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Minyon Grass picnic area

Nightcap National Park

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Current alerts in this area

There are no current alerts in this area.

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Applies from Fri 22 Jan 2021, 2.27pm to Thu 28 Jan 2021, 5.38pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Jan 2021, 4.15pm

Other planned events: Roadworks on Cadell Road - Delays and closures

Roadworks will be underway on Cadell Road from Wednesday 27 January to Thursday 28 January 2021. There will be delays on Wednesday 27 January and the road will be closed 7am to 3pm on Thursday 28 January. Byrill Creek Road is an alternative route.

The road may be uneven and slippery during this time. Drive safely and follow the directions of roadwork signs and NPWS staff.

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Applies from Thu 24 Dec 2020, 8.44am to Wed 30 Jun 2021, 8.47am. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Jan 2021, 2.42pm

Closed areas: Eastern park entrance to Border Ranges National Park closed

All access to Border Ranges National Park will be from the western end of the park via Wiangaree. This is due to a landslip between Bar Mountain picnic area and the eastern park entrance at Barkers Vale on Tweed Range Scenic Drive. 

All campgrounds, walking tracks, lookouts and picnic areas remain open with the exception of Bar Mountain circuit and Booyong walking track between Rosewood Loop and Forest Tops campground. 

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6627 0200.

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Applies from Thu 14 May 2020, 4.18pm. Last reviewed: Fri 22 Jan 2021, 2.28pm

Closed areas: Bar Mountain circuit and lookout closed

Bar Mountain circuit and lookout are closed for maintenance until further notice. Bar Mountain picnic area remains open.

We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. For more information call the NPWS Kyogle office 02 6632 0000.

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Applies from Mon 30 Mar 2020, 12.35pm to Fri 28 May 2021, 8.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 21 Jan 2021, 9.49am

Closed parks: Wollumbin National Park

Wollumbin National Park is closed due to significant safety issues on the Wollumbin Summit track. The closure will be reviewed in May 2021.

Some of the best views of Wollumbin can be found along Pinnacle walk and lookout in Border Ranges National Park. You can also try Goorgana walking track or Pholis Gap walking track in nearby Nightcap National Park, or Best of All lookout at Queensland’s Springbrook National Park.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information contact 1300 072 757 (13000 PARKS).

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Applies from Tue 6 Oct 2020, 10.30am to Mon 1 Feb 2021, 10.00am. Last reviewed: Fri 8 Jan 2021, 10.49am

Closed areas: Nightcap Range Road closed for roadworks

Nightcap Range Road in Nightcap National Park and Whian Whian State Conservation Area will be closed for roadworks until Monday 1 February 2021.

Please use Minyon Falls Road via Repentance Creek Road and Coopers Creek Road to access the following areas:

  • Minyon Falls
  • Minyon Grass and Rummery Park and the associated walking tracks.

Signs will be in place and Nightcap Range Road will be closed just north of the Telephone Road trailer carpark.

You can still access the Telephone Road trailer carpark and multi-use trails via Nightcap Range Road (via Dunoon).

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local NPWS office on 02 6627 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/minyon-grass-picnic-area/local-alerts

Park info

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

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