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Pretty Beach

Murramarang National Park

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Nearby alerts

Applies from Mon 18 May 2020, 12.56pm to Tue 5 Jul 2022, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 19 May 2022, 4.03pm

Closed areas: Meroo Head campground closed

The following areas are closed while construction works are undertaken: 

  • Meroo Head campground
  • Meroo Head lookout walking track
  • Meroo Lake walking track

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

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Applies from Mon 11 Apr 2022, 3.27pm to Tue 5 Jul 2022, 9.00am. Last reviewed: Thu 19 May 2022, 4.02pm

Closed areas: Sunburnt Beach and Termeil Point campgrounds closed

The following areas are closed due to hazardous road conditions caused by adverse weather and flooding. Repair works are being undertaken and the area is scheduled to reopen Tuesday 5 July 2022.

  • Termeil Point campground
  • Sunburnt Beach campground
  • Stokes Island picnic area
  • Blackbutt Road

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

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Applies from Wed 11 May 2022, 1.53pm to Fri 15 Jul 2022, 2.01pm. Last reviewed: Wed 11 May 2022, 3.28pm

Closed areas: Burrill Lake Dive - West closed due to severe weather

Burrill Lake Drive - West, which provides vehicle access to Burrill Lake Western Arm picnic area, is closed until further notice due to poor weather and dangerous conditions. 

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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

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Applies from Tue 12 Apr 2022, 3.11pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 9.20am

Closed areas: Pebbly Beach to Snake Bay walking track closed

Pebbly Beach to Snake Bay walking track is currently closed while track construction work is undertaken. This work is part of the Murramarang South Coast Walk.

Please note this closure will prevent walkers from undertaking a loop walk via Durras Mountain from Pretty Beach. The return walk from Pretty Beach to Durras Mountain remains open.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information please contact Local National Parks office

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Applies from Thu 5 May 2022, 3.44pm. Last reviewed: Fri 13 May 2022, 9.19am

Safety alerts: Wet and muddy roads

Due to ongoing wet weather, unsealed roads and vehicle tracks in Murramarang National Park may have significant erosion and muddy sections. A high clearance vehicle and/or 4WD may be required.

North Head Road and the Old Coast Road remain suitable for 2WD vehicles. Road conditions may change at short notice. Take care and drive safely.

For more information, contact the local NPWS office.

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Applies from Fri 11 Mar 2022, 4.37pm. Last reviewed: Thu 5 May 2022, 3.59pm

Closed areas: Tracks and trails closed due to poor weather

Unsealed tracks and trails in the following parks are closed due to poor weather and dangerous conditions:

  • Morton National Park south and east of the Shoalhaven River
  • Morton State Conservation Area
  • Comerong Island Nature Reserve
  • Corramy Regional Park
  • Conjola National Park
  • Murramarang Aboriginal Area
  • Budawang National Park
  • Bimbermala National Park
  • Clyde River National Park
  • Cullendulla Creek Nature Reserve

Remember, it’s never safe to drive, ride or walk through flood waters, so you’ll need to reschedule your visit and avoid travel through areas in this park. Check Live Traffic NSW for up-to-date information about road closures. For assistance during severe weather visit the NSW SES website. In life-threatening situations call emergency services on Triple Zero (000).

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

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Applies from Fri 15 Oct 2021, 10.04am. Last reviewed: Wed 6 Apr 2022, 11.31am

Closed areas: Roads closed due to fire damage

The following roads are closed until further notice due to fire damage to bridges:

  • Dam Road
  • Link Road
  • Higgins Creek Road

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

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Applies from Wed 29 Dec 2021, 4.54pm to Thu 30 Jun 2022, 4.55pm. Last reviewed: Tue 18 Jan 2022, 1.42pm

Other planned events: 1080 pest management program

NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) is conducting a baiting program using fresh meat, manufactured baits and CPEs containing 1080 (sodium fluoroacetate) poison for the control of foxes and wild dogs. The program will be ongoing and continuous from Saturday 1 January through to Thursday 30 June 2022.

The baited parks and reserves include:

  • Meroo National Park
  • Murramarang National Park
  • Narrawallee Creek Nature Reserve
  • Conjola National Park

There will be signs at all baiting locations.

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 in the vicinity must be restrained or muzzled and must not enter the baiting location. In the event of accidental poisoning seek immediate veterinary assistance.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For further information call the NPWS Nowra area office on 02 4428 6300.

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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/murramarang-pretty-beach/local-alerts

Park info

  • in Murramarang National Park in the South Coast region
  • Murramarang 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 pay and display machines - cash and credit cards accepted. Card only at Pretty Beach.

    Buy annual pass
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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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