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Dry Tank picnic area

Gundabooka National Park

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Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Thu 5 November 2020, 10.43am

Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Nov 2020, 10.43am.

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park from Thursday 1 October 2020 to Thursday 1 April 2021. This park fire ban will remain 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 NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Nearby alerts

Applies from Tue 24 Nov 2020, 11.19am to Fri 27 Nov 2020, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Tue 24 Nov 2020, 3.40pm

Closed areas: Yanda track closed due to wet road conditions

Yanda track in Gundabooka National Park and State Conservation Area is closed due to wet road conditions until the closure is extended or removed.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please call the NPWS Bourke office on 02 6830 0200 or visit the NSW National Parks safety page for park safety guidelines.

Affects 2 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Thu 1 Oct 2020, 12.00am to Wed 31 Mar 2021, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 5 Nov 2020, 10.43am

Fire bans: Park fire ban

There is a 'no solid fuel fire policy' in this park from Thursday 1 October 2020 to Thursday 1 April 2021. This park fire ban will remain 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 NSW National Parks fire safety page.

Affects 4 parks 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/dry-tank-picnic-area/local-alerts

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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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