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Engels Reach picnic area

Myall Lakes National Park

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Current alerts in this area

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 29 Nov 2021, 11.06am to Tue 31 May 2022, 11.07pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 3.07pm

Closed areas: Mungo track partial closure

Mungo Track is closed between Tamboi and Brambles Green campground from Monday 29 November until Tuesday 31 May 2022 due to damaged boardwalk. 

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

 

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Applies from Sat 27 Nov 2021, 12.48pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 9.54am

Closed parks: Worimi Conservation Lands closed

This park is closed to vehicles from Saturday 27 November to Thursday 2 December 2021 due to widespread, severe weather and large swells.

Beachfront driving and the recreational vehicle area in Worimi Conservation Lands (Stockton Beach) is closed. You can access Worimi Conservation Lands on foot, however no private vehicles can go past the entry stations.

Barriers and signs are in place. Sea foam has restricted visibility and drop offs, gutters and hazards are not visible.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. Access to beach driving will be reviewed on Monday 29 November and this alert will be updated.

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Applies from Fri 19 Nov 2021, 12.26pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Nov 2021, 4.28pm

Other planned events: Box Beach access road - road works

Road works on Box Beach access road are happening from Monday 22 November to Tuesday 23 November 2021. Expect delays and please obey signs and instructions.

The access road will remain open during this work, and there will be access to Box Beach. However, parking and traffic flow will be interrupted.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office at Nelson Bay on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Fri 19 Nov 2021, 12.14pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Nov 2021, 4.08pm

Closed areas: East Shoal Bay fire trail closed

East Shoal Bay fire trail is closed for road works from Friday 19 November, with work due to be completed on Tuesday 23 November 2021.

However, the trail will be open over the weekend.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office at Nelson Bay on 4984 8200.

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Applies from Thu 18 Nov 2021, 3.53pm. Last reviewed: Fri 19 Nov 2021, 11.27am

Closed areas: Kingsley Beach access track - works

The Kingsley beach access track is closed for track works from Monday 6 December 2021 to Friday 10 December 2021.

There will be no access to Kingsley beach and the carpark will be closed during construction. There will be signs and barriers in place. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the NPWS Nelson Bay office on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Wed 15 Sep 2021, 2.08pm to Thu 16 Dec 2021, 2.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 10.02am

Closed areas: Campgrounds closed for upgrades

The following campgrounds are closed until Thursday 16 December 2021 for upgrades:

  • Joes Cove campground til 18/12/21
  • Johnsons Beach campground
  • Mackaway Bay

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

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Applies from Thu 7 Oct 2021, 9.40am. Last reviewed: Thu 14 Oct 2021, 9.36am

Closed areas: East Shoal Bay fire trail closed for road works

The East Shoal Bay fire trail is closed for road works from 7 October 2021.

This management trail is being upgraded for fire vehicle access between Zenith Beach carpark and Box Beach Road.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Nelson Bay office on 02 4984 8200.

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Applies from Fri 25 Sep 2020, 1.18pm to Thu 31 Mar 2022, 10.33am. Last reviewed: Mon 11 Oct 2021, 10.39am

Closed areas: Little Mountain campground closed

Little Mountain Road and Little Mountain campground in Karuah National Park are closed while Little Mountain Road is being upgraded. The road is impassable. Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 7 May 2021, 8.50am to Sat 7 May 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 2 Dec 2021, 10.01am

Closed areas: Sunnyside campground closed

Sunnyside campground will be closed indefinitely until major works have been completed.

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Applies from Mon 2 Aug 2021, 1.52pm. Last reviewed: Sun 5 Sep 2021, 7.55pm

Closed areas: Lighthouse Keepers Cottages Ruins site closed

The Lighthouse Keepers Cottages Ruins site is closed to pedestrian access for public safety reasons. Please do not enter the Ruins site under any circumstances.

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

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Applies from Thu 20 Feb 2020, 9.16am. Last reviewed: Sun 12 Apr 2020, 1.24pm

Closed areas: Ocean Rocks walking track

Ocean Rocks walking track in Tomaree National Park is closed due to landslide from Thursday 20 February 2020. Signs will be in place around the closed area.

All main visitor areas, including Tomaree Summit walk, will remain open. You can still access Tomaree Head via Tomaree Summit walk.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the Hunter Coast area office on 02 4984 8200.

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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/engels-reach-picnic-area/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Myall Lakes National Park in the North Coast region
  • Myall Lakes National Park is always open but may have to close at times due to poor weather or fire danger.

  • Park entry fees:

    $8 per vehicle per day.

    The park has coin/card operated pay machines at Mungo Brush campground. NPWS staff regularly visit areas to collect day use fees. Day passes are also available from the Manning Great Lakes Area Office, Bulahdelah Visitor Information Centre and the Hawks Nest Newsagency.

    Bombah Point ferry fees may also apply (cash payment only).

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