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Edgars picnic area

Oxley Wild Rivers National Park

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Applies from Mon 5 Feb 2024, 10.50am to Sun 31 Mar 2024, 12.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 2.05pm

Closed areas: Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed

Part of Wollomombi Falls picnic area is closed until 31 March 2024 due to geotechnical investigations. This closure may be extended.

This closure only affects a small section of the picnic area; all lookouts and walking tracks remain open.

For further information, contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100.

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Applies from Wed 21 Feb 2024, 3.50pm to Sun 10 Mar 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Thu 22 Feb 2024, 8.42am

Closed areas: Halls Peak is closed due to weather impacts on recent roadworks

Halls Peak campground and picnic area is closed from Wednesday 21 February 2024 to midnight on Sunday 10 March 2024 due to weather impacts on recent roadworks on steep sections of the trail.

For further information, please contact Armidale office on (02) 6738 9100. 

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Applies from Tue 5 Dec 2023, 6.00am to Tue 19 Mar 2024, 12.00pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 12.02pm

Closed areas: Barokee campground and walking tracks access closed

Due to recent storm damage of bushfire-impacted forests, Barokee campground and day use areas (accessible off Round Mountain Road via the Waterfall Way) in Cathedral Rock National Park are closed until further notice, to allow for dangerous trees to be assessed and made safe.

Due to this closure walking tracks can not be accessed from Barokee. Walking tracks are still accessible from the Native Dog campground (accessible via Guyra Road), but please be aware of extra distances involved in walks when entering from the Native Dog campground entrance, including the Cathedral Rock track. The Barokee to Native Dog Creek walk can not be completed due to this closure, and all walks departing from Native Dog campground will have to return to Native Dog campground.

We apologise for any inconvenience that this closure may cause.

For further information please contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 19 Feb 2024, 1.38pm to Mon 26 Feb 2024, 1.47pm. Last reviewed: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 8.42am

Closed areas: Areas closed for powerline maintenance

Some parts of this park are closed from Monday 19 February to Monday 26 February 2024 while the powerline easement is maintained. The closed areas are:

  • South west trail
  • South trail
  • South east trail
  • East trail

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

You can still access the Central trail, Northwest trail, View trail, North trail and Wallaroo trail.

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Applies from Mon 16 Oct 2023, 7.00am. Last reviewed: Mon 5 Feb 2024, 8.49am

Closed areas: Temporary closure - Lower Ebor Falls and Ebor Walking Track (part)

The Upper Ebor Falls visitor precinct in Guy Fawkes River NP has reopened to the public following bushfire reconstruction works, with facilities including new viewing platforms, picnic areas and toilets. The Lower Ebor Falls visitor precinct, part of Ebor Falls Road and sections of the Ebor walking track between the Upper and Lower Falls will remain temporarily closed to allow for construction works to be completed.

Please do not attempt to enter these areas during the closure period, and follow the direction of any signage, staff and contractors. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information contact the NPWS Northern Tablelands Area office on 02 6739 0700.

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Applies from Mon 18 Dec 2023, 10.02am to Fri 28 Jun 2024, 11.59pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Dec 2023, 10.08am

Closed areas: Areas in Willi Willi national park closed for repair works

The following areas are closed for repair works until Friday 28 June 2024:

  • Wilson River picnic area
  • Wilson River Bridge on Hastings Forest Way
  • North Wilson Road
  • Waterfall Walk
  • Botanic Walk

Access to the Banda Banda Aboretum is open however extreme caution should be exercised. The trail becomes very slippery in damp or even misty weather and there is an increased risk of fallen trees blocking the trail. There are limited places to turn around safely if the trail is blocked. Visitors are encouraged to walk in to the Arboretum rather than drive.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on 02 6588 5555.

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Applies from Mon 24 Jul 2023, 2.39pm to Fri 24 Jul 2026, 2.39pm. Last reviewed: Mon 29 Jan 2024, 8.58am

Closed areas: West End of New England National Park closed

West end of New England National Park between Kilprotay Road & Hickeys Creek Road permanently closed.

For more information contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

 

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 3.45pm to Fri 30 Aug 2024, 3.45pm. Last reviewed: Fri 16 Feb 2024, 9.08am

Closed parks: Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve closed due to flooding

Willi Willi Caves Nature Reserve is closed until further notice due to widespread flood damage.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6561 6700.

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Applies from Thu 27 Oct 2022, 1.15pm. Last reviewed: Mon 18 Dec 2023, 8.58am

Closed areas: New England National Park walking track closures

The following areas are closed for public safety, to allow NPWS to assess and manage rockfall hazards.

  • Eagles Nest walking track
  • All access to Weeping Rock
  • The lower eastern section of Lyrebird track including Tree Fern Valley 

For further information please contact the NPWS Coffs Coast area office on 02 6652 0900.

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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/edgars-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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