Fire Ban is in place, please contact the local park office before using a gas and 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.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Tue 18 Dec 2018, 2.30pm. Last reviewed: Tue 29 Jan 2019, 3.00pm

Closed areas: Wollomombi Falls main lookout closed

The main viewing platform at Wollomombi Falls visitor area has identified structural deterioration. It will be closed until repairs can be completed and the structure has been certified as safe.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 1 park and 1 location nearby. Show list

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/dangars-falls-picnic-area/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park in the North Coast and Country NSW regions
  • Oxley Wild Rivers National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • There are 3 areas in Oxley Wild Rivers National Park where you'll need day use vehicle permits: Halls Peak campground and picnic area, Riverside campground and picnic area, and Youdales Hut campground and picnic area. Day use vehicle permits can be bought online or by calling the National Parks Contact Centre on 1300 072 757. If camping, permit fees are included in the campground fee.

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Emergency services

For all NSW fires visit the Rural Fire Service

For the latest information on wildfires in your area please contact the NSW Rural Fire Service.

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View from Budds Mare lookout, Oxley Wild Rivers National Park. Photo: Rob Cleary