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Terania Creek picnic area

Nightcap National Park

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Applies from Tue 28 Nov 2023, 4.48pm to Fri 1 Dec 2023, 11.22am. Last reviewed: Wed 29 Nov 2023, 11.22am

Closed areas: Peates Mountain Road closed to pedestrian traffic on 29th November 2023

Peates Mountain Road will be closed to all traffic on 30th November 2023 while undergoing repairs. This restriction includes pedestrians, mountain bikes and horses. Please obey all signage in place.


Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, please contact NPWS Alstonville Office on (02) 6627 0200 

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Applies from Thu 17 Nov 2022, 5.00pm. Last reviewed: Thu 16 Nov 2023, 9.07am

Closed areas: Mebbin National Park Campground Open with closed access to some trails

Mebbin National Park and Cutters Camp Campground - OPEN 

Some of the walking tracks remain closed due to landslips and erosion caused by the severe rainfall causing dangerous conditions during February/March 2022.

Areas that remain CLOSED:

  • Original section of Byrrill Creek Walking Track (closed due to severe landslip) an alternative walking track is now available, access to the 3km return walking track is from behind the camp kitchen in Cutters Camp Campground.

Penalties apply for non-compliance. For more information, contact the local park office on (02) 66 708 600.

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Applies from Fri 30 Jun 2023, 1.00pm to Sat 30 Dec 2023, 1.00pm. Last reviewed: Fri 24 Nov 2023, 8.30am

Closed areas: Closed areas due to flood damage

The following areas are open:

  • Minyon Grass Day Use Area
  • Minyon Drive
  • Minyon Falls walking track from Minyon Grass Day Use Area to base of falls only
  • Pholis Walking track
  • Whian Whian mountain bike trails
  • Protestors Falls walking track
  • Terania Creek picnic area

The following walking tracks and areas are closed until Friday 29 December 2023 due to flood damage:

  • Minyon Falls walking track from lookout to base of falls
  • Historic Nightcap track

These closures may be extended and any extension will be posted as soon as possible.

Alternative walking options in the area include:

  • Big Scrub loop and Rocky Creek Dam walk, accessible from Rocky Creek Dam picnic area
  • Mount Matheson loop accessible from Newton Drive.

Please drive with care as local roads leading to the park still have considerable flood damage. There are large pot holes, wash out and some narrow, single lane sections.

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

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  • 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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