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Dry Tank picnic area

Gundabooka National Park

Closed due to current alerts 

Current alerts in this area

Last reviewed: Wed 1 December 2021, 10.33am

Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 8.25am to Tue 7 Dec 2021, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.33am.

Closed parks: Park closed due to wet weather and road closures

This park is closed due to wet road conditions and rainfall. This closure remains in place unless extended or removed.

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

Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 1.04pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Oct 2021, 10.41am.

Closed areas: Areas closed for upgrades

The following areas in Gundabooka National Park will be closed from Monday 11 October 2021 for up to 3 months, weather dependent, for major upgrade works:

  • Dry Tank campground
  • Dry Tank picnic area
  • Little Mountain walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office in Bourke on 02 6830 0200.

 

Nearby alerts

Applies from Wed 1 Dec 2021, 8.25am to Tue 7 Dec 2021, 8.26am. Last reviewed: Wed 1 Dec 2021, 10.33am

Closed parks: Park closed due to wet weather and road closures

This park is closed due to wet road conditions and rainfall. This closure remains in place unless extended or removed.

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

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Applies from Wed 24 Nov 2021, 4.41pm. Last reviewed: Thu 25 Nov 2021, 3.40pm

Safety alerts: Heavy rainfall may result in flooding

Please be aware widespread rain across western NSW may result in rivers and creeks rising rapidly and damage to roads.

Please adhere to road and campground closures. Never drive through flooded roads and causeways.

Please check local government area websites for local road closures.

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Applies from Mon 8 Nov 2021, 1.17pm. Last reviewed: Tue 16 Nov 2021, 8.35am

Other planned events: Notice of 1080 baiting program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) will be conducting a baiting program using 1080 fresh meat baits containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of wild dogs and foxes. The program will be conducted between Thursday 18 November to Saturday 18 December 2021 in Gundabooka National Park and State Conservation Area and Toorale National Park and State Conservation Area.

All baiting locations will be identifiable by signs.

Domestic pets are not permitted in NSW national parks and reserves. 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.

For further information please call NPWS Bourke office on 02 6830 0200.

Affects 4 parks nearby. Show list

Applies from Mon 11 Oct 2021, 1.04pm to Fri 31 Dec 2021, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Oct 2021, 10.41am

Closed areas: Areas closed for upgrades

The following areas in Gundabooka National Park will be closed from Monday 11 October 2021 for up to 3 months, weather dependent, for major upgrade works:

  • Dry Tank campground
  • Dry Tank picnic area
  • Little Mountain walking track

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, call the local NPWS office in Bourke on 02 6830 0200.

 

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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/dry-tank-picnic-area/local-alerts

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